Past Events

  • 2019 Apr 26

    Harvard Student Event - Relax and Renew

    3:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, Classroom B, 26 Oxford Street

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    Take a moment to rejuvenate before the end of the semester. Drop by this special event to make your own loose-leaf teas, aromatherapy, or bath salts. Check out special collections from the Harvard University Herbaria to see these plants through scientific eyes.

  • 2019 Apr 23

    LOBSTER WAR: The Fight Over the World's Richest Fishing Grounds

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge
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    Free and Open to the Public

    Film Screening (unrated, 74 min.)

    Lobster War is an award-winning documentary film about a conflict between the United States and Canada over waters that both countries have claimed since the end of the Revolutionary War. The disputed 277 square...

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  • 2019 Apr 22

    HMSC Admissions goes plastic-free!

    9:00am to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

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    Join the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture for Earth Day 2019 as we make our admissions plastic-free! In an effort to reduce single-use plastics from making their way into our oceans, landfills, and neighborhoods, we will no longer use plastic tags at the admission desks. Even more, bring in an old plastic HMSC...

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  • 2019 Apr 21

    April Vacation Week at the Peabody Museum

    Repeats every day until Sun Apr 21 2019 .
    11:00am to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Drop in to the third-floor galleries to touch a Maya hieroglyph and create your own glyph rubbing to take home. In the Arts of War exhibit, hunt for animals hidden in designs on weapons and armor from around the world. Activities are free with regular museum admission. Activities change daily.

    Admission is free for Massachusetts residents every Sunday morning (year-round) from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm and on Wednesdays from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm (September through May). Proof of...

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  • 2019 Apr 21

    April Vacation Week

    Repeats every day until Fri Apr 19 2019 . Also includes Sun Apr 21 2019.
    11:00am to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Semitic Museum, 6 Divinity Avenue

    Free, fun, family activities allow visitors to explore arts from the ancient Near East. Activities change daily: make Egyptian accessories, inscribe clay tablets, or decode hieroglyphics. Drop in for five minutes--or 30--to see what is new every day.

    Self-guided activities take place on the first floor of the Harvard Semitic Museum. Explore the rich history of cultures connected by the family of Semitic languages. Exhibitions include a full-scale replica of an ancient Israelite home, life-sized casts of famous Mesopotamian monuments, authentic mummy...

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  • 2019 Apr 20

    April Vacation Week at the Peabody Museum

    11:00am to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Drop in to the third-floor galleries to touch a Maya hieroglyph and create your own glyph rubbing to take home. In the Arts of War exhibit, hunt for animals hidden in designs on weapons and armor from around the world. Activities are free with regular museum admission. Activities change daily.

    Admission is free for Massachusetts residents every Sunday morning (year-round) from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm and on Wednesdays from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm (September through May). Proof of...

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