Artist Behind This Year’s Origami Tree Traveled an Inspiring Journey — That Stopped Briefly at Ruby Foo’s Restaurant

An artist behind this year’s famed origami tree at the American Museum of Natural History got his start in an unlikely spot -- teaching chi … Read the rest of this entry >>

Get Your Vax Under the Museum of Natural History’s Famous Whale

The city's newest mass vaccination site will be the Museum of Natural History, where people will soon be able to get the shot under the iconic blue w … Read the rest of this entry >>

Natural History Museum Theater Reopens at Limited Capacity, Featuring Fiery Volcano Film

The Lefrak Theater at the American Museum of Natural reopened yesterday, March 10th, at limited capacity, as pa … Read the rest of this entry >>

Museum Unveils Origami Tree, and People Can Join Folding Workshops

The Museum of Natural History is continuing a holiday tradition of putting up a tree made entirely of folded origami. The theme this year is Cranes and C … Read the rest of this entry >>

Museum of Natural History Plans to Reopen in September With New Payment System

The Museum of Natural History has applied to the city and state to reopen at 25% capacity on Sept. 9, nearly six months after it closed because of Covi … Read the rest of this entry >>

Protesters Face Off In Front of Controversial Teddy Roosevelt Statue

A group of protestors bearing signs such as "Teddy Deserves Better" and "Trump 2020" gathered outside the Museum of Natural History on 79th Street and Central Park … Read the rest of this entry >>

Group Warns City to Remove Teddy Roosevelt Statue as Police Seek Vandal

The statue of President Theodore Roosevelt on the steps of the Museum of Natural History has been provoking debate and protest for years … Read the rest of this entry >>

Wednesday: Museum of Natural History Will Hold Special Online Event for First Space Flight in Almost a Decade

Private company SpaceX will be sending a man into space on Wednesday, the first human flight from the U.S. in nearly a de … Read the rest of this entry >>

Natural History Museum Offers Links To Fun and Learning For All

Finding yourself with a little extra time on your hands? Here’s a suggestion. We have within the neighborhood the leading natural history m … Read the rest of this entry >>

New Hall of Gems Opening This Fall; Will It Inspire the Same Love as the Old One?

The Museum of Natural History offered a sneak peek on Tuesday of the design for the new Halls of Gems and Minerals now under construction inside the mu … Read the rest of this entry >>

How a Gray Whale Turned Blue, and the Mystery of the Pigeon Droppings

It's quite a peculiar problem to have for a creature of the sea, but there was no denying it: This whale was dusty. If the famous blue whale of the American Museum of Natural History wanted to live up to its name ag … Read the rest of this entry >>

Museum of Natural History Breaks Ground for New Gilder Center; ‘Here We Go, Bravo, and Thank You’

It had the feel of a party, and everyone looked great. The mood was buoyant; people greeted each other warmly; cries of “Hi, haven't seen you in ages” floated abov … Read the rest of this entry >>

Major New Interactive T. Rex Exhibition to Launch Museum of Natural History’s Anniversary Celebration

The American Museum of Natural History is turning 150 years old on April 6th. To celebrate, it is launching a multi-year series of events and pro … Read the rest of this entry >>

Museum of Natural History Can Resume All Work on Gilder Center, Court Rules

All work on the Museum of Natural History’s Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innovation can proceed, ruled the New York State Supreme Court Appellate Divis … Read the rest of this entry >>

Tennis Legend Billie Jean King Rallies Opponents of Museum of Natural History Expansion

Tennis great Billie Jean King spoke at a rally Saturday morning on the steps of the American Museum of Natural History, at 79th Street and Central Park … Read the rest of this entry >>

Construction Halt Revives the Question: Is the Museum Expansion Terrific or Toxic?

In the wake of another roadblock to the American Museum of Natural History’s proposed Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innov … Read the rest of this entry >>

Museum of Natural History Wins Lawsuit Allowing it to Proceed With Expansion

A judge ruled in favor of the Museum of Natural History on Monday, allowing it to proceed with construction of the Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education, and Innova … Read the rest of this entry >>

Community Board Roundup: Local Politicians Ready to Bring Change to DC and Albany, as Museum Fights ‘Scare Tactics’

Local politicians came to the Community Board 7 meeting on Tuesday to update people about their plans for the coming legislative sess … Read the rest of this entry >>

Museum Gets Court Permission to Start Basic Site Work for New Building, With Limits; Both Sides Declare Victory

A state appeals court ruling on Friday gives the Museum of Natural History permission to do some basic work around the site of the planned Richard Gilder C … Read the rest of this entry >>

Judge Issues Temporary Restraining Order Against Construction and Tree Removal for Museum of Natural History Addition

A state judge issued a temporary restraining order on Monday halting construction on the Museum of Natural History's Richard Gilder Center until i … Read the rest of this entry >>

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