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Celebrate 200: The New York Academy of Sciences 200th Anniversary Exhibition Opening

Celebrate 200: The New York Academy of Sciences 200th Anniversary Exhibition Opening

Sunday, January 29, 2017

The New York Academy of Sciences

Presented By

The New York Academy of Sciences


The Academy will mark this special day—when 200 years ago our first meeting took place—with the opening of an exhibition in our lobby at 7 World Trade Center. Public presentation of an eighteen foot long physical timeline highlighting key events and people from 1817 to the present, a collection of framed historical artifacts from our archives, and other upgrades to our space will provide the main focus.

The event will also feature a presentation by historian Professor Simon Baatz, who will speak on the intertwining histories of science, the Academy, and New York City. Academy CEO and President Ellis Rubinstein, and Chair of the Board Paul Horn will also make brief remarks. Come learn about our fascinating history in a festive atmosphere including drinks, hors d'oeuvres, and music!

Please Note: This event is for Academy Members only.

Registration Pricing

Member (Student / Postdoc)$35

Travel & Lodging

Our Location

The New York Academy of Sciences

7 World Trade Center
250 Greenwich Street, 40th floor
New York, NY 10007-2157

Directions to the Academy

Hotels Near 7 World Trade Center

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140 Washington Street
New York, NY 10006
Phone: 212.577.1133

The New York Academy of Sciences is a member of the Club Quarters network, which offers significant savings on hotel reservations to member organizations. Located opposite Memorial Plaza on the south side of the World Trade Center, Club Quarters, World Trade Center is just a short walk to the Academy.

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Conrad New York


Millenium Hilton


Marriott Financial Center


Club Quarters, Wall Street


Eurostars Wall Street Hotel


Gild Hall, Financial District


Wall Street Inn


Ritz-Carlton New York, Battery Park