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Scale: A Matter of Perspective: New Exhibition Opens Friday, March 10, at Harvard’s Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments

March 10, 2017

 

(Cambridge, MA) Scale has long captivated the human imagination, as evidenced in classics like Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and in today’s popular movies and television shows.

Next of Kin: Seeing Extinction through the Artist’s Lens, a new exhibition to open December 17 at the Harvard Museum of Natural History

December 5, 2016

(Cambridge, MA) The Harvard Museum of Natural History announces a new experiential art exhibition, Next of Kin: Seeing Extinction through the Artist’s Lens opening December 17, 2016, featuring new photographic work by visual artist Christina Seely and an installation made in collaboration with the arts collective The Canary Project. Next of Kin will be on display through June 4, 2017. 

Peabody Museum to Mark 150th Year: Free Admission Day, New Exhibition, Lecture Series, and More

September 27, 2016

The anniversary begins with free museum admission and birthday cake and continues with a year-long public lecture series on race, a major new exhibition in April about the museum’s significant role in the invention of American anthropology, and even more events through fall 2017.

New Exhibition to Open October 3, 2015 "Ocarinas of the Americas: Music Made in Clay"

September 21, 2016

(Cambridge, MA) This exhibit will feature over 100* spectacular examples of ocarinas from the Peabody Museum’s vast collection. Uncovered at archaeological sites in Central America and Mexico, these musical instruments were crafted from local low-fired clay and carefully fashioned, incised, and painted into a variety of human and animal forms.

Travel through time with new natural history collections on Google Arts & Culture

September 13, 2016

A new online experience by Google, the Mineralogical and Geological Museum at Harvard in partnership with the Harvard Museum of Natural History and some of the most loved natural history institutions in the world, allows people to come face to face with Jurassic Giants and browse through the most spectacular collection of natural history available in one place.