[VIDEO] Here's How the American Museum of Natural History Updated Its Old New York Diorama

The Museum has added new interpretation to the Old New York diorama in the Theodore Roosevelt Memorial Hall. Large-scale labels on the glass now add context and highlight misrepresentations of the Lenape, the Native people whose ancestral homeland included New York City. Hear from visual historian Bradley Pecore, Curator Peter Whiteley, and Vice President for Exhibition Lauri Halderman about the importance of adding a modern cultural perspective to a 1939 scene.

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Matt enjoys exploring the City's food scene with his Wife and the outdoors with their dog. He is an avid marathon runner, and spends most of his time eating, running, and working on cool stuff.

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