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Sunday, April 22
 

9:00am

Natalie Jeremijenko: Guest Docent Tour
A diverse collection of dynamic artists and thinkers lead EarthFest audiences on personalized tours through their favorite ideas and galleries in the Museum.

All tours are one hour and embark from the Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Hall. 

Each tour will culminate in a discussion with a Museum scientist in Cullman Hall of the Universe.

Natalie Jeremijenko is a multidisciplinary artist and scientist whose work spans physics, neuroscience, biochemistry, and precision engineering.

RSVPs are now closed. For drop-in spaces, please check in 15 minutes prior to the start time at the Information Desk, Main Security, located on Central Park West at 79th Street, accessible via the driveway on either side of the main Museum steps.

Participants
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Natalie Jeremijenko

Natalie Jeremijenko, hailed as “wise, witty, and bracingly fierce” by The New York Times, bridges the worlds of art and science; in 2014 she became only the second person (after Laurie Anderson) to be given the VIDA Art and Artificial Life International Awards Pioneer Prize. She directs the Enviro... Read More →



Sunday April 22, 2018 9:00am - 10:00am
Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Hall

10:00am

Alexis Rockman: Guest Docent Tour
A diverse collection of dynamic artists and thinkers lead EarthFest audiences on personalized tours through their favorite ideas and galleries in the Museum.

All tours are one hour and embark from the Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Hall. 

Each tour will culminate in a discussion with a Museum scientist in Cullman Hall of the Universe.

Alexis Rockman is a painter and New York native whose work explores biodiversity and imagines futuristic landscapes in a world affected by climate change.

RSVPs are now closed. For drop-in spaces, please check in 15 minutes prior to the start time at the Information Desk, Main Security, located on Central Park West at 79th Street, accessible via the driveway on either side of the main Museum steps.

Participants
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Alexis Rockman

Alexis Rockman’s paintings are vivid, sometimes startling depictions of a future affected by climate change and genetic engineering. He has exhibited extensively worldwide since 1985 with solo shows at institutions including the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, the Aldrich Museum of Contempora... Read More →



Sunday April 22, 2018 10:00am - 11:00am
Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Hall

11:00am

Lynette Wallworth: Guest Docent Tour
A diverse collection of dynamic artists and thinkers lead EarthFest audiences on personalized tours through their favorite ideas and galleries in the Museum.

All tours are one hour and embark from the Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Hall. 

Each tour will culminate in a discussion with a Museum scientist in Cullman Hall of the Universe.

Lynette Wallworth is an innovative filmmaker celebrated for her use of emerging technologies and explorations of the natural world and indigenous cultures in her native Australia.

RSVPs are now closed. For drop-in spaces, please check in 15 minutes prior to the start time at the Information Desk, Main Security, located on Central Park West at 79th Street, accessible via the driveway on either side of the main Museum steps.

Participants
avatar for Lynette Wallworth

Lynette Wallworth

Lynette Wallworth is an award-winning artist/filmmaker who has consistently worked with emerging media technologies. Her immersive installations and films reflect connections between people and the natural world. Among her best-known works are the interactive video Evolution of Fearlessness;the full-dome f... Read More →



Sunday April 22, 2018 11:00am - 12:00pm
Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Hall

12:00pm

Natalie Jeremijenko: Guest Docent Tour
A diverse collection of dynamic artists and thinkers lead EarthFest audiences on personalized tours through their favorite ideas and galleries in the Museum.

All tours are one hour and embark from the Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Hall. 

Each tour will culminate in a discussion with a Museum scientist in Cullman Hall of the Universe.

Natalie Jeremijenko is a multidisciplinary artist and scientist whose work spans physics, neuroscience, biochemistry, and precision engineering.

RSVPs are now closed. For drop-in spaces, please check in 15 minutes prior to the start time at the Information Desk, Main Security, located on Central Park West at 79th Street, accessible via the driveway on either side of the main Museum steps.

