We are pleased to announce a special event at The American Museum of Natural History on Thursday, January 31 from 1:45 to 4:00 pm. The event will feature a one-hour guided tour covering the Hall of Planet Earth and the updated Climate Change exhibit, followed by a presentation by John Matthews, senior executive in the Development Department. Mr. Matthews will discuss the museum’s history, challenges and plans for the new Gilder Center for Science, Education and Innovation, representing a major museum expansion.
The American Museum of Natural History is one of the world’s preeminent scientific, educational, and cultural institutions. Since its founding in 1869, the Museum has advanced its global mission to explore and interpret human cultures, the natural world, and the universe through a wide-reaching program of scientific research, education, and exhibitions. The Museum accomplishes this ambitious goal through its extensive facilities and resources. The institution houses 45 permanent exhibition halls, state-of-the-art research laboratories, one of the largest natural history libraries in the Western Hemisphere, and a permanent collection of more than 30 million specimens and cultural artifacts.
Optional lunch preceding the event in the museum’s Cafeteria, which offers a wide selection of salads, sandwiches, and hot entrees. Please contact Herb Kaplan (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you wish to be included.
Entrance: Rose Center for Earth and Space, 81st Street between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue
Please note that no refunds will be issued.
Central Park West at 79th Street, New York, NY, 10024-5192