AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY
Totems to Turquoise: Native North American Jewelry Arts of the Northwest and Southwest
Through July 10, 2005
This groundbreaking exhibition celebrates the beauty, power, and symbolism of the magnificent tradition of Native American arts, examining techniques, materials, and styles that have evolved over the past century as Native American jewelers have transformed their traditional craft into vital forms of cultural and artistic expression.
The Butterfly Conservatory. Tropical Butterflies Alive in Winter
Through May 30, 2005
A return engagement of this popular exhibition includes more than 500 live, free-flying tropical butterflies in an enclosed habitat that approximates their natural environment.
Frogs: A Chorus of Colors
Through January 9,2005
This delightful exhibition introduces visitors to the colorful and diverse world of frogs, with over 200 specimens thriving in re-created habitats.
Frogs: A Chorus of Colors is presented with appreciation to Clyde Peeling's Reptiland.
Art in Nature: The Photographs of John Daido Loori
Through January 9,2005
Striking abstract photographs reveal the natural beauty of the land- and seascape of Point Lobos State Reserve in California.
Vital Variety A Visual Celebration of Invertebrate Biodiversity
Through Spring 2005
Invertebrates, which play a critical role in the survival of humankind, are the subject of these extraordinarily beautiful close-up photographs.
This exhibition is made possible by the generosity of the Arthur Ross Foundation.
Fall Colors across North America
Through March 13, 2005
The fiery colors of autumn come to life in these images by Anthony E. Cook, taken as he journeyed from deep southern bayous to northern tundras.
Kwanzaa 2004: We Are Family!
12:00 noon-6:00 p.m.
Celebrate Kwanzaa with an afternoon of family activities and performances.
Living in America: Native Americans of the Northeast
Three Saturdays, 1/15-1/29 1:00-5:00 p.m.
Examine the enduring legacy of Native America in New York and the Northeast. see preceding page for more information.
Global Weekends are made possible, in part, by the Coca Cola Company. The American Museum of Natural History wishes to thank the May and Samuel Rudin Family Foundation, Inc., theTolan Family, and the family of Frederick H. Leonhardt for their support of these programs.
Hearing with the Eye
Tuesday, 12/7, 6:30 p.m. (Meditation); 7:00 p.m. (Lecture)
With John Daido Loori, photographer and abbot of Zen Mountain Monastery.
Adventures in the Global Kitchen: Fiery Foods
Tuesday, 12/14, 7:00 p.m.
With Lois Ellen Frank, Kiowa, and Walter Whitewater, Dine.
Welcome to the Genome
Thursday, 12/16, 7:00 p.m.
With Rob DeSalle, AMNH, and Michael Yudell, Drexel University.
On the Wing: To the Edge of the Earth with the Peregrine Falcon
Thursday, 1/13, 7:00 p.m.
With naturalist and author Alan Tennant.
Tuesday, 1/18, 7:00-8:30 p.m.
With science writer Simon Singh.
Uncorking Ancient Vintages
Thursday, 1/27, 7:00 p.m.
With culinary expert and chef Bill Yosses.
FAMILY AND CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS
Haida Blanket Workshop
Saturday, 32/4,12:00 a.m.-12:00 noon (Ages 4-6, each child with one adult) or 1:00-2:00 p.m. (Ages 7-9)
Navajo Weaving Workshop
Sunday, 12/5,11:00 a.m.-12:00 noon (Ages 4-6, each child with one adult) or …
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Publication information: Article title: Museum Events. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: Natural History. Volume: 113. Issue: 10 Publication date: December/January 2004. Page number: 62+. © American Museum of Natural History Dec 2008/Jan 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.