Participants
avatar for Natalie Jeremijenko

Natalie Jeremijenko

Natalie Jeremijenko, hailed as “wise, witty, and bracingly fierce” by The New York Times, bridges the worlds of art and science; in 2014 she became only the second person (after Laurie Anderson) to be given the VIDA Art and Artificial Life International Awards Pioneer Prize. She directs the Enviro... Read More →



Sunday April 22, 2018 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Hall

1:00pm

Simon Critchley: Guest Docent Tour
A diverse collection of dynamic artists and thinkers lead EarthFest audiences on personalized tours through their favorite ideas and galleries in the Museum.

All tours are one hour and embark from the Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Hall. 

Each tour will culminate in a discussion with a Museum scientist in Cullman Hall of the Universe.

Simon Critchley is a noted philosopher of politics, ethics, and aesthetics and the Hans Jonas Professor of Philosophy at the New School for Social Research in New York City leads philosophical bird walks through the halls with Museum ornithologist Paul Sweet.

RSVPs are now closed. For drop-in spaces, please check in 15 minutes prior to the start time at the Information Desk, Main Security, located on Central Park West at 79th Street, accessible via the driveway on either side of the main Museum steps.

Participants
avatar for Simon Critchley

Simon Critchley

Simon Critchley is a professor at the New School for Social Research and moderator of “The Stone,” a philosophy column in The New York Times. His books include Very Little…Almost Nothing (1997), Infinitely Demanding (2007), The Book of Dead Philosophers (2009), The Faith of the Faithless (2012... Read More →



Sunday April 22, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Hall

2:00pm

Alexis Rockman: Guest Docent Tour
A diverse collection of dynamic artists and thinkers lead EarthFest audiences on personalized tours through their favorite ideas and galleries in the Museum.

All tours are one hour and embark from the Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Hall. 

Each tour will culminate in a discussion with a Museum scientist in Cullman Hall of the Universe.

Alexis Rockman is a painter and New York native whose work explores biodiversity and imagines futuristic landscapes in a world affected by climate change.

RSVPs are now closed. For drop-in spaces, please check in 15 minutes prior to the start time at the Information Desk, Main Security, located on Central Park West at 79th Street, accessible via the driveway on either side of the main Museum steps.

Participants
avatar for Alexis Rockman

Alexis Rockman

Alexis Rockman’s paintings are vivid, sometimes startling depictions of a future affected by climate change and genetic engineering. He has exhibited extensively worldwide since 1985 with solo shows at institutions including the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, the Aldrich Museum of Contempora... Read More →



Sunday April 22, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Hall

3:00pm

N. K. Jemisin: Guest Docent Tour
A diverse collection of dynamic artists and thinkers lead EarthFest audiences on personalized tours through their favorite ideas and galleries in the Museum.

All tours are one hour and embark from the Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Hall. 

Each tour will culminate in a discussion with a Museum scientist in Cullman Hall of the Universe.

N.K. Jemisin is a Hugo Award-winning author of the Broken Earth trilogy whose speculative fiction often explores how climate and natural disasters shape dystopian futures rife with cultural conflict and political oppression.

RSVPs are now closed. For drop-in spaces, please check in 15 minutes prior to the start time at the Information Desk, Main Security, located on Central Park West at 79th Street, accessible via the driveway on either side of the main Museum steps.

Participants
avatar for N. K. Jemisin

N. K. Jemisin

N. K. Jemisin is a Hugo- and Locus-Award-winning Brooklyn author whose works have also been nominated for the World Fantasy Award and the Nebula. The final novel of her Broken Earth trilogy, The Stone Sky, was published in August 2017... Read More →



Sunday April 22, 2018 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Hall

4:00pm

Future of Seafood
A diverse collection of dynamic artists and thinkers lead EarthFest audiences on personalized tours through their favorite ideas and galleries in the Museum.

All tours are one hour and embark from the Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Hall. 

Each tour will culminate in a discussion with a Museum scientist in Cullman Hall of the Universe.

