Events

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
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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.)

Date: Jun 21, 2019 at 5:00 pm to at 9:00 pm
Location:
11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 21038

***EVENT UPDATE***

Summer Solstice will be held outdoors. Rain is expected to end before the celebration begins. The grass may still be damp; consider bringing a blanket to sit on.

Porfirio Gutierrez by Keith Recker
Date: May 21, 2019 at 6:00 pm
Location:
Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Porfirio Gutiérrez, Zapotec Master Dyer and Textile Artist

The town of Teotitlán Del Valle in the Mexican state of Oaxaca is renowned for its weaving traditions and its importance as a Zapotec cultural center. Porfirio Gutiérrez will examine the rich history of Zapotec weaving from the perspective of its practitioners. He will also discuss his studio’s role in preserving and promoting the use of natural dyes in his community, and abroad, using pigments derived from plants and insects.

Grinding cochineal insects by Nicole Esteres
Date: May 19, 2019 at 10:00 am to at 3:00 pm
Location:
Peabody Museum, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Instructor: Porfirio Gutiérrez

This Sunday workshop is full. Please email pmae-ed@hmsc.harvard.edu to be added to the wait list.

Grinding cochineal insects by Nicole Esteres
Date: May 18, 2019 at 10:00 am to at 3:00 pm
Location:
Peabody Museum, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Instructor: Porfirio Gutiérrez

This Saturday workshop is full. This program is full. Please email pmae-ed@hmsc.harvard.edu to be added to the wait list.

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