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The Story of Diamonds (Exhibition)

Exist Dates
1981 February 11 - 1981 March 22
Abstract
Exhibition. Opened February 11, 1981 and closed March 22, 1981. Located on Floor 1 in the Education Gallery at the American Museum of Natural History. The Story of Diamonds covered the origin, mining, and cutting of diamonds.

The Unknown Audubons: Mammals of North America (Exhibition)

Exist Dates
2007 March 31 - 2009 January 15
Abstract
Exhibition. Opened March 31, 2007 and closed January 15, 2009. Located in Section 12A, Floor in the Audubon Gallery at the American Museum of Natural History. The Unknown Audubon: Mammals of North America featured more than 50 of the Museum’s rarely exhibited collection of original paintings, drawings, and prints of mammals by John James Audubon (1785-1851), and his sons John Woodhouse Audubon (1812-1862) and Victor Gifford Audubon (1809-1860) and placed Audubon's life and art in the context of protecting endangered ecosystems. The opening of the exhibition coincided with the renovation and re-opening of the Audubon Gallery after it had been closed to the public for decades.

The World Beneath Our Feet...Minerals (Exhibition)

Exist Dates
1967 October 1 - 1968 December 31
Abstract
Exhibition. Opened October 1, 1967 and closed December 31, 1968. Located in Section 5, Floor 2 in the Corner Gallery at the American Museum of Natural History. The World Beneath Our Feet...Minerals featured 250 minerals from the Museum's collection arranged to demonstrate evolutionary sequence and was curated by D.M. Vincent Manson, Assistant Curator of the Department of Mineralogy.

Theodore Roosevelt: A Natural Naturalist (Exhibition)

Exist Dates
1983 November, approximately - 1984 January 4
Abstract
Exhibition. Opened November 1983, approximately, and closed January 4, 1983. Located in Section 12, Floor 2 in the Theodore Roosevelt Rotunda. Theodore Roosevelt: A Natural Naturalist marked Theodore Roosevelt's 125th birthday and featured memorabilia and photographs.

This Exhibit in Preparation (Exhibition)

Exist Dates
1975 October 10 - 1976 July
Abstract
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.

This Work Pays Your Community (Exhibition)

Exist Dates
1940 May 24, approximately - 1940, approximately
Abstract
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).

Through the Looking Glass: History of Microscopes (Exhibition)

Exist Dates
1981 September 23 - 1981 December 30
Abstract
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.

Tibetan Butter Sculpture (Exhibition)

Exist Dates
1989 January 24 - 1989 March 30
Abstract
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.

Tiffany: 150 Years of Gems and Jewelry (Exhibition)

Exist Dates
1988 March 30 - 1988 June 5
Abstract
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.

Titian Ramsay Peale: 1799-1885 (Exhibition)

Exist Dates
1984 November - 1985 July
Abstract
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.

To Make Know How (Exhibition)

Exist Dates
1956 December 5 - 1957 February 24
Abstract
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.

To the Ends of the Earth: Fossil Discoveries from the American Museum of Natural History (Exhibition)

Exist Dates
1995, approximately - 1995 December 10
Abstract
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.

Totems to Turquoise: Native North American Jewelry Arts of the Northwest and Southwest (Exhibition)

Exist Dates
2004 October 30 - 2005 July 10
Abstract
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.

Transparent Woman (Exhibition)

Exist Dates
1954 January 14 - 1954 February 14
Abstract
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.

Tropical Animal Life: Paintings by Isabel Cooper (Exhibition)

Exist Dates
1922 January 5 - 1922 January 20
Abstract
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.

Turkana Arts and Crafts (Exhibition)

Exist Dates
1948 - 1948
Abstract
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.

Up in Central Park: Birds and Birders (Exhibition)

Exist Dates
1997 April 1 - 1997 August 14
Abstract
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.

Vietnam: Journeys of Body, Mind & Spirit (Exhibition)

Exist Dates
2003 March 15 - 2004 March 7
Abstract
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.

Volcano! (Exhibition)

Exist Dates
1979 April 22 - 1979 July 31
Abstract
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.

WPA Art Show (Exhibition)

Exist Dates
1940 October 10 - 1940 October 17
Abstract
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.
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