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Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology

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11 Divinity Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
617-496-1027

May 2019

Caspian: The Elements

May 20 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00 am, repeating until February 17, 2020

Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Chloe Dewe Mathews Caspian: 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 the contested borderlands of the Caspian Sea, and reveals the essential role played by elemental materials like oil, rock, and uranium in the practical, artistic, spiritual, and therapeutic aspects of daily life. Caspian: The Elements is a powerful photographic narrative that explores…

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June 2019

Summer Solstice Celebration 2019: Night at the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture

June 21 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Free and open to the public.

Celebrate the longest day of the year and mark the beginning of the summer season at the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture. Enjoy free admission to four museums and access to special performances. Make flower crowns and other sun-inspired crafts, and learn about the astronomical significance of the solstice. Save the date for this very festive event and stay tuned for details. Special Event. Free and open to the public. For all ages. Presented by the Harvard Museums of…

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July 2019

Time Travelers / Viajeros en el Tiempo

July 8 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until July 12, 2019

Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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$160 – $180

Monday, July 8–Friday, July 12, 9:30 am–12:00 pm In this five-day Summer Science Week program that starts July 8, students will explore the daily life of the ancient Maya and Aztec people through hands-on activities and art. Learn about hieroglyphs, food, music, ancient games, and traditions such as Day of the Dead—and also learn a bit of Spanish. Activities take place in the Peabody Museum Education Room and the Peabody Museum galleries. (For children entering grades 3 and 4.) Instructor:…

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Survivor!

July 22 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30 am, repeating until July 26, 2019

Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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$160 – $180

In this five-day Summer Science Week program that starts July 22, students will experiment with the “primary technologies” used by the early peoples of North America to survive and thrive. In our hands-on lab, in the museum galleries, and outdoors, students will learn skills such as leatherworking with stone and bone tools, paint making, feather work, grinding and winnowing, and more. For children entering grades 4 and 5. Instructor: Andrew Majewski Fee: $160 Members / $180 nonmembers Advance registration only.…

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