Exhibition. Opened October 10, 1975 and closed July 1976. Located in Section 1A, Floor 1 in Gallery 77 at the American Museum of Natural History. This Exhibit in Preparation explained how the Museum's Department of Exhibition and Graphics created and mounted exhibits in the Museum.
Exhibition. Opened approximately May 24, 1940 and closed approximately 1940. Located on Floor 1 in the Whitney Building at the American Museum of Natural History. This Work Pays Your Community highlighted contributions to the Museum by the Works Progress Administration (WPA).
Exhibition. Opened September 23, 1981 and December 30, 1981. Located on Floor 2 in the Akeley Gallery at the American Museum of Natural History. Through the Looking Glass: History of Microscopes explored the evolution of microscopes and their impact and was organized by the Museum and the New York Microscopical Society.
Exhibition. Opened January 24, 1989 and closed March 30, 1989. Located in Section 19, Floor 2 in the Whitney Memorial Hall of Oceanic Birds at the American Museum of Natural History. Tibetan Butter Sculpture featured ten monks from the Gyuto Tantric Monastery in India demonstrating the sculpting of a Tibetan butter sculpture.
Exhibition. Opened March 30, 1988 and closed June 5, 1988. Located in Section 4, Floor 1 in Gallery 1 at the American Museum of Natural History. Tiffany: 150 Years of Gems and Jewelry, curated by Janet Zapata, Peter Schneirla, and George Harlow and organized by the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago, demonstrated the evolution of Tiffany's jewelry design in the United States, and Tiffany's role as designer, manufacturer, and purveyor of jewelry. The exhibit focused on the shared history of Tiffany and the American Museum of Natural History through the work of gemologist George F. Kunz.
Exhibition. Opened November 1984 and closed July 1985. Located on Floor 4 in the Library Gallery. Titian Ramsay Peale: 1799-1885, held in commemoration of the centennial of Peale's death, featured Peale's original drawings, journals, oil paintings, sketches, unpublished manuscripts, and photographs.
Exhibition. Opened December 5, 1956 and closed February 24, 1957. Located in Section 12, Floor 2 in the Theodore Roosevelt Rotunda of the New York State Roosevelt Memorial at the American Museum of Natural History. To Make Know How presented an illustrated history of the work of the Museum's Department of Education and was curated by Katherine Benecker, Museum exhibition coordinator, and John Saunders, chairman of the Department of Education, which was referred to as the Department of Public Instruction.
Exhibition. Opened approximately 1995 and closed December 10, 1995. Located on Floor 4 in the American Museum of Natural History. To the Ends of the Earth: Fossil Discoveries from the American Museum of Natural History was a small exhibition curated by Richard H. Tedford of the Museum’s Department of Vertebrate Paleontology, which provided a behind-the-scenes look at 15 of the Museum’s fossil-hunting expeditions.
Exhibition. Opened October 30, 2004 and closed July 10, 2005. Located in Section 3, Floor 3 in Gallery 3 at the American Museum of Natural History. Totems to Turquoise: Native North American Jewelry Arts of the Northwest and Southwest featured more than 500 artifacts, including historic and contemporary Native American jewelry from the Northwest and Southwest regions.
Exhibition. Opened January 14, 1954 and closed February 14, 1954. Located in Section 2, Floor 1 in the Grand Gallery at the American Museum of Natural History. The Transparent Woman was a life-size plastic model of a woman, which showed an x-ray view of major anatomical systems, organs, and bones.
Exhibition. Opened January 5, 1922 and closed January 20, 1922. Located in the West Assembly Hall at the American Museum of Natural History. Tropical Animal Life: Paintings by Isabel Cooper was an exhibition of water colors of animals observed at the New York Zoological Society's Tropical Research Station in Kartabo, Guyana. The exhibition was organized with the support of the Ladies Auxiliary of the New York Zoological Society.
Exhibition. Open in Fall 1948. Location unknown within the American Museum of Natural History. Turkana Arts and Crafts featured objects collected from the Turkana people of Kenya by the Morden African Expedition.
Exhibition. Opened April 1, 1997 and closed August 14, 1997. Located in Section 1A, Floor 1 in Gallery 77 at the American Museum of Natural History. Up in Central Park was an exhibition about birds and birders and featured 40 bird specimens mounted in mini-diorama-like modules.
Exhibition. Opened March 15, 2003 and closed March 7, 2004. Located in Section 1A, Floor 1 in Gallery 77 at the American Museum of Natural History. Vietnam: Journeys of Body, Mind & Spirit showcased contemporary Vietnamese culture.
Exhibition. Opened April 22, 1979 and closed July 31, 1979. Located in Section 1A, Floor 1 in Gallery 77 at the American Museum of Natural History. Volcano! featured volcanic materials, including lava and ash from Vesuvius, showed films of other volcanos in action, and explained the benefits of volcanic eruptions. It was exhibited in conjunction with the traveling exhibition Pompeii AD79 and was prepared by the Museum's Department of Mineral Sciences under the direction of Martin Prinz.
Exhibition. Opened October 10, 1940 and closed October 17, 1940. Located in the Education Hall at the American Museum of Natural History. The WPA Art Show featured representational works from the New York City WPA Art Project and was sponsored by the Department of Education.
Exhibition. Opened April 12, 1983 and closed May 8, 1983. Located in Section 3, Floor 3 in the Gallery 3 Annex. Warhol's Animals: Species at Risk featured ten silkscreen prints by artist Andy Warhol of endangered and threatened animals.
Exhibition. Opened July 9, 1988 and closed August 22, 1988. Located in the Frederick H. Leonhardt People Center at the American Museum of Natural History. The Wheel of Time Sand Mandala was created while on public view over a six-week period by the Venerable Lobsang Samten, a Buddhist monk from the Namgyal Monastery.
Exhibition. Opened September 21, 1940 and closed October 5, 1940. Located in Section 19, Floor 4 in the Whitney Memorial Bird Art Gallery at the American Museum of Natural History. Wild Birds of Northern Minnesota featured nine oil paintings of Francis Lee Jaques' studies of wild birds of northern Minnesota the previous spring and summer (1).
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