Two women talking in a gallery.

Special Event

HMSC Member Night at the Museums

On Wednesday, December 11 from 5:30 to 9:00 pm, come wander the galleries after hours, enjoy seasonal refreshments, and use your special December member discount of 25% in The Shop at HMNH. Explore the newly opened exhibition in the Peabody Museum, Resetting the Table, Food and Our Changing TastesNot a current member? Join or renew today!

Learn more

Two moldy strawberries.  

New Exhibit

Fruits in Decay

Fruits in Decay is a new special exhibit in the Glass Flowers gallery that explores blight, rot, and other diseases on summer fruits.

Learn more

Image of flamingo.

Public Lecture

The Remarkable Nature of Edward Lear

On Thursday, November 21 at 6:00 pm, Robert McCracken Peck will discuss the remarkable life and natural history paintings of Edward Lear, who mysteriously abandoned his scientific work soon after achieving preeminence in the field.

Learn more