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Dating the Past with Atoms (Exhibition)

Exist Dates
1962 June 12 - 1963 June
Abstract
Exhibition. Opened June 12, 1962 and closed June 1963. Located in Section 5, Floor 2 in the Corner Gallery at the American Museum of Natural History. Dating the Past with Atoms presented a survey of methods of radioactive dating.

Diamonds (Exhibition)

Exist Dates
1976 May 21 - 1976 November
Abstract
Exhibition. Opened May 21, 1976 and closed November 1976. Located in Section 8, Floor 1 in the Morgan Memorial Hall of Gems at the American Museum of Natural History. Featuring famous diamonds, the Diamonds exhibition opened concurrently with the opening of the renovated Morgan Memorial Hall of Gems.

Dinosaurs Past and Present (Exhibition)

Exist Dates
1987 October 9 - 1988 January 3
Abstract
Exhibition. Opened October 9, 1987 and closed January 3, 1988. Located in Section 4, Floor 1 in Gallery 1 at the American Museum of Natural History. Dinosaurs Past and Present, curated by Eugene Gaffney of the Museum's Department of Paleontology and organized by the Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History, provided a historical overview of dinosaur art and featured 140 paintings, illustrations, sculptures, and models of dinosaurs by 35 artists.

Dinosaurs, Mammoths, and Cavemen: The Art of Charles R. Knight (Exhibition)

Exist Dates
1988 September 30 - 1989 January 31
Abstract
Exhibition. Opened September 30, 1988 and closed January 31, 1989. Located in the Naturemax Gallery at the American Museum of Natural History. Dinosaurs, Mammoths, and Cavemen: The Art of Charles R. Knight, organized by the Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History and guest curator Sylvia Czerkas, featured 75 paintings and illustrations and eight sculptures by the artist.

Evolution of the Horse: Sysonby (Exhibition)

Exist Dates
1908 November 13, 1908 - 1908 December/1909 January, approximately
Abstract
Exhibition. Opened November 13, 1908 and closed "several weeks" later (1, 1908, p. 114). Located in Section 3, Floor 4 in the Hall of Fossil Mammals at the American Museum of Natural History. Evolution of the Horse: Sysonby was the first public exhibition of the mounted skeleton of the famous American race horse Sysonby. After Sysonby's death in 1906, James R. Keene presented Sysonby's skeleton to the Museum and provided for the skeleton's preparation and installation. S.H. Chubb prepared the mount under the direction of Henry Fairfield Osborn.

Evolution, Darwin and the Beagle (Exhibition)

Exist Dates
1981 December 27 - 1982 February 12
Abstract
Exhibition. Opened December 27, 1981 and closed February 12, 1982. Located in Section 12, Floor 1 in the Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Hall at the American Museum of Natural History. Evolution, Darwin and the Beagle, an Arthur Ross Exhibit of the Month, marked the 150th anniversary of Charles Darwin's voyage on the Beagle, and focused on other early proponents of evolution.

Faunthorpe-Vernay Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1922-1923)

Exist Dates
1922 - 1929
Abstract
The mission of the Faunthorpe-Vernay Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History was to amass a collection of mammals and other animals that represented the South Asian region. The work was begun with the 1923 expedition and continued through 1929. The main participants were Col. John Champion Faunthorpe and Arthur Stannard Vernay, two British men who were previously unassociated with the Museum. Funding was provided by Vernay and the Jesup Fund through the Department of Mammals. The Expedition took place primarily in India, Burma, and Nepal, and added an invaluable collection to the Museum’s holdings. The Vernay-Faunthorpe Hall of South Asiatic Mammals, consisting of material exclusively collected on these expeditions, opened on November 17, 1930.

Feather Arts: Beauty, Wealth and Spirit from Five Continents (Exhibition)

Exist Dates
1980 April 18 - 1980 September 1
Abstract
Exhibition. Opened April 18, 1980 and closed September 1, 1980. Located in Section 3, Floor 3 in Gallery 3 at the American Museum of Natural History. Feather Arts: Beauty, Wealth and Spirit from Five Continents, which featured over 250 artifacts of featherworking, was a travelling exhibition originating from the Field Museum of Chicago and curated by Phyllis Rabineau.

Food Values and Economics (Exhibition)

Exist Dates
1917 May 23 - 1917 September-October, approximately
Abstract
Exhibition. Opened May 23, 1917 and closed approximately September-October 1917. Located in Section 2, Floor 1 in Memorial Hall at the American Museum of Natural History. Food Values and Economics at the American Museum of Natural History illustrated issues concerning food conservation.

