The Antarctic skier Liv Arnesen will participate in a lecture about Heroic Age of Antarctic exploration hosted by the American Museum of Natural History in New York on September 22nd at 6:30 pm.
In 1911, Roald Amundsen of Norway and Captain Robert Falcon Scott of the United Kingdom each set out to be the first to reach the South Pole. In this program, modern-day polar adventurers and scientists will discuss this historic race and share unique insights on how it helped shape Antarctic exploration and science today. Dramatic readings from original diaries featured in the Race to the End of the Earth exhibition will be interwoven with a critical look at the Heroic Age of Antarctic exploration by celebrated Antarctic skiers Liv Arneson if Norway and Ann Bancroft of the U.S. as well as by Antarctic scientist Felicity Aston of the U.K.
Kaufmann Theater, American Museum of Natural History
Central Park West at 79th Street
New York, NY