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Radio Contact: Tuning in to Politics, Technology, and Culture opens March 11 at Harvard's Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments

February 10, 2016

(Cambridge, MA) Radio Contact: Tuning in to Politics, Technology, and Culture is a new exhibition opening Friday, March 11 at the Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments in the Harvard University Science Center in Cambridge, Massachusetts.... Read more about Radio Contact: Tuning in to Politics, Technology, and Culture opens March 11 at Harvard's Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments

Harvard Curatorial Innovations Series Showcases Experts from MoMA and the Exploratorium in April 27 Lecture

April 20, 2015

(Cambridge, MA) Museums can be important spaces for exploring social, political, and historic experiences through art and science. Experts from the Museum of Modern Art in New York City and the Exploratorium in San Francisco will discuss examples at Harvard’s second annual Seminar on Innovative Curatorial Practice Monday, April 27.... Read more about Harvard Curatorial Innovations Series Showcases Experts from MoMA and the Exploratorium in April 27 Lecture

Finding Our Way: An Exploration of Human Navigation opens February 12 at the Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments at Harvard Science Center

February 4, 2015

(Cambridge, MA) A new exhibition Finding Our Way: An Exploration of Human Navigation opens February 12 at Harvard University’s Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments in Cambridge.  This intriguing exhibition explores both the biological underpinnings of human navigation and its technological history, from the sea-faring cultures of the southern Pacific to early European mariners...

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From the Nile to the Euphrates: Creating the Harvard Semitic Museum Opens Friday December 5 at the Harvard Semitic Museum

December 5, 2014

(Cambridge, MA) The Harvard Semitic Museum is in the process of renewal and revitalization. As we move forward, it first seems right to return to our roots and examine where we came from. This exhibition celebrates the vision of Professor David Gordon Lyon (1852–1935), the museum’s founder and first director. Lyon assembled a rich collection of antiquities from what we now call the Middle East, including the Holy Land. (The term “Semitic” refers to the related languages and cultures of the Ancient Near East: Israelites, Phoenicians, Egyptians, Arameans, Babylonians, Arabs, and...

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Harvard Museums of Science & Culture Awarded $150,000 Grant by the Institute of Museum and Library Services

September 18, 2014

(Cambridge, MA) Today, the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) awarded $150,000 to the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture (HMSC). The museums will use the grant funds to create an innovative learning experience entitled What’s in a Name? Species, Naming and the Scientific Process to educate and engage the public in the scientific process of systematics, species identification and naming. The project is a partnership between HMSC, the Encyclopedia of Life (eol.org), and the Biodiversity Heritage Library (biodiversitylibrary.org) as represented by the Ernst...

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