Events

man listens to poets playlist in the gallery
Date: Oct 13, 2019 at 9:00 am to at 5:00 pm
Location:
Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138
man listens to poets playlist in the gallery
Date: Oct 12, 2019 at 9:00 am to at 5:00 pm
Location:
Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138
Molinillos for making traditional Mexican chocolate
Date: Oct 10, 2019 at 3:00 pm to at 4:30 pm
Location:
Peabody Museum Education Room, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Special Event and Chocolate Tasting

This event is sold out.

Ana Rita García-Lascuráin, Founder and Director, MUCHO-Chocolate Museum, Mexico City

Juan Alonso Rodriguez, master woodworker 

Enrique Galindo Fentanes, Professor, Department of Cellular Engineering and Biocatalysis, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

Adolescent lion cubs
Date: Sep 25, 2019 at 6:00 pm
Location:
Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Lecture, Book Signing, and Special Gallery Activities

Barbara Natterson-Horowitz
Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, and Co-Director, Evolutionary Medicine Program, University of California, Los Angeles; Visiting Professor, Department of Human and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University

Kathryn Bowers
Science Journalist and Animal Behaviorist

Date: Sep 21, 2019 at 9:00 am to at 5:00 pm
Location:
Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology and Harvard Museum of Natural History

Museum Day is a one-day event in which participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. Participants are allowed to download one ticket per email address. The ticket provides free general admission on Saturday, September 21, 2019, for two people. Get a ticket.

 

 

bunny in a boat on the ocean with a red flag
Date: Sep 14, 2019 at 2:00 pm to at 4:00 pm
Location:
Yenching Library Auditorium, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge, MA 02138
Artwork by Cecilia Ruiz
Date: Sep 12, 2019 at 4:30 pm to at 6:00 pm
Location:
Geological Lecture Hall, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
Free Fun Fridays logo
Date: Aug 16, 2019 at 9:00 am to at 5:00 pm
Location:
All four Harvard Museums of Science & Culture

Enjoy free admission on Friday, August 16 at the Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, one of the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture, as part of Highland Street Foundation's Free Fun Fridays summer event series. All four of the Harvard Museums of Science and Culture will be open from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

Survivor! Summer Science Week
Date: Jul 22, 2019 at 9:30 am to at 12:00 pm
Location:
Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology

Survivor!

In this five-day Summer Science Week program starting July 22, students will experiment with the “primary technologies” used by the early peoples of North America to survive and thrive. In our hands-on lab, the museum galleries, and outside, students will learn skills such as leatherworking with stone and bone tools, paint making, feather work, grinding and winnowing, and more. For children entering grades 4 and 5.

Summer Science Week Time Travelers
Date: Jul 08, 2019 at 9:30 am to at 12:00 pm
Location:
Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology

In this five-day Summer Science Week program starting July 8, students will explore the daily life of the ancient Maya and Aztec people through hands-on activities and art. Learn about hieroglyphs, food, music, ancient games, and traditions like Day of the Dead, and learn a little Spanish. Activities take place in the Peabody Museum Education Room and Peabody Museum galleries. (For children entering grades 3 and 4.)

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