Events

Arts of War
Date: May 06, 2017 at 10:30 am
Location:
Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

The Weapons and Arts of War at the Peabody Museum

Partnering with our friends at Atlas Obscura, for Obscura Day 2017, participants can examine the beautiful, yet deadly weapons of war inside the Arts of War exhibition, complete with a special opportunity to handle the weapons.

Ruth Phillips
Date: May 04, 2017 at 6:00 pm
Location:
Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Ruth Phillips, Canada Research Chair and Professor of Art History, Carleton University, Ottawa; Visiting Professor of Art History, Yale University

Shadow puppet Garuda figure, Java. PM 11-49-70/83325 (digital file# 99350234) Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology. Copyright President and Fellows of Harvard College.
Date: Apr 30, 2017 at 2:00 pm
Location:
Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Free Admission Day in Honor of the Peabody Museum’s 150th Anniversary  

Jody Diamond, Artist in Residence, Music Department, Harvard University, with Gamelan Si Betty

School Walk by Cauvery Patel. A couple of Mozambican students walk to school in the early morning hours of May on Ilha de Moçambique (Island of Mozambique). The island used to be the capital of colonial Portuguese East Africa and is now a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Date: Apr 28, 2017 at 2:00 pm
Location:
Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Showcase of the 2017 Harvard Business School Art Society’s photography competition.

Date: Apr 28, 2017 at 11:30 am
Location:
Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

THIS GALLERY TALK IS SOLD OUT.

School Walk by Cauvery Patel. A couple of Mozambican students walk to school in the early morning hours of May on Ilha de Moçambique (Island of Mozambique). The island used to be the capital of colonial Portuguese East Africa and is now a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Date: Apr 27, 2017 at 10:00 am to Apr 30, 2017 at 5:00 pm
Location:
Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge and Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge

Showcase of the 2017 Harvard Business School Art Society’s photography competition.

What is the Global Exposure Project Photo Competition?

The purpose of the Global Exposure Project is to encourage members of the Harvard Business School (HBS) community to share their passion for seeing the world through photography. The HBS Art Society receives entries and selects winners via popular vote and a committee. The winning photographs are displayed at HBS' Spangler Center Lounge and the two museums in April.

Corinne Kratz
Date: Apr 25, 2017 at 6:00 pm
Location:
Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Race, Representation, and Museums Lecture Series

Corinne Kratz, Professor Emerita, Department of Anthropology and Institute of African Studies and Director, African Critical Inquiry Program, Emory University; Research Associate, Museum of International Folk Art

The Natural History of Your Favorite Foods
Date: Apr 23, 2017 at 10:00 am to at 12:00 pm
Location:
Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

Family drop-in activity  

At last you get to play with your food! Meet archaeologists and use your observational skills to compare ancient wild plant and animal species to modern ones. Taste, process, and handle new and old world ingredients from favorite foods like pizza, french fries, and chocolate cake, and learn how they became the staples of the American diet we enjoy today. 

Free and open to the public. Recommended for ages 9 and older.
Presented in collaboration with the Cambridge Science Festival

The National Museum of Tanzania
Date: Apr 11, 2017 at 6:00 pm
Location:
Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge, MA 02138

2017 Hallam L. Movius, Jr. Lecture and Reception

Audax Z. P. Mabulla, Director General, The National Museum of Tanzania

Donald Reid
Date: Apr 06, 2017 at 6:00 pm
Location:
Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

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Race, Representation, and Museums Lecture Series

Donald Reid, Professor Emeritus, Department of History, Georgia State University; Affiliate Professor, Department of Near Eastern Languages and Civilization, University of Washington

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