two smiling women wearing flower crowns.
Date: Jun 20, 2021 at 11:00 am
Online event via Zoom

Exploring the Joys of Summer

Leer en Espanol

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 12:00 pm to at 1:15 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 6:00 pm
Free Online Event via Zoom

2021 Tatiana Proskouriakoff Award Lecture

Mary Miller, Director, Getty Research Institute

Date: Apr 07, 2021 at 6:00 pm to at 7:00 pm
Free Online Event via Zoom

Gregg Hecimovich, Professor and Chair, Department of English, Furman University 

Date: Apr 01, 2021 at 4:00 pm to at 5:30 pm
Free Online event via Zoom

Free Virtual Moderated Discussion




Sandra Benites (Guaraní Ñandeva), Adjunct Curator of Brazilian Art, Museum of Art of São Paulo

Anita Ekman, Visual and Performance Artist

cheetah and beetle.
Date: Mar 30, 2021 at 10:00 pm to at 11:00 pm
Online event via Zoom

Free with Membership Virtual Event

Javier Marin, Harvard Museum of Natural History

Animals develop special characteristics that help them survive in their environments. From keeping warm to staying hidden, animals solve problems every day. Have you ever thought about how we humans do the same?

Date: Mar 24, 2021 at 8:00 pm to at 9:15 pm
Free Online event via Zoom

Free Virtual Lecture and Discussion

Christy Coleman, Executive Director, Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation

Makeda Best, Richard L. Menschel Curator of Photography, Harvard Art Museums, Harvard University

Sven Beckert, Laird Bell Professor of History Harvard University

Moderated by Tomiko Brown-Nagin, Dean, Harvard Radcliffe Institute; Daniel P.S. Paul Professor of Constitutional Law, Harvard Law School; Professor of History, Harvard University

Date: Mar 17, 2021 at 6:00 pm
Free Online event via Zoom

Free Virtual Lecture

Maile Arvin Assistant Professor of History and Gender Studies, University of Utah