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Sat Nov
1

Evening Premiere of "The Morning Time Disappeared", the "Wang Jianwei: Time Temple" Exhibition Film

Presented by Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum


Films and videos are screened in the New Media Theater and are free with museum admission. See the listings below for more information.
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Categories: Museums


Sun Nov
9
:p - 4:30p

A Curator Artist Tour: Homeland [IN] Security: Vanishing Dreams

Presented by Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs


Tour of current Exhibition with Artists and Curator
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Categories: Arts, Museums, Programs


Wed Nov
12

Wang Jianwei in Conversation with Hans Ulrich Obrist

Presented by Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum


$12, $8 members, free for students with RSVP.
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Categories: Museums


Sat Nov
15
Sun Aug
9

American Museum of Natural History Presents: Nature’s Fury: The Science of Natural Disasters

Presented by American Museum of Natural History


Nature’s Fury: The Science of Natural Disasters will uncover the causes of natural disasters, explore the consequences, and examine how individuals and communities cope and adapt in the aftermath. The exhibition features compelling interactive displays and animations to help visitors understand how natural phenomena occur. Visitors can monitor earthquakes worldwide in real time, manipulate a model earthquake fault, generate a virtual volcano, stand within the center of a roaring tornado, and watch the power of Hurricane Sandy via an interactive map of New York City. As they engage with and explore these interactive exhibits, visitors will learn how scientists are helping to make better predictions, to plan responses, and to prepare for future events. Nature’s Fury is proudly sponsored by Travelers.
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Sat Nov
15
Sat Aug
9

American Museum of Natural History Presents: Nature's Fury: The Science of Natural Disasters

Presented by American Museum of Natural History


Nature’s Fury: The Science of Natural Disasters will uncover the causes of natural disasters, explore the consequences, and examine how individuals and communities cope and adapt in the aftermath. The exhibition features compelling interactive displays and animations to help visitors understand how natural phenomena occur. Visitors can monitor earthquakes worldwide in real time, manipulate a model earthquake fault, generate a virtual volcano, stand within the center of a roaring tornado, and watch the power of Hurricane Sandy via an interactive map of New York City. As they engage with and explore these interactive exhibits, visitors will learn how scientists are helping to make better predictions, to plan responses, and to prepare for future events. Nature’s Fury: The Science of Natural Disasters was originally created by The Field Museum, Chicago, with additional content developed by the American Museum of Natural History (amnh.org). Nature’s Fury is proudly sponsored by Travelers.
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Sun Nov
16
:p - 5:00p

American Museum of Natural History Presents: Finding Form Line: In 3D

Presented by American Museum of Natural History


Enter a world of monumental Haida totems with Shoshannah Greene, cultural ambassador at the Haida Heritage Centre, in British Columbia, and 3D animation artist, on a special tour of the Museum’s Hall of Northwest Coast Indians. Tour highlights will include powerful tellings of the Raven and Eagle stories and a new look at the distinctive Haida form line art showcased in the hall. Visitors will be able to create a special Haida design, with Greene, to take home.
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Mon Nov
17

American Museum of Natural History Presents: SeismoDome: Sights and Sounds of Earthquakes and Global Seismology

Presented by American Museum of Natural History


Earthquakes happen frequently—but what causes them? Why are they unpredictable? What do they tell us about Earth’s deep interior? Explore these questions with collaborating Earth scientists, astrophysicists, and sound artists as they bring to the Planetarium Dome immersive displays of earthquakes through time and also seismic waves moving through and around the planet. Through sight and sound, explore four earthquakes from the last decade, viewed from space and then from deep inside the globe. Experiencing these dramatic events in the Planetarium will transform the way you think about our planet.
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Wed Nov
19

American Museum of Natural History Presents: Culture Salon: Pacific Northwest Past, Present, Future

Presented by American Museum of Natural History


Join Aaron Glass, assistant professor at the Bard Graduate Center and research associate of the Museum’s Division of Anthropology, for a look at how the Hall of Northwest Coast Indians reflects the legacy of anthropologist Franz Boas and an open dialogue on contemporary Northwest Coast communities’ lives. Then, join Haida master chef Roberta Olson for a special sampling of staple dried snacks such as dried smoked salmon, dried herring roe on kelp, and dried seaweed, as Olson discusses her family’s long lineage of expert cooks and fishermen.
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Sat Nov
22
1:00p - 5:00p

American Museum of Natural History Presents: Finding Form Line: Haida Manga

Presented by American Museum of Natural History


Internationally renowned Haida artist Michael Nicoll Yahgulanaas, known for his unique Haida manga style— which combines Northwest Coast form lines with the underpinnings of Asian graphic novels known as “manga” (Japanese) and “manhwa” (Korean)—comes to the Museum! He will guide Museum visitors to record and examine their own personal stories as they explore themes from Yahgulanaas’s stunning full- color graphic novel, RED. Visitors are invited as well to contribute to a dynamic Haida Manga-inspired mural, which will be created on- site in the Hall of Northwest Coast Indians. The event will include a special reading and signing of RED.
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Categories: Museums