Pterosaur exhibit member event at the Academy

Thank you for your interest in Summer Member Night! This event has now reached capacity and tickets are no longer available. Please enjoy Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs all summer long, especially during Member Hour on Sundays from 10-11 am and Tuesdays from 8:30-9:30 am.

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 | 6–9 pm | RSVP required

Members take flight! Don’t miss this prehistoric, members-only event for all ages. Enjoy our newest exhibit, Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs, featuring massive, life-size models, an interactive flight simulator, real fossils, and more. This FREE, family-friendly party is packed with crafts, talks from our scientists, and more!

Enjoy special programming just for members:

  • Decorate cookies in The Terrace ($5)

  • Create a winged-marionette at our arts and crafts table

  • Learn how to eat insects, save forests, and solve hunger, from our Curator of Entomology and Patterson Scholar, Brian Fisher

  • Rock out to live music from the SF Rock Project

  • Enjoy an extra 10% off in our retail stores

  • And more!

Event schedule

6 pm – Cookie Decorating (The Terrace); Coloring and Crafts (Piazza)
6:30 pm – Tour of The Night Sky (Planetarium); True Pterosaurs! (Piazza)
6:40 pm – Impacts & Extinctions (Hohfeld Hall)
7:00 pm – SF Rock Project Performance (Piazza)
7:00 pm – Behind-The-Scenes Tour (Lobby)
7:15 pm – Tour of the Night Sky (Planetarium)
7:25 pm – Impacts & Extinctions (Hohfeld Hall)
7:30 pm – Member Talk: How to Eat Insects, Save Forests, and Solve Hunger (African Hall); Behind-The-Scenes Tour (Lobby); Dive Show (Coral Reef)
8 pm – Behind-The-Scenes Tour (Lobby); Tour of the Night Sky (Planetarium)
8:15 pm – Impacts & Extinctions (Hohfeld Hall)
8:30 pm – Behind-The-Scenes Tour (Lobby)

Note: The Rainforest closes at 8 pm; last entry at 7:30.

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Pterosaurs: Flight in the Age of Dinosaurs is organized by the American Museum of Natural History, New York (

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