Latest American Museum of Natural History News

Brazilian president faces opposition in NY over museum event

Apr. 13, 2019 9:00 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The president of Brazil may not be a welcome guest in New York — at least, not at one event. President Jair Bolsonaro is to be honored at the American Museum of Natural History in May, invited by the Brazilian-American Chamber of Commerce that rented space there for its annual gala....

Students globally protest warming, pleading for their future

Mar. 15, 2019 11:13 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Students across a warming globe pleaded for their lives, future and planet Friday, demanding tough action on climate change. From the South Pacific to the edge of the Arctic Circle, angry students in more than 100 countries walked out of classes to protest what they see as the failures by...

The Latest: 16 arrested at NYC student climate protest

Mar. 15, 2019 10:48 PM EDT

BERLIN (AP) — The Latest on global climate protests by students (all times local): 4 a.m. Police say 16 people have been arrested for blocking traffic during a climate protest in front of New York City's American Museum of Natural History. The protesters face charges of disorderly conduct stemming from...

Natural History museum has big plans for 150th anniversary

Feb. 27, 2019 2:48 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The American Museum of Natural History has big plans for its big 150th anniversary. The museum announced Wednesday a slate of events starting next month to commemorate its incorporation in April 1869. The events include exhibits, an anniversary website and a new space show in the...