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Origami Holiday Tree 2020

Wed Nov 25, 2020 - Sun Jan 10, 2021- see all dates
10:00am
All
Free with Paid admission

An annual American Museum of Natural History tradition, the delightfully decorated Origami Holiday Tree and two merrily lit 19-foot holiday barosaurs welcome visitors throughout the holiday season.

The theme of this year’s 13-foot tree is Cranes and Colors, featuring 1,000 brilliantly colored origami cranes presented as symbols of peace and good wishes as New York continues to endure the many challenges posed by COVID-19; and drawing inspiration from The Nature of Color special exhibition that explores the role and power of color in the natural world and in ourselves.

The tree—which is the 49th Origami Tree, continuing a Museum tradition started in 1973—also features hundreds of other models relating to the Museum’s exhibitions, collections and icons.

Attendance at the Museum continues to be limited to 25 percent of normal capacity to allow ample room for physical distancing, providing a unique, intimate opportunity for visitors to view the Origami Tree.

Advance ticket reservations are required and are available now on amnh.org or through the Museum’s Explorer app.


American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY
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