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July 12 - 18, 42 Events in Upper West Side

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    Hall of Northwest Coast Indian

    10:00 AM at American Museum of Natural History - Central Park West at 79th Street

    The Hall of Northwest Coast Indians, the Museum's oldest hall, showcases the research conducted during the Museum's first major field expedition, the Jesup North Pacific Expedition (1897-1902), considered one of the most important anthropological fie... read more

    Occurs 181 more times through Jan 15
  • Jul 18
    Thu 10:00 AM
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    Hall of Eastern Woodlands Indians

    10:00 AM at American Museum of Natural History - Central Park West at 79th Street

    These halls showcase artifacts such as cooking utensils, clothing, weapons, and jewelry from traditional Native American cultures in the East and in the Plains. The Hall of Eastern Woodlands Indians focuses on the traditional cultures of the Mohegan,... read more

    Occurs 181 more times through Jan 15
  • Jul 18
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    Hall of African Peoples

    10:00 AM at American Museum of Natural History - Central Park West at 79th Street

    Africa, a continent of nearly 12 million square miles and more than 700 million inhabitants, boasts a rich array of cultures. The Hall of African Peoples explores this great diversity, highlighting the traditional lifestyles and customs of people liv... read more

    Occurs 181 more times through Jan 15
  • Jul 18
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    Hall of Asian Peoples

    10:00 AM at American Museum of Natural History - Central Park West at 79th Street

    The Museum's holdings in Asian ethnology constitute one of the finest such collections in the Western Hemisphere. This extensive collection provides the foundation for the Hall of Asian Peoples, the Museum's largest cultural hall. The hall explores s... read more

    Occurs 181 more times through Jan 15
  • Jul 18
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    Hall of Mexico and Central America

    10:00 AM at American Museum of Natural History - Central Park West at 79th Street

    The diverse art, architecture, and traditions of the Maya, Toltec, Olmec, Aztec, and other Mesoamerican pre-Columbian cultures are the subjects of this hall. The outstanding collections on display include monuments, figurines, pottery, and jewelry th... read more

    Occurs 181 more times through Jan 15
  • Jul 18
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    Hall of South American Peoples

    10:00 AM at American Museum of Natural History - Central Park West at 79th Street

    This hall explores the pre-Columbian cultures of South America as well as the traditional cultures living in the region today, encompassing the ancient Inka, Moche, Chavin, and Chancay cultures as well as the many peoples of modern Amazonia. Especial... read more

    Occurs 181 more times through Jan 15
  • Jul 18
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    Hall of Pacific Peoples

    10:00 AM at American Museum of Natural History - Central Park West at 79th Street

    The renowned anthropologist Margaret Mead (1901-1978) worked in the Museum's Anthropology Department from 1926 until her death. Through her groundbreaking expeditions to Samoa, New Guinea, and Bali, Mead brought anthropological work into the public c... read more

    Occurs 181 more times through Jan 15
  • Jul 18
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    Hall of Asian Mammals

    10:00 AM at American Museum of Natural History - Central Park West at 79th Street

    Between 1922 and 1928, Museum Trustee Arthur S. Vernay and British Colonel John C. Faunthorpe conducted six expeditions to collect animal specimens in India, Burma (now Myanmar), and Siam (now Thailand). The specimens were then donated to the Museum ... read more

    Occurs 181 more times through Jan 15
  • Jul 18
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    Hall of North American Mammals

    10:00 AM at American Museum of Natural History - Central Park West at 79th Street

    More than 25 Museum expeditions, ranging from Mexico to Ellesmere Island in the Canadian Arctic and from the Atlantic to the Pacific Oceans, produced the magnificent examples of North American mammals displayed in this hall. James Perry Wilson (1889-... read more

    Occurs 181 more times through Jan 15
  • Jul 18
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    Hall of African Mammals

    10:00 AM at American Museum of Natural History - Central Park West at 79th Street

