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Brain Food for the Curious: Short Talks at Lunchtime

October 2018 - March 2019
Join us select Tuesdays each month as our museum scientists, curators and historians discuss fascinating facts, riveting research, and captivating curiosities!

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A New York Minute In History

This new podcast series provides a rich audio experience that explores the story of New York State and the unique tales of New Yorkers. 

Focus on Nature XV

Call for Entries: Focus on Nature XV

April 15 - October 1, 2018
Calling all natural and cultural history illustrators! Submit your artwork to the biennial exhibition Focus on Nature.

Ice Ages

Ice Ages

This long-term exhibition explores both the landscape and animals of the Pleistocene, or Ice Ages, of New York.

Rendered view of museum renovation proposal

The State Museum is proud to share a master plan for the renovation of the Museum's galleries. The master plan calls for 35,000 square feet of new...

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September 22, 2018
September 22, 2018
September 29, 2018
October 5, 2018

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