Upcoming Events

  • May 02

    Exploring Science Together: Plants!

    10:30am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

    Come dig in the dirt and discover the world of plants! Learn together with hands-on activities that show us why plants are such an important part of our daily lives. Munch on some snacks while learning the different parts of plants. Explore our amazing collection of Glass Flowers with a botanical eye. Do a real flower dissection as a family and compare the diversity of flower configurations. Examine dried specimens from the Botanical Collections. Plant some seeds to continue the learning at home.

  • May 02

    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!  

  • May 02

    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!  

  • May 03

    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!  

  • May 03

    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!  

  • May 05

    Teeth and Human Evolution

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    New location: Science Center Hall D, 1 Oxford St.

    Tanya M. Smith, Associate Professor, Department of Human Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University

  • May 09

    Sketching Trees

    9:00am to 11:00am

    Location: 

    Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge

    Explore an amazing variety of tree forms using pencil and paper in beautiful Mount Auburn Cemetery. Students will focus on capturing the shapes and volume of trunks and branches and on learning techniques for drawing foliage. All skill levels are welcome. 

    Instructor: Erica Beade

  • May 09

    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!  

  • May 09

    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!  

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