    Since its opening in 1936, the Akeley Hall of African Mammals has been considered one of the world's greatest museum displays. The hall is named after Carl Akeley (1864-1926), the explorer, conservationist, taxidermist, sculptor, and photographer who... read more

    Occurs 181 more times through Jan 15
  • Jul 18
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    Hall of Oceanic Birds

    10:00 AM at American Museum of Natural History - Central Park West at 79th Street

    This hall's dioramas represent the bird life of the far-flung islands of the Pacific. These islands are geologically diverse, ranging from low coral to high mountains. One of the dioramas represents the bird population of the Guano Islands, named aft... read more

    Occurs 181 more times through Jan 15
  • Jul 18
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    Hall of Reptiles and Amphibians

    10:00 AM at American Museum of Natural History - Central Park West at 79th Street

    Amphibians were the first vertebrates to live on land. From them evolved reptiles, which in turn gave rise to mammals and birds. This hall reviews the relationships, life histories, habits, behavior, and various adaptations of the coldblooded vertebr... read more

    Occurs 181 more times through Jan 15
  • Jul 18
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    Hall of Birds of the World

    10:00 AM at American Museum of Natural History - Central Park West at 79th Street

    Although some bird species cross the boundaries of oceans and mountains and a few are found worldwide, each area of the world has its indigenous birds. The Birds of the World Hall shows some major faunal areas and their characteristic birds. Its purp... read more

    Occurs 181 more times through Jan 15
  • Jul 18
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    Hall of North American Birds

    10:00 AM at American Museum of Natural History - Central Park West at 79th Street

    The Hall of North American Birds is named for Frank M. Chapman (1864-1945), the Museum's renowned ornithologist. Under the direction of Chapman, a leader in the study of bird speciation and distribution in the Western Hemisphere, the Museum's bird co... read more

    Occurs 181 more times through Jan 15
  • Jul 18
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    Hall of North American Forests

    10:00 AM at American Museum of Natural History - Central Park West at 79th Street

    This hall exploring the ecology of North American forests features a piece of a giant sequoia tree. The sequoia, which was cut down in 1891, had survived for more than 1,300 years and its full height exceeded 300 feet. Around the central point of the... read more

    Occurs 181 more times through Jan 15
  • Jul 18
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    Hall of Primates

    10:00 AM at American Museum of Natural History - Central Park West at 79th Street

    The primate order, one of the many subdivisions of mammals, includes monkeys, apes, and humans. This hall provides an overview of primates through skeletons, mounted specimens, and artwork. The order is broken down into families, in displays that tra... read more

    Occurs 181 more times through Jan 15
  • Jul 18
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    Hall of New York State Environment

    10:00 AM at American Museum of Natural History - Central Park West at 79th Street

    This hall chronicles the development of New York State's natural landscape over time. It describes the geological history from Precambrian times (2 billion years ago) to the present day, including glaciation, and displays of local fossils showing tha... read more

    Occurs 181 more times through Jan 15
  • Jul 18
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    Hall of Minerals and Hall of Gems

    10:00 AM at American Museum of Natural History - Central Park West at 79th Street

    These halls contain exquisite treasures, which can be systematically arranged according to their similarities and differences in the same manner as animals and plants. In the Hall of Minerals the visitor finds minerals composed of a single element, s... read more

    Occurs 181 more times through Jan 15
  • Jul 18
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    Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Hall

    10:00 AM at American Museum of Natural History - Central Park West at 79th Street

    This hall is a tribute to Theodore Roosevelt (1858—1919), and the contributions he made to city, state, and nation through the many roles he played during his life. Born in New York City and raised in Oyster Bay, Long Island, Roosevelt became involve... read more

    Occurs 181 more times through Jan 15
  • Jul 18
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    Adventures with Dora and Diego

    10:00 AM at Children's Museum of Manhattan - 212 West 83rd Street

    Enjoy new adventures in the rainforest and join Diego on a series of high-stakes animal rescue missions. Help get ready for a party and join in a fabulous fiesta at Dora’s house!

    Occurs 156 more times through Jan 18
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