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The Dog Catacombs of Anubis at the Harvard Semitic Museum

The Dog Catacombs of Anubis

On Tuesday, April 28 at 6:00 pm, Paul Nicholson will discuss the sacred role that dogs played in the cult of Anubis and what their mummification reveals about ancient Egyptian culture. 

Gallery Updates

HMNH: The Sea Creatures in Glass exhibit will be closed temporarily, from April 9 until early May, due to construction. Please check back for details on its reopening.

The Half-Wild, Half-Captive Elephants of Burma with VIcki Constantine Croke

The Half-Wild, Half-Captive Elephants of Burma

On Thursday, May 7 at 6:00 pm, Vicki Constantine Croke will discuss her best-selling book Elephant Company: The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Him Save Lives in World War II, which chronicles James Howard Williams' life. She will also provide an overview of elephants in Myanmar today, highlighting why conservationists worry about their future.

Museum Conversations: Working across Disciplines at MoMA and the Exploratorium

On Monday, April 27 at 6:00 pm, Leah Dickerman, Marlene Hess Curator of Painting and Sculpture, MoMA, and Tom Rockwell, Director, Exhibits and Media Studio, Exploratorium, will reflect on the role museum exhibitions play in exploring social, political, and historical experiences through art and science.

Upcoming Programs