Upcoming Events

  • Apr 04

    The Art of Botanical Drawing

    9:30am to 11:30am

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

    Four Saturdays: April 4, 11, 18, 25

    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: $95 members/$110 nonmembers.

  • Apr 04

    Nature Story Time

    Repeats every week every Sunday and every Saturday until Sat Dec 26 2015 .
    11:00am

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

    Saturdays & Sundays, 11:00 am & 2:00 pm

    Join other young visitors and their families for story readings of children’s picture books carefully chosen to introduce relevant themes in the museum’s many galleries — including animals, plants, rocks, seasons, and environments.  Readers extend the story experience by guiding families to the galleries to find related museum specimens. Intended to engage the whole family, all ages welcome!  

  • Apr 04

    Nature Story Time

    Repeats every week every Sunday and every Saturday until Sat Dec 26 2015 .
    2:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

    Saturdays & Sundays, 11:00 am & 2:00 pm

    Join other young visitors and their families for story readings of children’s picture books carefully chosen to introduce relevant themes in the museum’s many galleries — including animals, plants, rocks, seasons, and environments.  Readers extend the story experience by guiding families to the galleries to find related museum specimens. Intended to engage the whole family, all ages welcome!  

  • Apr 05

    Nature Story Time

    11:00am

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

    Saturdays & Sundays, 11:00 am & 2:00 pm

    Join other young visitors and their families for story readings of children’s picture books carefully chosen to introduce relevant themes in the museum’s many galleries — including animals, plants, rocks, seasons, and environments.  Readers extend the story experience by guiding families to the galleries to find related museum specimens. Intended to engage the whole family, all ages welcome!  

  • Apr 05

    Nature Story Time

    2:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

    Saturdays & Sundays, 11:00 am & 2:00 pm

    Join other young visitors and their families for story readings of children’s picture books carefully chosen to introduce relevant themes in the museum’s many galleries — including animals, plants, rocks, seasons, and environments.  Readers extend the story experience by guiding families to the galleries to find related museum specimens. Intended to engage the whole family, all ages welcome!  

  • Apr 11

    Nature Story Time

    11:00am

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

    Saturdays & Sundays, 11:00 am & 2:00 pm

    Join other young visitors and their families for story readings of children’s picture books carefully chosen to introduce relevant themes in the museum’s many galleries — including animals, plants, rocks, seasons, and environments.  Readers extend the story experience by guiding families to the galleries to find related museum specimens. Intended to engage the whole family, all ages welcome!  

  • Apr 11

    Nature Story Time

    2:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

    Saturdays & Sundays, 11:00 am & 2:00 pm

    Join other young visitors and their families for story readings of children’s picture books carefully chosen to introduce relevant themes in the museum’s many galleries — including animals, plants, rocks, seasons, and environments.  Readers extend the story experience by guiding families to the galleries to find related museum specimens. Intended to engage the whole family, all ages welcome!  

  • Apr 11

    Capturing Prehistoric Animals with Pencil and Paper

    2:00pm to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

    Ages 9–13

    Savage Smilodon, dashing Deinonychus, and magnificent Megatherium! Participants will explore prehistoric worlds as they closely observe and sketch the fossil bones of dinosaurs, ice age mammals, and other specimens in the classroom and galleries while also learning realistic drawing techniques. 

    Instructor: Erica Beade

  • Apr 12

    Nature Story Time

    11:00am

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

    Saturdays & Sundays, 11:00 am & 2:00 pm

    Join other young visitors and their families for story readings of children’s picture books carefully chosen to introduce relevant themes in the museum’s many galleries — including animals, plants, rocks, seasons, and environments.  Readers extend the story experience by guiding families to the galleries to find related museum specimens. Intended to engage the whole family, all ages welcome!  

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