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Fri Oct
31

American Museum of Natural History Presents: Halloween Celebration

Presented by American Museum of Natural History


Trick or treat among the Museum’s iconic halls. Kids’ favorite characters will wander the Museum, greeting and entertaining visitors. Spooky arts and crafts will keep little hands busy and live performances will take place throughout the night.
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Fri Oct
31
Mon Feb
16

Wang Jianwei: Time Temple

Presented by Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum


The exhibition is organized by Thomas J. Berghuis, The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Curator of Chinese Art, as part of the Guggenheim Museum’s Asian Art Initiative, which is under the direction of Alexandra Munroe, Samsung Senior Curator, Asian Art. Stephanie Kwai, Assistant Curator, Asian Art, has provided curatorial
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Sat Nov
1

American Museum of Natural History Presents: Family Program: Live Bat Encounter

Presented by American Museum of Natural History


Learn about bats from around the world up-close and personal! Rob Mies, TV personality, conservation biologist, bat expert, director of the Organization for Bat Conservation, is the co-author of the book, Stokes Beginner’s Guide to Bats. His research includes work with the endangered Indiana Bat of the United States, and the threatened Spectacled Flying Fox Bat in Australia.
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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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Sun Nov
2
11:00a - 06:30p

The Alchemist: A Peter Forgacs Film Retrospective

Presented by YIVO Institute for Jewish Research


A retrospective of the Jewish films of Peter Forgacs, Hungarian media artist.
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Wed Nov
5

American Museum of Natural History Presents: SciCafe: Antibiotics and Obesity

Presented by American Museum of Natural History


Microbiology researchers have shown recently that populations of microbes living in and on the human body affect their hosts’ health. Physician and microbiologist Martin Blaser will discuss how changes in the human microbiome brought on by microbe-killing behaviors such as overuse of antibiotics and hand sanitizers, as well as an increasing prevalence of cesarean sections, may be contributing to an increase in chronic conditions such as obesity, allergic disorders, and diabetes. The SciCafe Series is proudly sponsored by Judy and Josh Weston. This project is supported by the Science Education Partnership Award (SEPA) program of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)
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Sun Nov
9
10:30a - 4:30p

American Museum of Natural History Presents: Special Folding Fun Session with OrigamiUSA

Presented by American Museum of Natural History


Share the beauty and wonder of folding paper! This fall, highly skilled teachers from OrigamiUSA will lead ”Special Folding Fun Sessions“ at the Museum, with up to 10 classes throughout the day with offerings for all folding levels, including a family class.
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Wed Nov
12

American Museum of Natural History Presents: Glacial Earthquakes: Using Seismic and GPS Observations to Map Changes in Glaciers and Ice Sheets Worldwide

Presented by American Museum of Natural History


The great ice sheets of Greenland and Antarctica are losing mass while the number of glacial earthquakes is increasing, with six times as many earthquakes occurring in recent years as in the early 1990s. Join Dr. Meredith Nettles, associate professor of Earth and environmental sciences at Columbia University, as she discusses the discovery of these peculiar earthquakes, and shows how combining earthquake data with GPS measurements from glaciers allows us to learn how the glaciers and ice sheets may be affected by changing environmental conditions. The Annual IRIS Lecture Series is presented in collaboration with the Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology and the Seismological Society of America
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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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Fri Nov
14
Sat Nov
15
9:00p - 1:00a

American Museum of Natural History Presents: One Step Beyond

Presented by American Museum of Natural History


The American Museum of Natural History kicks off One Step Beyond for its eighth season with DJ sets by DJ Questlove, DJ Neil Armstrong, and Matthew Law. At these events, an ongoing party series, guests can dance in the Museum’s Rose Center for Earth and Space to the sounds of the biggest names in techno, electronica, hip-hop, and indie rock. Guests can also enjoy the Hayden Big Bang Theater, located in the lower part of the Hayden Sphere, which features a dynamic multimedia presentation, narrated by acclaimed actor Liam Neeson, that takes visitors on a thrilling four-minute trip from Earth to the edge of the visible universe. One Step Beyond is presented with Brightest Young Things.
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