Upcoming Events

  • Apr 23

    Islands: Natural Laboratories of Evolution

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street

    Jonathan B. Losos, Monique and Philip Lehner Professor for the Study of Latin America, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology and Curator in Herpetology, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University 

  • Apr 23

    Islands: Evolving in Isolation - Members’ Opening and Exhibition Preview

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

    Following the exhibition opening lecture, Islands: Natural Laboratories of Evolutionjoin fellow members for a reception celebrating the opening of Islands: Evolving in Isolation, and preview the newest exhibition at the Harvard Museum of Natural History.

  • Apr 24

    Exploring Neurobiology and Music

    7:00pm

    Location: 

    Broad Institute, 415 Main Street, Cambridge

    Ariel Mitnick, Rainer Crosett, and Alan Toda-Ambaras, Project LENS, Dr. David Silbersweig, Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Institute for the Neurosciences at Brigham and Women's/Faulkner Hospitals

  • Apr 25

    Exhibition Opening: Islands – Evolving in Isolation

    (All day)

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

    With bizarre woodpecker-like primates, dwarf humans, and flightless birds over nine feet high, islands are havens for some of the most unusual living creatures on our planet. Why are islands such hotspots of biodiversity and how does evolution work within these isolated pockets of life? Islands: Evolving in Isolation is a new Harvard Museum of Natural History exhibition that unravels the mysteries of island biodiversity and evolution.

  • Apr 25

    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 25

    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 26

    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 26

    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 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

    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!  

Pages