One World. Four Museums.

We, at HMSC, wish to take a moment to acknowledge the trauma of the times in which we find ourselves, and the difficult and challenging road ahead for our nation.

Core to the HMSC’s mission is to support and celebrate diverse cultures and perspectives while recognizing the many ways in which we are connected as people and as inhabitants of this planet.  We are in every respect, bound and accountable to one another, and collectively share responsibility for the action, and inaction, of the larger society of which we are a part.  

“Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly. I can never be what I ought to be until you are what you ought to be, and you can never be what you ought to be until I am what I ought to be. This is the inter-related structure of reality.” 

― Martin Luther King Jr.

What's Happening

The Last Common Ancestor

On Thursday, March 4 at 6:00 pm, Ashley Hammond will discuss her approach to identifying key evolutionary adaptations of the last common ancestor using 3D technology, analyses of known fossils, and field research at six-million-year-old sites in Kenya.

The Interpretation of Drawings

In this exhibit spotlight, explore the role Sigmund Freud’s sketches and drawings played in the development of his psychoanalytic theories.

Member Event

On Tuesday, March 2 at 6:00 pm, join us for a casual evening of conversation with the Peabody Museum’s Curator of Oceanic Collections, Ingrid Ahlgren as she shares some of her recent work, including the exhibit Uncovering Pacific Pasts and the important roles that Harvard University and the state of Massachusetts have played in the history of Oceania.

Upcoming Programs

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