From the Land of Dragons (Exhibition)

Exist Dates
1988 July 22 - 1989 January 1
Abstract
Exhibition. Opened July 22, 1988 and closed January 1, 1989. Located in Section 4, Floor 1 in Gallery 1 at the American Museum of Natural History. From the Land of Dragons, a collaboration with the Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology in Beijing, featured 42 fossil reptiles from the People's Republic of China, 23 from the American Museum of Natural History and other institutions. It was curated by Eugene Gaffney and coordinated by Lowell Dingus of the Museum's Department of Vertebrate Paleontology.

From the Neck Up (Exhibition)

Exist Dates
1947 December 2 - 1947-1948, approximately
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Exhibition. Opened December 2, 1947 and closed approximately 1947-1948. Location unknown in the American Museum of Natural History. From the Neck Up featured above-the-shoulder fashions displayed on mannequin busts from a variety of cultures and was curated by Harry L. Shapiro from the Museum's Department of Anthropology and possibly also by Katharine Benecker of the Museum's Department of Education.

Great Gull Island—A Natural Laboratory (Exhibition)

Exist Dates
1972 February 16 - 1972 September
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Exhibition. Opened February 16, 1972 and closed September 1972. Located on Floor 2 in the Akeley Gallery at the American Museum of Natural History. Great Gull Island—A Natural Laboratory depicted the research conducted on the Museum's field station at Great Gull Island located on the eastern end of Long Island Sound and highlighted the abnormalities noted in the island's tern population at the time; it was curated by Helen Hays of the Museum's Ornithology Department.

Harrison Williams Galapagos Expedition (Exhibition)

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1923 December 1 - 1923 December 14
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Exhibition. Opened December 1, 1923 and closed December 14, 1923. Location unknown within the American Museum of Natural History. The Harrison Williams Galapagos Expedition exhibition featured paintings and other material related to the Williams Galapagos Expedition (1923), which was conducted at the New York Zoological Society's tropical research station.

How Exhibits Are Made (Exhibition)

Exist Dates
1954 March 5 - 1954 June, approximately
Abstract
Exhibition. Opened March 5, 1954 and closed approximately June 1954. Located in Section 2, Floor 1 in the Grand Gallery at the American Museum of Natural History. How Exhibits Are Made explained the complex process of creating exhibitions for the American Museum of Natural History.

Industrial Art, Textile, and Costume (Exhibition)

Exist Dates
1919 November 12 - 1919 November 27
Abstract
Exhibition. Opened November 12, 1919 and closed November 27, 1919. Located in exhibition halls that are unnamed in Museum documentation. Industrial Art, Textile, and Costume at the American Museum of Natural History was curated by H.J. Spinden and M.D.C. Crawford and demonstrated connections between modern textile design and designs of indigenous cultures from around the world.

International Tuberculosis Exhibition (Exhibition)

Exist Dates
1908 November 30 - 1909 January 17
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Exhibition. Opened November 30, 1908 and closed January 17, 1909. Located on Floors 1-3 in the Columbus Avenue Wing at the American Museum of Natural History. The International Tuberculosis Exhibition, illustrating the prevention and treatment of tuberculosis in individual U.S. states as well as in other countries around the world, was first on view in Washington D.C. in connection with the International Tuberculosis Congress, and it was brought to New York at the request of the Committee on the Prevention of Tuberculosis of the Charity Organization of New York.

John James Audubon: Science into Art (Exhibition)

Exist Dates
1985 April 18 - 1985 July 21
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Exhibition. Opened April 18, 1985 and closed July 21, 1985. Located in the Naturemax Gallery of the American Museum of Natural History. John James Audubon: Science into Art, curated by Mary LeCroy, Senior Scientific Assistant in the Museum's Department of Ornithology, featured paintings, prints, documents, and memorabilia from the Museum's collection as well as two new hand-colored Birds of America prints struck from original, restored copperplates.

Ladies in the Field: The Museum's Unsung Explorers (Exhibition)

Exist Dates
1986 October 31 - 1987 October 26
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Exhibition. Opened October 31, 1986 and closed October 26, 1987. Located on Floor 4 in the Library Gallery at the American Museum of Natural History. Ladies in the Field: The Museum's Unsung Explorers featured photographs, diaries, published monographs, and mementos of women who traveled on and contributed to expedition work, including Delia Akeley, Mary Jobe Akeley, Dina Brodsky, Grace Murphy, Sally Clark, and Osa Johnson.

Lerner Marine Laboratory: Window to the Sea (Exhibition)

Exist Dates
1974 May 16 - 1974 August
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Exhibition. Opened May 16, 1974 and closed August 1974. Located on Floor 2 in the Akeley Gallery at the American Museum of Natural History. Lerner Marine Laboratory: Window to the Sea recreated the Museum's research station on the island of Bimini in the Bahamas.
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