This list barely scratches the surface of the city’s artistic offerings this year, from overdue retrospectives to surprising sides of artists we know well.
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.
In the 16th century, Pierre Belon published one of the earliest scientific depictions of a dolphin: a woodcut with finely hatched skin and pointed teeth.
The billionaire businessman David H. Koch has left his position on the board of trustees of the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) after serving on it for 23 years.
A cast of one of the largest dinosaurs to walk the Earth some 100 million years ago is being unveiled this week at the American Museum of Natural History in New York.
Titian Peale could have been the first major American lepidopterist, but instead his five decades of vibrant butterfly illustrations and research languished, unpublished until 130 years after his death.
The question of whether oil giants seek to control the messages at museums they sponsor may have been answered.
Dancing about climate change makes about as much sense as … painting Op art compositions to give stock tips. Or crafting a steel sculpture that instructs viewers how to renew their driver’s licenses. Or composing an opera to review a restaurant.
In an open letter posted today, 39 scientists call for natural history and science museums to sever connections with climate change deniers.
The eruption of Krakatoa on August 26–27, 1883, completely collapsed its Indonesian island, blasting the stratosphere with volcanic dust and sulphur dioxide. It also influenced art.
The American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) in New York is planning to add a $325 million, 218,000-square-foot science center, the New York Times reported.
The digitization of Charles Darwin’s scientific archive is half completed. When it’s finished, the project will allow researchers and anyone who’s curious to follow the steps that brought the 19th-century naturalist to formulate his evolutionary theory.