On Monday, the museum unveiled the opening date of its Richard Gilder Center for Science, Education and Innovation and shared details of what it will contain.
Scientists describe a new species of vampyropod from a 328-million-year-old, 10-armed fossil found in Montana.
Workers at nearly two dozen American art museums have created collective bargaining units in recent years to push for better pay and working conditions.
The equestrian monument to Roosevelt, which has stirred protests as a symbol of colonialism and racism, is leaving its plinth, in pieces.
Children 5 and over must now have proof of vaccination to see shows and visit museums. As Covid-19 surges, arts organizations are trying to welcome their youngest audience members safely.
‘Sharks,’ a new exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History, proves that humans are far more dangerous to these animals than they are to us.
A century after museum collectors surveyed Colombia’s avian fauna, a new generation of researchers returns to see what remains, and what has changed.
The American Museum of Natural History’s sculpture of the ex-president, flanked by a Native American man and an African man, will be sent to an institution dedicated to his life.
A visit to the renovated hall of gems and minerals at the American Museum of Natural History reveals how the cosmos works in the real world.
A beach. A ski resort. Dracula’s house. Some Covid-19 vaccine sites are more interesting than others.
Circus classes, kite-flying workshops, escape rooms and other games to occupy your children (as if you haven’t already been doing this for a year) while school’s out.
With the return of the space theater at the American Museum of Natural History, New Yorkers can again add “space exploration” to their travel agenda.
An exhibition at the Museum of Natural History is the sum of all lessons on hue.
“The Uranus jokes never end,” an astronomer said.
Visiting during the pandemic can feel a bit lonely. Museum directors worry that will persist far into 2021.
The visitors may be masked, but the art is gradually coming into full view.
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s announcement of a phased start to in-person classes left many parents with little time to make alternative arrangements.
Many museums and zoos are offering free and discounted admission for students and caregivers in the next few weeks.
He stole the Star of India and other gems from the Museum of Natural History. Two days later he was under arrest.
What you need to know before venturing back out to see art, from safety precautions to the exhibitions still on view.
The city recorded 242 shootings last month, more than twice as many as in August 2019.
The American Museum of Natural History is going for an intimate experience — allowing hundreds, not thousands, of visitors in per hour — when it reopens on Sept. 9.
The app would have asked employees to report if they had a fever and any new symptoms each day. Some see it as an invasion of privacy.
In five incidents, people have thrown paint on the bright-yellow street display on Fifth Avenue. Each time, city workers have restored the lettering.
New Jersey will replace “freeholder,” the 18th-century designation for county lawmakers, with the word “commissioner.”
Last week it was decided to remove the image because it evoked racism and colonialism. Sunday, the other side turned out.
Readers discuss plans to remove the Teddy Roosevelt statue in front of the Museum of Natural History and controversies over other monuments.
No question the Roosevelt sculpture has to go. But what of the Shaw Memorial in Boston? Eliminate or obscure it, or explain it?
Cultural institutions are finding creative ways to engage young visitors virtually this summer, and many of the offerings are free.
The equestrian memorial to Theodore Roosevelt has long prompted objections as a symbol of colonialism and racism.
She lived through the Holocaust, Communism and the Hungarian Revolution of 1956. She died of Covid-19.
Science and children’s museums are studying how to rethink their many tactile exhibits to keep people safe.
About 450 employees will be affected by coronavirus cost-savings measures.
The debate over who should get payouts under their policies has entered the courts, state legislatures and Washington.