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Islands: Evolving in Isolation

The Harvard Museum of Natural History's exhibition, Islands: Evolving in Isolation, unravels the mysteries of island biodiversity and evolution. Packed with examples from around the globe, the exhibition brings together an enormous array of plant and animal specimens, including lizards, giant pitcher plants, and a rare fossil cast of Homo floresiensis, a relative of modern humans.


In Fine Feather: Selections from the Peabody Museum Collections

Feathers, large and small, plain and colorful, have been used for millennia to enhance the beauty and power of clothing and other objects. Highlighting rare and beautiful pieces from the Peabody Museum’s collections, this small exhibit explores the ways in which feathers have been used to signal or endow beauty, wealth, status, and spiritual well-being in cultures around the world.

Special Event

Glass Flowers Soirée - Sold Out

Friday, July 22, from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm, guests over 21 are invited this one-of-a-kind event to celebrate the Harvard Museum of Natural History’s Glass Flowers exhibition. Tickets will not be available at the door.

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