Past Events

  • 2017 Apr 27

    “Pop-up” Exhibit: The Global Exposure Project

    Location: 

    Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue and Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street
    10:00am to 5:00pm

    School walk image for the “Pop-up” Exhibit: The Global Exposure Project

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

    The Global Exposure Photo Project Competition encourages members of the Harvard Business School (HBS) community to share their passion for seeing the world through photography.

  • 2017 Apr 26

    Knocking on Heaven's Door: Scaling the Universe

    Location: 

    Science Center, Hall D, 1 Oxford Street
    6:00pm

    Image of Lisa Randall speaker for the Knocking on Heaven's Door: Scaling the Universe lecture

    Free Public Lecture and Reception

    Lisa Randall, Frank B. Baird, Jr., Professor of Science, Department of Physics, Harvard University

    How we look at things matters. Humans make sense of the world by experiencing it from different perspectives, whether understanding a detailed city map, or locating a constellation in the sky.

  • 2017 Apr 25

    Seeing and Seeing through Museum Exhibits: Lessons from Cape Town and Washington, D.C.

    Location: 

    Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street
    6:00pm

    Image of Corinne Kratz, speaker of Seeing and Seeing through Museum Exhibits: Lessons from Cape Town and Washington, D.C. lecture

    Free Public Lecture

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

    How do implicit understandings and assumptions about race and ethnicity become embedded in museum exhibitions?

  • 2017 Apr 23

    Tour the Peabody Museum with a Harvard Student Guide

    Location: 

    Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue
    2:00pm to 2:45pm

     

    All admitted students are allowed free entrance to HMSC museums with their Visitas ID, along with one guest.  Tour Harvard’s world cultures museum led by a Harvard student guide. Visit towering totem poles, the archaeology of Harvard Yard, the new Arts of War, and more at the Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology.  Admission to the connected Harvard Museum of Natural History is included.

    This event is for Harvard Students only.

     

     

  • 2017 Apr 23

    Three Things Not to Miss: Student led tours of the Harvard Semitic Museum

    Location: 

    Harvard Semitic Museum, 6 Divinity Avenue
    1:00pm to 1:30pm

    Explore three amazing objects in the museum with a Harvard student! Learn interesting stories behind some of the cultural artifacts on display in Harvard’s museum of Near Eastern Archeology.  

    This event is for Harvard Students only.

    Admission to the Harvard Semitic Museum is free. 

  • 2017 Apr 23

    Three Things Not to Miss: Student led tours of the Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments

    Location: 

    Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments, 1 Oxford Street
    1:00pm to 1:30pm

    Explore three amazing objects in the galleries with a Harvard student! Learn interesting stories behind some of the unique items on display.  This collection, established in 1948, is one of the three largest university collections of its kind in the world and contains telescopes, timepieces, computers, optical equipment, and much more.
     

    This event is for Harvard Students only.
     
    Admission to the Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments is free. 

  • 2017 Apr 23

    The Natural History of Your Favorite Foods

    Location: 

    Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue
    10:00am to 12:00pm

    Image for the Natural History of Your Favorite Foods event

    Family drop-in activity

    At last you get to play with your food! Meet archaeologists and use your observation skills to compare ancient wild plant and animal species to modern ones.

  • 2017 Apr 22

    Tour the Peabody Museum with a Harvard Student Guide

    Location: 

    Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue
    2:00pm to 2:45pm

    All admitted students are allowed free entrance to HMSC museums with their Visitas ID, along with one guest.  Tour Harvard’s world cultures museum led by a Harvard student guide. Visit towering totem poles, the archaeology of Harvard Yard, the new Arts of War, and more at the Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology.  Admission to the connected Harvard Museum of Natural History is included.

    This event is for Harvard Students only.

  • 2017 Apr 21

    Music and the Bilingual Brain

    Location: 

    Fitzgerald Theatre, Cambridge Rindge and Latin School, 495 Cambridge Street
    7:00pm

    Image for Music and the Bilingual Brain special event

    Special Event

    Ariel Mitnick, Rainer Crosett, and Alan Toda-Ambaras, Project LENS

    Gigi Luk, Associate Professor of Education, Harvard Graduate School of Education

    Project LENS is a Boston-based performance collaborative that seeks to reveal connections between music and other topics.

  • 2017 Apr 20

    Ocean Evolution Today: The Impact of Human Activities on the Ecology and Evolution of Marine Organisms

    Location: 

    Science Center, Hall D, 1 Oxford Street
    6:00pm

    Image for Ocean Evolution Today: The Impact of Human Activities on the Ecology and Evolution of Marine Organisms lecture

    Free Panel Discussion

    Samantha B. Joye, Athletic Association Professor in Arts and Sciences, Department of Marine Sciences, University of Georgia

    Bruce H. Robison, Senior Scientist and Midwater Ecologist, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute

    Randi Dawn Rotjan, Research Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Boston University Marine Program

    Moderated by Peter R. Girguis, Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University; Adjunct Research Engineer, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute

    Human activities are causing changes in the ocean that could influence the evolution of its organisms.

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