Tour the Museum’s marine exhibits with research scientist Erik Olsen from the Norwegian Institute of Marine Research, Pete Malinowski, executive director of the Billion Oyster Project, and research scientist Robert Newton of Columbia University's Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and learn about ocean stewardship while tasting the fare from local sustainable fisheries in this unique moveable feast and roving discussion.

RSVPs are now closed. For drop-in spaces, please check in 15 minutes prior to the start time at the Information Desk, Main Security, located on Central Park West at 79th Street, accessible via the driveway on either side of the main Museum steps.


Sunday April 22, 2018 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Hall

5:00pm

Simon Critchley: Guest Docent Tour
A diverse collection of dynamic artists and thinkers lead EarthFest audiences on personalized tours through their favorite ideas and galleries in the Museum.

All tours are one hour and embark from the Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Hall. 

Each tour will culminate in a discussion with a Museum scientist in Cullman Hall of the Universe.

Simon Critchley is a noted philosopher of politics, ethics, and aesthetics and the Hans Jonas Professor of Philosophy at the New School for Social Research in New York City leads philosophical bird walks through the halls with Museum ornithologist Paul Sweet.

RSVPs are now closed. For drop-in spaces, please check in 15 minutes prior to the start time at the Information Desk, Main Security, located on Central Park West at 79th Street, accessible via the driveway on either side of the main Museum steps.

Participants
avatar for Simon Critchley

Simon Critchley

Simon Critchley is a professor at the New School for Social Research and moderator of “The Stone,” a philosophy column in The New York Times. His books include Very Little…Almost Nothing (1997), Infinitely Demanding (2007), The Book of Dead Philosophers (2009), The Faith of the Faithless (2012... Read More →



Sunday April 22, 2018 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Hall

6:00pm

Lynette Wallworth: Guest Docent Tour
A diverse collection of dynamic artists and thinkers lead EarthFest audiences on personalized tours through their favorite ideas and galleries in the Museum.

All tours are one hour and embark from the Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Hall. 

This tour will begin with a discussion with a Museum scientist in Cullman Hall of the Universe.

Lynette Wallworth is an innovative filmmaker celebrated for her use of emerging technologies and explorations of the natural world and indigenous cultures in her native Australia.

RSVPs are now closed. For drop-in spaces, please check in 15 minutes prior to the start time at the Information Desk, Main Security, located on Central Park West at 79th Street, accessible via the driveway on either side of the main Museum steps.

Participants
avatar for Lynette Wallworth

Lynette Wallworth

Lynette Wallworth is an award-winning artist/filmmaker who has consistently worked with emerging media technologies. Her immersive installations and films reflect connections between people and the natural world. Among her best-known works are the interactive video Evolution of Fearlessness;the full-dome f... Read More →



Sunday April 22, 2018 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Hall

7:00pm

N. K. Jemisin: Guest Docent Tour
A diverse collection of dynamic artists and thinkers lead EarthFest audiences on personalized tours through their favorite ideas and galleries in the Museum.

All tours are one hour and embark from the Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Hall. 

Each tour will culminate in a discussion with a Museum scientist in Cullman Hall of the Universe.

N.K. Jemisin is a Hugo Award-winning author of the Broken Earth trilogy whose speculative fiction often explores how climate and natural disasters shape dystopian futures rife with cultural conflict and political oppression.

RSVPs are now closed. For drop-in spaces, please check in 15 minutes prior to the start time at the Information Desk, Main Security, located on Central Park West at 79th Street, accessible via the driveway on either side of the main Museum steps.

Participants
avatar for N. K. Jemisin

N. K. Jemisin

N. K. Jemisin is a Hugo- and Locus-Award-winning Brooklyn author whose works have also been nominated for the World Fantasy Award and the Nebula. The final novel of her Broken Earth trilogy, The Stone Sky, was published in August 2017... Read More →



Sunday April 22, 2018 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Hall