“Creatures of Light: Nature’s Bioluminescence”

Photograph: Courtesy American Mu
Panellus stipticus
American Museum of Natural History , Upper West Side Sunday December 9 2012 10:00 - 17:45
Humans may have invented the lightbulb and fireworks, but we’re not the brightest organisms out there. This exhibition examines living things that give off their own glow. Examples of the phenomenon range from twinkly airborne fireflies to gleaming dinosaur-looking anglerfish at the bottom of the sea.
Venue name: American Museum of Natural History
Address: Central Park West at 79th St
New York
Opening hours: Daily 10am–5:45pm
Transport: Subway: B, C to 81st St–Museum of Natural History; 1 to 79th St
Price: $25, seniors and students $19, children 2–12 $14.50, children under 2 free