Pending approval from the state and city, the museum plans to reopen September 9 after being closed for the COVID-19 pandemic.
Maybe we can finally really look at Theodore Roosevelt statue: a monument that is all about hierarchy, created to express what American Museum of Natural History exhibits at the time called the “distinct races of mankind.”
An internal memo to the museum’s staff over the weekend was the first to announce the decision to remove the controversial statues on Central Park West.
The museum in this moment can be transformed by a repertoire of antifascist actions that consists of mourning, militancy, and liberation.
About 200 full time staffers have been cut via layoffs and voluntary retirements, and another 250 were furloughed.
Mercer, a conservative megadonor and supporter of organizations backing climate change denial, has been “quietly removed” from the museum’s board of trustees, according to activist group Revolting Lesbians.
For its fourth annual Anti-Columbus Day Tour, Decolonize This Place reiterated its demands that AMNH remove its controversial statue of Theodore Roosevelt
Almost two years after the fascist rally at Charlottesville around a mediocre statue of Robert E. Lee, the American Museum of Natural History has opened its exhibition Addressing the Statue.
A new study that examined the collections of major American and European museums found that male specimens outnumbered female specimens across most ancient and modern mammals with the exception of bats, anteaters, and sloths.
After pushback from museum staff and prominent scientists, AMNH has decided “that the Museum is not the optimal location for the Brazilian-Am. Chamber of Commerce gala dinner,” which is set to honor Jair Bolsonaro.
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro will be honored at the annual “Person of the Year Awards” by the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce.
Artists are embracing the holiday spirit, from a train show to a Kwanzaa festival.