Museums

Carbon Art Workshop
On Campus

Carbon Art Workshop

Workshop attendees test out charcoal and other carbon-based art supplies. The workshop, which focused on carbon as an art material, was hosted by the Harvard Art Museums.

Museums

Art Museums Celebrate Opening of Colombian Artist Doris Salcedo's Special Exhibit

Students and local residents flooded into the Harvard Art Museums’ Menschel Hall on Tuesday to learn about the theme of mourning in Colombian artist Doris Salcedo’s work.

International Women's Day on the Radio
Harvard in the City

Panelists Highlight Legacy of Women's Radio Project

Participants in the International Women’s Day Radio Project, a radio festival which ran in Boston from 1978 to 1993, came together for their first reunion Tuesday.

Third Annual Fungus Fair
College

Fungi Fair Sprouts with Student Projects

​Mushrooms overtook the Harvard Museum of Natural History on Saturday afternoon.

Peabody Mermaid
Museums

The Littlest Mermaid

Just the gift I've always wanted: a brand-new mummified fish monster.

Peabody's 150
Museums

Peabody's 150

Peabody Director of Academic Partnerships Diana A. Loren shows an audience the Feejee Mermaid. The Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology celebrated its 150th anniversary on Friday.

Peabody's 150
Museums

Visitors Flock to Peabody Museum’s 150th Anniversary Party

Attracting visitors with famous showman P.T. Barnum’s Feejee Mermaid sculpture, the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology drew dozens to its 150th anniversary celebration Saturday.

College Night at the Museum of Science
Museums

College Night at the Museum of Science

Museums

Ignorance, Bliss, and Dinosaur Badges

Standing in the museum tonight, watching a baby chicken pecking its way out of its shell and into life, all the old mystery and excitement comes rushing back.

Student Life

Harvard Art Museums Open Archives to Public

On Monday, visitors to the Harvard Arts Museums got a rare peek into the usually closed archives of past exhibits during "Archives Open Hours."

Harvard in the City

Museum of Science College Night Draws Hundreds

Deal-savvy college students acquainted themselves with the Museum of Science in Boston during its annual College Night on Friday.

Smashing Agassiz’s Boulder
Race

Evolutionary Biologist Puts Agassiz’s Views on Race Under Microscope

Evolutionary biologist Joseph L. Graves examined the controversial history of former Harvard professor Louis Agassiz’s views on race and human evolution.

Harvard Art Museums Free Admission
Student Life

Museum Day Live! Attracts 1,000 to Harvard Art Museums

The Harvard Art Museums participated in the Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day Live! event on Saturday.

Museum of Fine Arts' #mfaNOW Event
Museums

Museum of Fine Arts' #mfaNOW Event

An employee at the Indulge India food truck serves customers at the #mfaNOW launch party on Saturday night. Indulge India was one of four food trucks--others included Bonetown Burgers, North East of the Border, and Sheherazad--that served crowds on the Linde Family Wing parking lot throughout the evening.

Museum of Fine Arts' #mfaNOW Event
Museums

Museum of Fine Arts' #mfaNOW Event

Visitors attending the Museum of Fine Arts' #mfaNOW launch party walk around the entrance to the museum on Saturday night. The launch party was hosted first come first serve with no advance tickets, according to the museum website.