Museums

2019 Dec 11

HMSC Member Night at the Museums

5:30pm to 9:00pm

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Harvard Museum of Natural History, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
HMSCMemberNightWander the museum after hours, enjoy seasonal treats, and go behind the scenes to see objects not currently on exhibit. Members will also receive a special 25% discount at the gift shop during the month of December. Museum membership and reservation required. For membership, reservations, and additional information,... Read more about HMSC Member Night at the Museums
2019 Nov 05

“Broken Nature” and Other Design Exhibitions for the Real World

5:30pm

Location: 

Menschel Hall, Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
PaolaAntonelliThe XXII Triennale di Milano, Broken Nature: Design Takes on Human Survival, highlighted the concept of restorative design, plotting its role in surveying our species’ bonds with the complex systems in the world, and in designing reparations when necessary, through objects, concepts, and new systems. Paola... Read more about “Broken Nature” and Other Design Exhibitions for the Real World
2019 Oct 12

Student Guide Tour

11:00am to 11:50am

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
HAMStudentGuideTourThese tours, designed and led by Harvard undergraduates from a range of academic disciplines, focus on select objects chosen by each student guide and provide visitors a unique, thematic view into collections. Free with museum admisson. For admission and additional information, click... Read more about Student Guide Tour
2019 Oct 12

Tour: Crossing Lines, Constructing Home

10:30am to 11:30am

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
LiliAlmogWhat does it mean to be displaced from culture and home? What are the historical contexts for understanding our contemporary moment? How does an artist’s work and process embody and engage the narratives of displacement and belonging?Join Katherine Mintie, the John R. and Barbara Robinson Family Research Fellow in Photography in... Read more about Tour: Crossing Lines, Constructing Home
2019 Sep 20

Visual Science: The Art of Research

Fri Sep 20, 11:00am to Mon Sep 7, 4:00pm

Location: 

Special Exhibitions Gallery 251, Harvard Science Center, 1 Oxford St, Cambridge, MA 02138
MondrianThe Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments presents a new exhibition on the symbiotic relationship between scientific research and visual art. Free and open to the public. For additional information, click... Read more about Visual Science: The Art of Research
2019 Sep 11

Harvard Student Late Night

8:00pm to 10:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
StudentLateNightBring your HUID and head to the art museums to kick off the year with art, fun, food, friends, and more. Music, refreshments, raffle prizes, giveaways and more. Free admission to all undergraduate and graduate Harvard students (... Read more about Harvard Student Late Night
2019 Aug 31

Fruits in Decay

Sat Aug 31, 9:00am to Sun Mar 1, 5:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Museum of Natural History, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
DecayedPearFruits in Decay is a new special exhibit in the Glass Flowers gallery that explores blight, rot, and other diseases on summer fruits. It features exquisitely detailed glass botanical models of strawberries, peaches, apricots, plums, and pears... Read more about Fruits in Decay
2019 Jul 20

Cosmic Origins

Sat - Wed, Jul 20 to Nov 27, 9:00am - 5:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Museum of Natural History, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
CosmicOriginsOn July 20, 2019, the Harvard Museum of Natural History will mark the 50th anniversary of the first manned mission to the Moon with the unveiling of Cosmic Origins. Investigate the origins of and processes shaping planetary bodies and stars... Read more about Cosmic Origins
2019 Jul 20

A Lunar Soirée

7:00pm to 10:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Museum of Natural History, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
LunarSoireeCelebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the 1969 moon landing at this one-of-a-kind evening event exclusively for guests 21+. Enjoy cocktails, beer, light refreshments, and 60s music, as well as moon-inspired... Read more about A Lunar Soirée
2019 Jun 21

Summer Solstice: Night at the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture

5:00pm to 9:00pm

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Harvard Museums of Science & Culture, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138
summer solsticeOn the longest day of the year, explore the world and have fun at the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture's Summer Solstice Celebration. Enjoy free admission to four museums: the Harvard Museum of Natural History, the Peabody Museum of... Read more about Summer Solstice: Night at the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture
2019 Apr 27

Caspian: The Elements

Sat Apr 27, 9:00am to Mon Feb 17, 5:00pm

ChloeDeweMathewsCaspian: The Elements is a new exhibit featuring the evocative imagery of Chloe Dewe Mathews, the 2014 recipient of the Peabody Museum’s Robert Gardner Fellowship in Photography. The exhibit documents her extraordinary five-year journey through... Read more about Caspian: The Elements
2019 Jul 24

Tour: The Bauhaus and Harvard

3:30pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
SchlemmerThe Bauhaus and Harvard exhibition—mounted in conjunction with the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Bauhaus in Weimar, Germany—presents nearly 200 works by more than 70 artists, drawn almost entirely from the Busch-Reisinger Museum’s extensive... Read more about Tour: The Bauhaus and Harvard

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