Sunday, May 26, 2024

Upcoming at the American Museum of Natural History


Join us at the Museum for discussions on new research, a Pride Month celebration, and more.  



Museum Calendar | This Month at the Museum


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Upcoming at the Museum

Join leading scientists in vibrant discussions on emerging research. Learn how CRISPR-Cas has revolutionized our ability to manipulate genomes. Step into the Hayden Planetarium to explore exoplanets with an astrophysicist. Plus, be sure to attend the Museum's Pride Month event in June and celebrate LGBTQ+ contributions to science, culture, and the natural world. 


Museum Members are invited to explore their favorite exhibitions after hours in May. Not already a Member? Join today!



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Member Evening Hours

Thursday, May 30, 6 pm

Explore the Museum after hours! Experience your favorite exhibitions without the crowds during monthly evening hours just for Members.





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SciCafe: Programmable Biology

Wednesday, June 5, 7 pm

What makes CRISPR-Cas so powerful? Learn how scientists use new programmable genetic engineering systems and artificial intelligence to advance our understanding of the human genome. 





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Astronomy Live: The Performance of the JWST

Tuesday, June 11, 7 pm

Explore the universe with a NASA astrophysicist, and learn how the James Webb Space Telescope is helping scientists better understand the life cycle of nearby stars and exoplanets. 





Facade of the Gilder Center lit up at night with many guests inside and outside.

Pride Night at the Museum 

Thursday, June 13, 6 pm

Explore LGBTQ+ contributions to science, culture, and the natural world. From captivating performances to cutting-edge space visualizations, this event promises to be a fusion of learning, entertainment, and pride.





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Save the Date: July Manhattanhenge

Friday, July 12 

Manhattanhenge is a phenomenon in New York City where the setting Sun perfectly aligns with the city’s street grid. On July 12, the Museum will celebrate this astronomical event. Save the date, and learn more about Manhattanhenge!




Become a Member today and make any day extraordinary. Enjoy free admission, exclusive access to new exhibitions and galleries, and more.


American Museum of Natural History

200 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024-5102
Phone: 212-769-5100