Upcoming Events

  • Sep 16

    Exploring Micro and Macro Worlds: How Does Light Advance Science?

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    To be determined

    Adam E. Cohen, Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology and of Physics, Departments of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard University

    Dimitar Sasselov, Phillips Professor of Astronomy, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Director, Origins of Life Initiative, Harvard University

  • Sep 19

    Exploring Science Together: Owls!

    10:30am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

    Study the secretive world of owls! Learn together with hands-on activities about bird beaks and feet and do up-close observation of real specimens from our museum collections. Learn about the specific owl adaptations that make them the incredible nocturnal predators they are by investigating real feathers and bones! Dig even deeper by dissecting real owl pellets to learn the identity of an owl’s midnight snack. Listen carefully as you learn to identify owls by call.

  • Sep 29

    Biology of Culture: Bridging Art and Science

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street

    Brian D. Farrell, Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Director of the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies, Harvard University

  • Oct 05

    How Does the Environment Affect Our Health?

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street

    John D. Spengler, Director, Center for Health and the Global Environment and Akira Yamaguchi Professor of Environmental Health and Human Habitation, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

  • Oct 17

    Drawing the Animals: A Four-week Course

    9:30am

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

    Four Saturdays: October 17, 24, 31 and November 7
    9:30 to 11:30 am

    Through observational drawing students will learn basic drawing skills they can continue to improve on their own. Participants will practice techniques in the classroom followed by sketching animal specimens in the galleries, with support and feedback from the course instructor.

    Instructor: Erica Beade

    Fees: $110 members/$130 nonmembers. Advance registration required.

  • Oct 22

    Connecting the Dots in Toms River and Beyond

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street

    Dan Fagin, Associate Professor of Journalism and Director of the Science, Health and Environmental Reporting Program, Carter Institute of Journalism, New York University

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