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ArtsThursdays: Light Up the Museums!

March 30, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm


March 30, 2023
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Harvard Museum of Natural History
26 Oxford St
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States

Free Evening Event

Thursday, March 30, 5:00–9:00 pm ET.

Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge

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

Join us for a free night at two of the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture. Enjoy handcrafted mocktails by CraftHouse Bartending and desserts in the galleries. Take some snaps in our photo booth, or lounge around in our light-up chairs while participating in museum-themed crafts. Food and drinks are complimentary, but supplies are limited so come early and stay late!


ArtsThursdays is a university-wide initiative supported by Harvard University Committee on the Arts (HUCA). This program is part of the HMSC 10-Year Anniversary Celebration.

About the Museums

Harvard Museum of Natural History

Visit the new exhibits Swimming with Sharks and In Search of Thoreau’s Flowers, as well as the world-famous Blaschka Glass Flowers. Find your birthstone in the newly renovated mineral gallery, stand before giant tigers, and view dinosaur fossils in the paleontology gallery.


Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology

Explore towering Maya sculptures in the Latin American galleries and discover the early days of American anthropology as shown in the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair. See nineteenth-century Plains Indian warrior art in an exhibit co-curated by Hunkpapa Lakota artist and tribal educator Butch Thunder Hawk.