Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology Programs

  • 2019 Jul 20

    A Lunar Soirée

    7:00pm to 10:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA

    A Lunar Soirée

    Special Event

    Celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the 1969 moon landing at this one-of-a-kind evening event exclusively for guests 21+. Enjoy cocktails, beer, light refreshments, and 60s music, as well as moon-inspired demonstrations and activities. There is no dress code for the Lunar Soirée, but...

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  • 2019 Jul 22

    Summer Science Week: Survivor!

    9:30am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, Ma

    Summer Science Week

     

    In this five-day Summer Science Week program starting July 22, students will experiment with the “primary technologies” used by the early peoples of North America to survive and thrive. In our hands-on lab...

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  • 2019 Oct 20

    Augmented Reality Maya Chocolate Plate

    12:00pm to 3:00pm

    Location: 

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

    A Maya chocolate plate

    “Shrink” yourself down to “walk” into an ancient Maya vessel using augmented reality! Maya women were often essential for uniting kingdoms. When a marriage was arranged between Maya royal families, kings would exchange gifts like this ceramic three-legged plate for serving chocolate. Use the museum’s iPad as a “magic...

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