Calendar of Events

Peabody Museum Lectures, Events, & Exhibits

HMSC spring 2015 program guideAll events are free and open to the public, except where noted below. All lectures are at the Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge, except where noted below.

DOWNLOAD the current Harvard Museums of Science and Culture Programs guide. As one of the Harvard Museums of Science and Culture (HMSC), Peabody Museum programs are included, as well as programs for the Harvard Museum of Natural History, the Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments, and the Harvard Semitic Museum.

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New! Ongoing during Fall and Spring Semesters

Museum Highlights Tour by Harvard Student Guides
Fridays, 12:30 pm
Saturdays, 1:00 and 2:00 pm
Sundays, 1:00 and 2:00 pm

Through June 7, 2015

Saturday, April 25, 1:00-3:00 pm
Family Program

Warrior Moves

Monday, April 27, 6:00 pm
Public Lecture

Museum Conversations: Working across Disciplines at MoMA and the Exploratorium

Leah Dickerman, Marlene Hess Curator of Painting and Sculpture, Museum of Modern Art, New York City, and Tom Rockwell, Director, Exhibits and Media Studio, Exploratorium, San Francisco 


Friday, May 1, 3:00-4:00 pm
Special Event

Musical Hues
Dudley World Music Ensemble

Tuesday, May 5, 6:00 pm 
Public Lecture

Teeth and Human Evolution
Tanya M. Smith, Associate Professor, Department of Human Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University

Wednesday, May 13, 5:15 and 6:15 pm
Member Event

Members Behind-the-Scenes Tour at the Peabody Museum