[Parentsgroup-list] Fwd: Harvard Museums of Science & Culture Family-friendly events

David Romney dromney at fas.harvard.edu
Fri Feb 14 12:03:40 EST 2020


Hi all,

Some family friendly events coming up at Harvard museums,

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From: Carland-Adams, Bethany <bcarlandadams at hmsc.harvard.edu>
Date: Fri, Feb 14, 2020, 11:29
Subject: Harvard Museums of Science & Culture Family-friendly events
To: Romney, David Alexander <dromney at fas.harvard.edu>


Good morning, David,

I hope this finds you well, and looking forward to the long weekend. We
have a few things going on at the museum for families this Spring. Thanks
for sharing with your network, and have a great weekend,



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*The Fermentophone Food / Art Installation at the Harvard Museum of Natural
History – ongoing through 2/23*

The Fermentophone, created by multimedia artist *Joshua Pablo Rosenstock
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is a musical instrument played by the fermenting process of live bacteria
and yeast. The installation, new to the *Microbial Life* exhibit through
Feb. 23, combines our love of fermented foods and the mysterious activities
of the symbiotic microbiome. Josh will have informal meet and greets /
artist talks on Tuesday, 2/18, 10-11am
<https://hmnh.harvard.edu/event/fermentophone-meet-artist> and Saturday,
2/22, 2-3pm <https://hmnh.harvard.edu/Fermentophone-artist>. *Regular
admission rates apply.*



*Maya School Vacation Week Activities* – Tuesday, 2/18, 10am – 1pm &
Wednesday, 2/19 through Friday, 2/21, 1-2pm

Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue,
Cambridge. *Regular
admission rates apply.*

Meet museum volunteers or staff in the Latin America Gallery for a special
School Vacation week activity such as glyph-rubbing or an augmented reality
experience to explore fine details and unexpected views of a Maya vessel on
display in the gallery.



*Dig into Dinner <https://www.peabody.harvard.edu/dig-into-dinner> –
Saturday, 2/29, 1-4pm (Ages 4-8)*

Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge

[image: three elaborately decorated cupcakes made of Play-Doh]

Explore the new *Resetting the Table*
<https://www.peabody.harvard.edu/resetting-the-table-exhibition>
exhibition, starting at the dinner table set for a party. Family-friendly
activities about what we eat will be set up throughout the gallery: drop in
for smell stations, Play-Doh® desserts, games with prizes, and a raffle of
dinner for two at a Harvard Square restaurant. *Regular museum admission
rates apply.*


Amazing Archaeology Fair at Harvard 2020
<https://www.peabody.harvard.edu/amazing-archaeology-2020>

3/29, 1pm – 4pm, Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology and the Harvard
Semitic Museum. 11 Divinity Avenue

[image: Asian Harvard student shows small object to two interested young
adults in large gallery with statue in background]

*Photo copyright Tony Rinaldo.*

Celebrate the glamour, labor, and discoveries of archaeology at Harvard.
Join Harvard student archaeologists in the museum galleries as they share
their experience from excavations around the world and across time. Explore
what archaeologists do and examine artifacts from the teaching collection.
Make a visit behind the scenes to the Zooarchaeology lab that helps
scientists identify animal bones. Hands-on activities will be available for
all ages. *Regular museum admission rates apply*. Free event parking at the
52 Oxford Street Garage
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.


Meet a Scientist at the Harvard Museum of Natural History
<https://hmnh.harvard.edu/event/meet-scientist-harvard-museum>

Thursday, 4/23, 10am - 2pm

Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge



[image: Diverse group learning about fossils.]



Come see the world through the eyes of a scientist and explore what
research reveals about life on our planet. Graduate students from the
Harvard departments of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Human
Evolutionary Biology, Molecular and Cellular Biology, and Earth and
Planetary Sciences will share their research with hands-on activities in
the galleries of the Harvard Museum of Natural History. All activities will
be designed to actively engage families in learning more about science and
exciting new discoveries about the natural world we live in. *Regular
museum admission rates apply.* *Part of the Cambridge Science Festival.*





Bethany Carland-Adams

Public Relations Specialist

Pronouns: she/her/hers

*HARVARD MUSEUMS **OF* *SCIENCE & CULTURE*

26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

617 496 6064 office

bcarlandadams at hmsc.harvard.edu  <bcarlandadams at hmsc.harvard.edu>

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