An annual New York cultural destination, Celebrate Culture! at the Museum attracts thousands of visitors for day-long, family-friendly, free programs that draw inspiration from contemporary global cultures and include live performances, hall tours, hands-on activities, and film screenings.
Events are free with Museum Admission and for Members but space is limited. Guests are advised to arrive early.
We invite visitors to experience the cultures represented in the iconic Hall of Northwest Coast Indians through a series of live activities guided by Museum volunteers.
April 1, 2017 - April 2, 2017
Learn about the tradition of poster art in Cuba and create a piece to take home.
May 4, 2017
Explore mythologies and lived experiences of Cubans with renowned contemporary poets Nancy Morejón and Derek Palacio, while immersing yourself in an after-hours discovery of the American Museum of Natural History’s exhibition ¡Cuba!.
May 13, 2017
Celebrate the natural and cultural diversity of the Caribbean at a family-friendly festival!
March 9, 2017
Join a conversation that explores Cuba’s remarkable biodiversity and its changing relationship with the United States.
February 4, 2017
Celebrate Asian art and culture through hands-on activities led by local artisans and Museum scientists.
December 30, 2016
Ruben Studdard sings all the right notes to usher in a year of renewed faith, love, and unity.
June 5, 2016 - June 26, 2016
The Theodore Roosevelt Memorial comes to life with weekly performances and hands-on activities inspired by America’s breathtaking natural landscapes.
February 21, 2016
The Museum’s Lunar New Year festival celebrates Asian art and culture through contemporary choreography, traditional storytelling, and hands-on activities taught by local artisans.