Upcoming Events

  • 2020 Apr 01

    CANCELED: Wonderful Cambrian Beasts

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge

    A fossil.

    We continue to monitor the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and prioritize the safety of our visitors, staff, students and volunteers. In the interests of reducing the number of people on campus and slowing the opportunity for transmission, the university museums are closing to the public, at the end of business on Thursday, March 12 until further notice. All public programs, classes, and events have been canceled. Over the next few weeks we will be assessing the situation and reviewing options for when we will be able to re-open to the public.... Read more about CANCELED: Wonderful Cambrian Beasts

  • 2020 Apr 05

    CANCELED: Coral Day

    1:00pm to 3:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Photo of Coral Reef underwater

     

    We continue to monitor the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and prioritize the safety of our visitors, staff, students and volunteers. In the interests of reducing the number of people on campus and slowing the...

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  • 2020 Apr 14

    CANCELED: Taking the Smithsonian’s Fossil Halls into the Twenty-First Century

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge

    Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge

    We continue to monitor the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and prioritize the safety of our visitors, staff, students and volunteers. In the interests of reducing the number of people on campus and slowing the opportunity for transmission, the university museums are closing to the public, at the end of business on Thursday, March 12 until further notice. All public programs, classes, and events have been canceled. Over the next few weeks we will be assessing the situation and reviewing options for when we will be able to re-open to the public.... Read more about CANCELED: Taking the Smithsonian’s Fossil Halls into the Twenty-First Century

  • 2020 Apr 18

    CANCELED: The Art of Botanical Drawing: A Three-Session Course

    9:30am

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

    Dogwood Color Image

    We continue to monitor the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and prioritize the safety of our visitors, staff, students and volunteers. In the interests of reducing the number of people on campus and slowing the opportunity for transmission, the university museums are closing to the public, at the end of business on Thursday, March 12 until further notice. All public programs, classes, and events have been canceled. Over the next few weeks we will be assessing the situation and reviewing options for when we will be able to re-open to the public.... Read more about CANCELED: The Art of Botanical Drawing: A Three-Session Course

  • 2020 Apr 21

    CANCELED: Exploring the Collections: New Ways of Looking at Old Things

    Tue - Thu, Apr 21 to Apr 23, 8:30am - 3:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge MA 02138

    We continue to monitor the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and prioritize the safety of our visitors, staff, students and volunteers. In the interests of reducing the number of people on campus and slowing the opportunity for transmission, the university museums are closing to the public, at the end of business on Thursday, March 12 until further notice. All public programs, classes, and events have been canceled. Over the next few weeks we will be assessing the situation and reviewing options for when we will be able to re-open to the public.

    What do...

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  • 2020 Apr 22

    CANCELED: Earth Day at Harvard

    11:30am to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Science Center Plaza, 1 Oxford Street; Smith Campus Center, 1350 Massachusetts Ave; and Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

    A hand holding a clear, glass ball being held up to the sky, reflecting tree leaves.

    We continue to monitor the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and prioritize the safety of our visitors, staff, students and volunteers. In the interests of reducing the...

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  • 2020 Apr 23

    CANCELED: Meet a Scientist at the Harvard Museum of Natural History

    10:00am to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge

    Diverse group learning about fossils.

    We continue to monitor the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and prioritize the safety of our visitors, staff, students and volunteers. In the interests of reducing the number of people on campus and slowing the opportunity for transmission, the university museums are closing to the public, at...

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  • 2020 Apr 25

    CANCELED: Diving with a Purpose: A Fifteen-Year Odyssey

    2:00pm to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge

    Man with scuba equipment diving in the ocean.

    We continue to monitor the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and prioritize the safety of our visitors, staff, students and volunteers. In the interests of reducing the number of people on campus and slowing the opportunity for transmission, the university museums are closing to the public, at the end of business on Thursday, March 12 until further notice. All public programs, classes, and events have been canceled. Over the next few weeks we will be assessing the situation and reviewing options for when we will be able to re-open to the public.... Read more about CANCELED: Diving with a Purpose: A Fifteen-Year Odyssey

  • 2020 Apr 30

    CANCELED: The Last Common Ancestor

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge

    Woman, speaker Ashley S. Hammond, smiling in front on cabinets.

    We continue to monitor the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak and prioritize the safety of our visitors, staff, students and volunteers. In the interests of reducing the number of people on campus and slowing the opportunity for transmission, the university museums are closing to...

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  • 2020 May 21

    From the Hands of the Makers

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge

    Work table with glass and glass tools.

    Free Public Lecture, Book Signing, and New Exhibit Preview

    Jennifer Brown, Collection Manager, Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants

    Natalja Kent, Photographer, The Glass Flowers: Marvels of Art and...

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