Past Events

  • 2017 Mar 18

    Capturing Flowers with Pencil and Paper

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street
    2:00pm to 3:00pm

    Ages 9-13

    Get ready for spring as you observe and draw flowers. We'll explore how to capture their shapes, draw them in perspective and shade them to create a sense of volume. 

    $25 members/$35 nonmembers.

  • 2017 Mar 11

    The Art of Botanical Drawing: A Four Week Course - Sold Out

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street
    9:30am

    Four Saturdays: March 11, 18, 25 and April 1
    9:30 -11:30 am

    Explore the beauty and variety of plant forms using pencil, watercolor, and colored pencil. This four-week course will introduce botanical drawing techniques through close observation and practice with contour, gesture, foreshortening, shading, and color. All skill levels are welcome.

    Instructor: Erica Beade

    Fees: $110 members/$130 nonmembers.

  • 2017 Mar 02

    Tiny Conspiracies: Cell-to-Cell Communication in Bacteria

    Location: 

    Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street
    6:00pm

    Photo of Bonnie Bassler

    Bonnie L. Bassler, Professor and Chair of Molecular Biology, Howard Hughes Medical Institute; Investigator and Squibb Professor in Molecular Biology, Princeton University

  • 2017 Feb 22

    Next of Kin: Seeing Extinction through the Artist’s Lens

    Location: 

    Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street
    6:00pm

    Image of Cheetah from exhibition

    Panel Discussion 

    Carrie Lambert-Beatty, Professor of Visual and Environmental Studies and History of Art and Architecture; Director of Graduate Studies, Film and Visual Studies, Harvard University

  • 2017 Feb 11

    I ♥ Science

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street
    10:00am to 4:00pm

  • 2017 Feb 04

    Capturing Feathers, Fur, and Scales with Pencil and Paper - Sold Out

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street
    2:00pm to 3:30pm

    Ages 9-13

    Which animals are covered in feathers, fur, or scales? We will explore the subject by looking closely at a variety of specimens in the classroom and galleries and learn how to capture these different animals and textures on paper using realistic drawing techniques.

    Instructor: Erica Beade
     

    This class is sold out

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