Friday, April 19, 2024

Don't Miss EarthFest at the Museum



The blue whale featured in the Hall of Ocean Life surrounded by many Museum dioramas depicting a vast array of ocean life.


EarthFest at the Museum

Join us on Saturday, April 27, from 10 am–4 pm for EarthFest to celebrate nature's marvels and learn about the importance of conservation. This family-friendly day will feature:

  • an interactive performance by Polyglot Theatre,
  • a nature treasure hunt,
  • an augmented reality experience,
  • conversations with Museum scientists and educators,
  • and more!

Make unforgettable memories at the Museum with activities and performances for the whole family to enjoy. Be sure to review the schedule of events for performance times and further details. This event is free for Members or with Museum Admission.



Butterfly on top of a leaf with greenery in the background

Adopt a Butterfly at the Museum!

Celebrate Earth Month by adopting your very own butterfly, starting at $10 a month!* We’ll send you a certificate of adoption along with a photo and fun facts about your chosen species. You’ll also get the satisfaction of knowing you’re supporting a beacon of scientific education year-round!



*This is a symbolic donation drive that will provide vital support for a broad spectrum of Museum offerings, including the Davis Family Butterfly Vivarium.


This program is generously supported by the Abel Shafer Public Program Fund, a fund created by the Arlene B. Coffey Trust to honor the memory of Abel Shafer.  

Programs at the American Museum of Natural History are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of the Office of the Governor and the New York State Legislature. 

Polyglot Theatre is working in partnership with Inlet Dance Theatre to deliver this season. Polyglot Theatre is supported by the Victorian Government through Creative Victoria.