New York City has some of the best major museums in the world. But beyond the big league Museums of Natural History and Modern Art exist a number of smaller, quirkier spaces that delve into topics spanning everything from bygone mobsters to the history of elevators. Here are our favorite niche museums in NYC; as always, leave yours in the comments. [ more › ]
The Natural History Museum today announced the winners of its Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2016 awards in London, with entrants exploring the frail relationship between humans and animals.
American photojournalist and field biologist Tim Laman has been named the Wildlife Photographer of the Year for 2016. Laman earned the prestigious recognition from the Natural History Museum in London for his image, Entwined Lives. The...Show More Summary
The Natural History Museum's annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition is one of the most prestigious photography contests in the world. This year's winners were awarded last night at the Natural History Museum in London. The competition received over 50,000 entries from 95 different countries. Show More Summary
LONDON — The winners of the Natural History Museum's esteemed annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition have been announced, and the 2016 cohort has produced some truly majestic images. From 50,000 entries spanning 95 countries,...Show More Summary
Brighton Pier and Natural History Museum get lowest scores in parents’ survey of food offered on popular family outings Many of the UK’s most popular tourist attractions are failing to serve up healthy meals and snacks for young visitors,...Show More Summary
What: Dressed in blazers and wearing crocodile masks alongside two crocodile sculptures, two PETA supporters will lead a protest outside the American Museum of Natural History on Wednesday... The post ‘Crocodiles’ to Protest Fundraiser at American Museum of Natural History appeared first on PETA.
Meet Gunther. He’s been at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County for over a hundred years, and most visitors never even see him. At the far end of a long hall leading to the Museum’s Research Library there is a perfectly preserved...Show More Summary
"A Different American Dream" will be shown for the first time in North America on October 15, 2016 at the Margaret Mead Film Festival at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City Saturday, October 15. If you live in the...Show More Summary
whiteness Xatherin Gonzalez On Monday, Indigenous People’s Day, more than 200 people attended an activist-led Anti-Columbus Day Tour at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City. Artists and activists involved in a project...Show More Summary
Four hundred indigenous rights activists occupied the American Museum of Natural History Monday afternoon in protest of Columbus Day and museum exhibitions they consider to be demeaning to indigenous peoples. [ more › ]
Over 200 people took part in the Decolonize This Place tour of the American Museum of Natural History, and joined the rally outside the museum to remove the controversial Roosevelt statue. The post #DecolonizeThisPlace Demands Removal of Natural History Museum’s Roosevelt Statue appeared first on Hyperallergic.
Despite being the third most visited museum in the entire world, there is much more to the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History than meets the eye. In fact, 99 percent of the museum’s 144 million specimens are hidden behind the scenes. Show More Summary
The American Red Cross NY held it Heroes Among Us Gala on October 5th, at the American Museum Of Natural History, honoring Robert DeNiro, Tribeca Film co-founder Jane Rosenthal, + others. Spotted: -- Robert De Niro asking the crowd,Show More Summary
Forty-four documentary films will take over the American Museum of Natural History beginning on Oct. 13 as part of the 40th annual Margaret Mead Film Festival. The four-day festival, founded in... To view the full story, click the title link.
The Museum of Natural History in London is set to receive a makeover that will enhance its space.
Commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History and the 100th anniversary of the creation of America?s National Park Service, Yosemite: Exploring the Incomparable Valley considers one of the country?s most celebrated natural landmarks through the fields of both art and science. Show More Summary
“Museums were originally meant to be places of inspiration, literally the ‘seat of the Muses’. In our 21st-century interpretation, however, we expect them to function as providers of kid-oriented entertainment more than anything els...
There's nothing natural or historic about trapping endangered crocodiles in tiny tanks and putting them on display. The post PETA ‘Crocodile’ Trapped at American Museum of Natural History appeared first on PETA.
What: On Thursday, visitors to the American Museum of Natural History will get an eyeful as a PETA supporter bodypainted to look like a crocodile lies trapped inside... The post ‘Crocodile’ to Protest Dishonest Exhibit at American Museum of Natural History appeared first on PETA.