ceramic jar with open-mouthed parrot.
Date: Sep 22, 2021 at 6:00 pm to at 7:15 pm

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Davíd Carrasco, Neil L. Rudenstine Professor of the Study of Latin America, Harvard University
Maria Luisa Parra-Velasco, Senior Preceptor in Romance Languages and Literatures, Harvard University
Octavio Murillo, Director of Archives, Instituto Nacional de los Pueblos Indígenas (National Institute of Indigenous Peoples), Mexico
Onsite Guide for Virtual Visit: Andrew Majewski, Museum Education Specialist, Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology

two children smiling at laptop.
Date: Sep 22, 2021 at 4:00 pm to at 5:00 pm

Join us from your couch or your classroom for an introduction to our virtual programs for school groups at the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture. We will provide short demonstrations of actual classes and provide answers to all your questions. Attend the whole program or just the parts that interest you. Advance registration required

Date: Sep 16, 2021 at 6:00 pm to at 7:15 pm

Free Virtual Public Conversation

Carole Hooven, Lecturer and Codirector of Undergraduate Studies, Department of Human Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University

In conversation with
Daniel Gilbert, Edgar Pierce Professor of Psychology, Harvard University

Date: Sep 14, 2021 at 8:30 am to at 10:00 am

How Cultural Entities Are Helping People Think about Climate in New Ways

Free Virtual Discussion

Karen Mauney-Brodek, President, Emerald Necklace Conservanca
Brenda Tindal, Executive Director, Harvard Museums of Science & Culture (pictured)
Garrett Nelson, President & Head Curator, Norman B. Leventhal Map Center

awesome archaeology photo illustration of Maya temple and egyptian sphinx behind harvard yard gates
Date: Aug 09, 2021 at 9:30 am to at 10:30 am
Online event via Zoom

Children entering grades 4–6

Monday–Friday, August 9–13, 9:30–10:30 am ET

Instructor: Andy Majewski

two smiling women wearing flower crowns.
Date: Jun 20, 2021 at 3:00 pm
Online event via Zoom

Exploring the Joys of Summer

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Join the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture on Sunday, June 20 for our virtual and bilingual (English-Spanish) Summer Solstice Celebration!

At 11:00 am (ET), families and kids ages 4 to 14 are invited to hear a sun-inspired bilingual story set in ancient Mexico, meet a Harvard University astrophysicist who studies the sun, and enjoy an uplifting clown performance live from Bogotá, Colombia.

world bike day illustration.
Date: Jun 06, 2021 at 4:00 pm to at 5:15 pm
Online event via Zoom

Human-powered transportation helps protect the natural world that we so proudly share with museum visitors. It can also contribute to health and wellness by offering a fun way to get moving. Dedicated to cyclists of all ages, this program will inspire you to seek out warm-weather adventures on two wheels and…

raven carving by leo marks.
Date: Apr 27, 2021 at 7:00 pm to at 8:00 pm
Special Online event via Zoom

Virtual Special Event

Andy Majewski, Peabody Museum Educator

Celebrate International Crow and Raven Appreciation Day by taking a virtual swoop through the Peabody Museum. These smart birds play games with each other, display anger and friendliness, and appear in cultural tales from around the world. Flap like a real raven with museum educator Javier Marin and learn more about the birds’ characteristics. Find ravens drawn or carved in Alaskan Native art, enjoy a read-aloud Tlingit tale and make a paper craft with Andy Majewski.

Date: Apr 21, 2021 at 10:00 pm
Free Online Event

Eduardo Matos Moctezuma Lecture Series

Ann Cyphers, Archaeologist, Institute of Anthropological Research National Autonomous University of Mexico

Watch the livestream here.


Jaina figurine.
Date: Apr 08, 2021 at 10:00 pm
Free Online Event via Zoom

2021 Tatiana Proskouriakoff Award Lecture

Mary Miller, Director, Getty Research Institute