Alfred Russel Wallace and the Birds of Paradise with Sir David Attenborough at American Museum of Natural History
212-769-5100 www.amnh.org Ages: All Ages $15 ($13.50 seniors, students), $12 for Members
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Located in the Samuel J. and Ethel LeFrak Theater; enter at 77th Street. To cap off the Wallace Centenary Celebration (see above), this special evening lecture features internationally celebrated wildlife filmmaker Sir David Attenborough, speaking on “Alfred Russel Wallace and the Birds of Paradise.” Attenborough shares a passion for the birds of paradise with Wallace, who spent eight years seeking them in his travels through the Malay Archipelago.
Venue Description: A museum for the 21st century, with a rich and storied past and one of the greatest natural history museums in the world, with over 40 exhibition halls. Open daily from 10am to 5:45pm except on Thanksgiving and Christmas.
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