Events

Day of the Dead Family Celebration
Date: Oct 30, 2016 at 12:00 pm to at 4:00 pm
Location:
Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue

Live mariachi music helps to make this a joyful event designed to remember and welcome back the spirits of loved ones. Decorate a sugar skull, make papel picado (cut-paper banners) and other artwork, and write a message to place upon the Día de los Muertos altar. View the community altar artwork by students from the Amigos School in Cambridge.

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Day of the Dead Evening Celebration
Date: Oct 29, 2016 at 7:00 pm to at 10:00 pm
Location:
Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue

Celebrate the Day of the Dead with a festive evening of music, food, and community. Remember departed ones in front of this year’s Día de los Muertos altar, savor traditional Mexican food, and enjoy the lively Mexican music of Veronica Robles y su Mariachi.

Special Event for adults ages 18 and over. Advance tickets required. 

Date: Oct 29, 2016 at 2:00 pm
Location:
Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA

Meet in the museum's side lobby near the water fountain. Tours are 45 minutes. Free with museum admission; no registration required for groups of five or less. For college-age visitors and older.

Tours led by Harvard students
Date: Oct 28, 2016 at 12:30 pm
Location:
Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA

Meet in the museum's side lobby near the water fountain. Tours are 45 minutes. Free with museum admission; no registration required for groups of five or less. For college-age visitors and older.

Image courtesy Documentary Educational Resources
Date: Oct 24, 2016 at 7:00 pm
Location:
Brattle Theater, 40 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA

Film Screening and Discussion with Director

Date: Oct 23, 2016 at 2:00 pm
Location:
Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA

Meet in the museum's side lobby near the water fountain. Tours are 45 minutes. Free with museum admission; no registration required for groups of five or less. For college-age visitors and older.

Date: Oct 22, 2016 at 2:00 pm
Location:
Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA

Meet in the museum's side lobby near the water fountain. Tours are 45 minutes. Free with museum admission; no registration required for groups of five or less. For college-age visitors and older.

Tours led by Harvard students
Date: Oct 21, 2016 at 12:30 pm
Location:
Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA

Meet in the museum's side lobby near the water fountain. Tours are 45 minutes. Free with museum admission; no registration required for groups of five or less. For college-age visitors and older.

Tikal
Date: Oct 18, 2016 at 6:00 pm
Location:
Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA

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Gordon R. Willey Lecture and Reception

Vernon L. Scarborough, Distinguished University Research Professor and
Charles P. Taft Professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Cincinnati

Date: Oct 16, 2016 at 2:00 pm
Location:
Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA

Meet in the museum's side lobby near the water fountain. Tours are 45 minutes. Free with museum admission; no registration required for groups of five or less. For college-age visitors and older.

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