Upcoming Events

  • 2016 Aug 01

    Summer Science Week: Animal Naturalists

    Aug 01, 9:30am to Aug 05, 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

    Two sections: one for children entering grades 3-5 and one for children entering grades 6-8

    Combine your love of animals and drawing in this art and science program. With a museum educator, investigate the lives of birds, mammals, insects, reptiles, and amphibians. With artist Erica Beade, draw animals from the exhibitions and classroom and practice various drawing techniques. 

    *This class has an additional $10 materials fee

    August 1-5, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

  • 2016 Aug 08

    Summer Science Week: Amazing Animals - Sold Out

    Aug 08, 9:30am to Aug 12, 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

    For children entering grades 1-3

    From slow-moving sloths to fast-swimming sharks, from tiny insects to giant giraffes, the world is full of amazing animals.  Travel through the museum’s exhibits to learn about animals near and far. Explore your questions though crafts, games, and live animals.

    August 8-12, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

    Fee: $160 members/$180 non-members

    This program is full. Please email Reservations to be added to the wait list.

  • 2016 Aug 08

    Summer Science Week: Ocean Week - Sold Out

    Aug 08, 9:30am to Aug 12, 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

    For children entering grades 5-7

    Ocean Week brings the magic of the sea to the HMNH.  Students will immerse themselves in marine science as they work with graduate students on inquiry-based lessons examining museum specimens, observing live animals and even dissecting a squid!

    August 8-12, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

    Fee: $160 members/$180 non-members

    This program is full. Please email Reservations to be added to the wait list.

     

  • 2016 Aug 16

    Summer Science Week: Under the Sea

    Aug 16, 9:30am to Aug 18, 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

    Ages 4-5 with one adult

    Dive under the sea and learn about marine animals and their underwater home! Investigate, explore, and learn through stories, songs, hands-on activities, crafts, observations of live animals, and gallery explorations. This program is designed for adult/child teams to work and learn together.

    August 16-18, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

    Fee: $105 members/$120 non-members