Rhoda and the Fossil Hunt

Friday 11:30 am
Saturday–Sunday 12:00 pm & 2:30 pm
Through Oct 15
American Museum of Natural History
West 81st Street & Central Park West

See the premiere of a site-specific opera for family audiences based on the real-life experiences of Rhoda Knight Kalt and her trips to the American Museum of Natural History with her grandfather Charles R. Knight, the famous naturalist artist who was commissioned to create paintings and sculptures of prehistoric creatures. Join Rhoda as she goes on a hunt for missing fossils around the hall while learning about the interconnectedness of creativity and science. Co-commissioned and co-produced with Lyric Opera of Chicago’s Lyric Unlimited and Pittsburgh Opera with music by John Musto and libretto by Eric Einhorn.

Also Saturday & Sunday 12:00 pm & 2:30 pm
Free with museum admission (suggested $22/ages 12-65, $12.50/ages 2-12, $17/students & seniors free/ages 2 & under)

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