Events

HMSC fall 2016 program guide

Peabody Museum Lectures, Events, & Exhibitions

All events are free and open to the public, except where noted below. All lectures are at the Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge, except where noted below.

SIGN UP for news of our events and behind-the-scenes activities. (Emails are sent approximately once a month with occasional program updates.) See all the latest Harvard Museums of Science and Culture (HMSC) Program Guide to lectures, events, and exhibitions by clicking the Program Guide image. As one of the Harvard Museums of Science and Culture, Peabody Museum programs are included, as well as programs for the Harvard Museum of Natural History, the Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments, and the Harvard Semitic Museum.

Most Peabody talks are recorded. See Past Events.

 

Alice Fletcher with two Ho-Chunk (Winnebago) women at the Winnebago Agency, 1888.
Date: Nov 30, 2017 at 6:00 pm
Location:
Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
Ophiacodon uniformis, MCZ 1366
Date: Dec 05, 2017 at 5:00 pm
Location:
Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Come mingle with fellow members at this behind-the-scenes member event. Explore the exhibits after hours, enjoy seasonal refreshments, and use your generous holiday member discount on unique gifts from the Shop at HMNH.

This year’s event will feature special behind-the-scenes tours of the Museum of Comparative Zoology’s vertebrate paleontology collections. Members will see MCZ’s new state-of-the-art storage facility, view rare fossils, and hear museum staff discuss their work with these collections.

1893 Chicago World's Fair anthropology display. Courtesy of Smithsonian Institution Archives.
Date: Dec 06, 2017 at 6:00 pm
Location:
Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Free Public Lecture

Ira Jacknis, Research Anthropologist, Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley