Events

Date: Feb 13, 2019 at 6:00 pm
Location:
Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

 

 

Exploring Culture Together: Olives!
Date: Feb 10, 2019 at 1:00 pm to at 2:30 pm
Location:
Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Family Program

Exploring Culture Together: Olives!
Date: Feb 10, 2019 at 10:00 am to at 11:30 am
Location:
Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

This program has been moved to 1:00 pm

Erika Milam
Date: Dec 06, 2018 at 6:00 pm
Location:
Visit chsi.harvard.edu for event details

Free Public Lecture and Book Signing

Erika Milam, Professor of History, Princeton University

≠Toma, son of Khuan//a and Gao, hands a caterpillar to Elizabeth Marshall. Gift of Laurence K. Marshall and Lorna J. Marshall © President and Fellows of Harvard College, Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, PM# 2001.29.641.
Date: Dec 01, 2018 at 10:30 am to at 12:00 pm
Location:
Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Date: Nov 29, 2018 at 6:00 pm
Location:
Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Free Public Lecture & Book Signing

Dale Peterson, Author

Arctic fox by Christopher Hoodlet
Date: Nov 29, 2018 at 5:00 pm to at 9:00 pm
Location:
Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA -2138

Reservations Open October 29

Woodcut after C. Gessner Wellcome
Date: Nov 18, 2018 at 9:00 am to at 5:00 pm
Location:
11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge

Through January 6

Zapotec painting class
Date: Nov 10, 2018 at 10:00 am to at 12:30 pm
Location:
Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

 

Adult Class

Ventura and Norberto Fabian, Instructors

Learn how to paint Zapotec design motifs with visiting artists from Oaxaca, Mexico. The father-son team—Ventura and Norberto Fabian—continue the tradition of creating hand-carved and hand-painted wooden figures known as alebrijes. This folk art is rooted in traditional rural village life and is one of Mexico’s most popular crafts. Participants will select an original small figure to paint that they can take home. The class will be taught in Spanish with translation to English.

Harvard Yard excavation
Date: Oct 25, 2018 at 12:30 pm to at 2:00 pm
Location:
Harvard Yard, steps away from the famous John Harvard statue

Free Public Event

Peer into an active archaeological excavation and learn about the oldest section of North America’s first college, founded in 1636. Harvard archaeology students will answer your questions, demonstrate archaeological methods, and display recent finds from the seventeenth century that reflect how Harvard College students—centuries ago—ate, dressed, and amused themselves, among other experiences. Drop by any time during this 90-minute event. The site is in Harvard Yard, steps away from the famous John Harvard statue.

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