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MicroChefs: An Evening for Curious Adults

Wine, beer, sake, coffee, kombucha, yogurt, cheese, chocolate. Discover how our favorite foods are created by tiny microbial “chefs.” Indulge in the edgy intersection of microbiology and cooking to learn how these microbes make their magic. Food and drink will be served at this 21+ event. Advance tickets required: $10 members/$15 nonmembers. https://hmnh.harvard.edu/MicroChefs


Summer Sundays

Free, fun, family activities allow visitors to explore arts from the ancient Near East. Activities change daily: make Egyptian accessories, inscribe clay tablets, or decode hieroglyphics. Drop in for five minutes–or 30–to see what is new every day. Activities take place on the first floor of the Harvard Semitic Museum. This HMSC museum explores the […]


Clown Shoes Pop-up Beer Hall Hits Harvard Square

Clown Shoes Pop-up Beer Hall Hits Harvard Square Beat Brasserie Hosts Dinner with Special Menu Featuring Clown Shoes Beer and Live Music     WHAT:                On Wednesday, March 28th, 2018, Clown Shoes Beer is joining forces with the Beat Brasserie (located in iconic Harvard Square) for an evening of beer, food, and music (not […]


Amazing Archaeology Fair at Harvard

Harvard archaeologists and students will bring history alive for families by presenting hands-on activities, sharing their research, and providing demonstrations of ancient and up-to-the-minute technologies. Join in colonial-era excavations using smartphones. Use a Google Cardboard viewer and “travel” via virtual reality with a tour guide to Egypt or Israel. Throw a handmade spear with a […]


Persian New Year Celebration

Celebrate Nowruz, the Persian New Year and the beginning of spring, with poetry, music, traditional sweets, and an exploration of the traditional haft seen table. More than 3,000 years old, Nowruz (“new day”) originated in ancient Persia and became a popular celebration in communities influenced by Persian culture, including Iran, the Caucasus, central Asia, and […]


Passim Awards Grants to Local Musicians

Passim doled out $42,000 this winter to musicians with ties to New England as part of its annual effort to help artists advance their careers. The Harvard Square-based nonprofit’s Iguana Music Fund is designed to enrich local communities by supporting musicians and making it easier to be a full-time artist. “It’s really to help the […]