David H. Koch Dinosaur Wing of the American Museum of Natural History

For the third action, we occupied the David H. Koch Dinosaur wing of the American Museum of Natural History— donning dinosaur masks and giving guided tours through the bones of T-Rex and friends about the potential menaces of philanthropy. We gave a full overview of all the philanthropic activities of the Koch dynasty including the funding the Tea Party, right-wing think tanks, numerous anti-climate change initiatives. We told a story of the history of the ferocious Koch-asauras, rooted in the anti-communism paranoia and the racist underpinnings of the John Birch Society. A medium channeled the voices of dinosaurs past while doing an interpretive dance with a crystal ball. We did a mass dinosaur die-in followed by a discussion of what alternative models of philanthropy might look like.