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Cameron, Naomi & Dianna Glam Up 2014 American Museum of Natural History Gala

Making the most of a Manhattan evening, Cameron Diaz showed up at the American Museum of Natural History last night (November 20) for the 2014 Gala. Joined by model pal Naomi Campbell and “Glee” actress Dianna Agron, the “There’s Something...Show More Summary

Cameron Diaz, Tina Fey & Benjamin McKenzie Show Their Support at the Museum Gala 2014

Cameron Diaz gets all dressed up for the 2014 Museum Gala at American Museum of Natural History on Thursday evening (November 20) in New York City. The 42-year-old actress was joined at the big bash by Tina Fey with her husband Jeff Richmond, supermodel Naomi Campbell, Orange is the New Black actress Laura Prepon, Mike [...]

Inside The American Natural History Museum's Plan To Double Down On Exploration

The globe might already be mapped. But in the midst of an extinction crisis, there's still untold wildlife to discover. Can scientists catalog life on Earth before it's too late? The American Museum of Natural History that I and a large group of other explorers call home was established in a mid-19th-century world very different from ours today. Show More Summary

‘Shelf Life’, A New Web Series by the American Museum of Natural History Highlighting Its 33 Million Specimens

3 days agoOdd : Laughing Squid

Shelf Life is a new web series produced by the American Museum of Natural History that highlights its collection of approximately 33 million artifacts and specimens. The first episode introduces some of the scientists who work at the museum as they demonstrate some items from the museum’s collection. New episodes are scheduled to be released monthly. […]

‘Shelf Life’, A New Series by the American Museum of Natural History Highlighting Its 33 Million Specimens

3 days agoOdd : Laughing Squid

Shelf Life is a new web series produced by the American Museum of Natural History that highlights its collection of approximately 33 million artifacts and specimens. The first episode introduces some of the scientists who work at the museum as they demonstrate some items from the museum’s collection. New episodes are scheduled to be released monthly. […]

Shelf Life

3 days agoOdd : Kottke.org

Shelf Life is a new video series from the American Museum of Natural History that will deep-dive into the archives of the museum and feature some of its 33 million artifacts and specimens. From centuries-old specimens to entirely new...Show More Summary

Photos and Melted Artifacts From a Horrific Volcanic Disaster

In 1902, Mt. Pelée erupted, destroying a bustling Caribbean city of 27,000. A new exhibit at the American Museum of Natural History shows artifacts from that disaster, and many others. The post Photos and Melted Artifacts From a Horrific Volcanic Disaster appeared first on WIRED.

Benedict Cumberbatch Says His Managers Are on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown

Benedict Cumberbatch suits up while walking the red carpet at the 2014 CNN Heroes: An All-Star Tribute held at the American Museum of Natural History on Tuesday (November 18) in New York City. Also in attendance at the event were Mad Men‘s Christina Hendricks and hubby Geoffrey Arend, Orange Is the New Black‘s Uzo Aduba, [...]

‘Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb’ Trailer: The After-Hours Action Moves To London

Teddy, Dexter and the crew at the American Museum of Natural History are acting weird, but Larry doesn't think it's their fault. Night At The Museum: Secret Of The Tomb — the third installment of a franchise that already has banked nearly $1 billion worldwide — moves the action to London, where a whole new gang of people and critters comes to life. Show More Summary

Heidi Klum Honored at the K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers Gala!

Heidi Klum is so pretty in a figure hugging dress at the 2014 K.I.D.S./Fashion Delivers Gala held at the American Museum of Natural History on Wednesday evening (November 5) in New York City. The 41-year-old supermodel was joined at the event by fellow model Coco Rocha, as well as designer Zac Posen. Heidi was honored [...]

Space madness | Hipster craft mart | MoMA music exhibit

Move your feet to the rockin'-est, rock-steady beat while exploring the cosmos. The American Museum of Natural History presents One Step Beyond, its monthly dance party at the Rose Center for Earth... To view the full story, click the title link.

Photos: Beautiful Butterflies Are Back At The American Museum Of Natural History

  Tomorrow, the American Museum of Natural History opens up its wondrous Butterfly Conservatory again. Even though the conservatory will be up for many months (its last day is May 25), this is always a real treat for New Yorkers. [ more › ]

Meet Rana Kauffeldi: The New Frog Species Named After The Man Who First Found It 80 Years Ago

3 weeks agoNews : Jonathan Turley

For many years until his death, Carl Kauffeld, the director of the Staten Island Zoo and at the American Museum of Natural History, insisted that he had discovered a new species of frog leaving in New York and New Jersey, but faced widespread dismissals from his colleagues. Kauffeld died in 1974, but this week he […]

Drunk Museum Review: The Mütter Museum Will Give Me Nightmares Forever

3 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Last time, I had a ball at the American Museum of Natural History. This last time was much less fun than that. I cannot stress enough that having a series of existential crises while drunk and alone in the Mütter Museum is a horrible idea. Just horrible. Read more...

Families living in NYCHA developments can visit American Museum of Natural History free

Families living in NYCHA developments will be able to enjoy free trips to the American Museum of Natural History, city and museum officials announced Saturday.

Iconic tortoise Lonesome George on exhibit at American Museum of Natural History

last monthArts : Artdaily

Lonesome George, the world-famous Pinta Island tortoise who was the last of his kind and became a global icon for conservation, is on view for a limited time at the American Museum of Natural History. When he died in 2012 in the Galapagos...Show More Summary

Natural History museum gets $5M for teachers

The American Museum of Natural History says it's getting a $5.3 million grant to further its training of science teachers. The money goes to the museum's Masters of Arts in Teaching program. It's... To view the full story, click the title link.

Family Presentation 'Saving My Tomorrow' Debuts December 15 on HBO

In a unique partnership, HBO and the American Museum of Natural History present SAVING MY TOMORROW

How to Pull Off the Most Complex Taxidermy of All Time

2 months agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Yesterday the American Museum of Natural History took the wraps off it's newest main attraction: Lonesome George. Lonesome George, the world-famous giant tortoise native to the Galapagos, passed on in 2012 of natural causes. This set in motion the process to preserve George through the most complex and intricate taxidermy ever attempted—from a species of one. Read more...

Should Oil Barons Like David Koch Be Funding Our Museums?

The Natural History Museum's mobile tour. The new project's opening is Saturday at the Queens Museum. What is the point of a science museum? If you’ve visited the American Museum of Natural History in Manhattan recently, you might think...Show More Summary

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