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Lily Simonson: Painting the Deep

February 28 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford St.
Cambridge, MA 02138 United States
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Glowing under black lights, California artist Lily Simonson’s luminescent paintings embody a synergy between art and science that reveals new ways of seeing and understanding life forms in the deep ocean. Lily Simonson: Painting the Deep presents six original mural-sized paintings that literally glow with luminescent pigments and together create an immersive visual experience in […]

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Kalahari Perspectives: Anthropology, Photography, and the Marshall Family

February 28 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An exhibit every day that begins at 9:00AM and ends at 5:00PM, repeating until March 31, 2019
Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Ave.
Cambridge, MA 02138
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The new exhibition will explore the photographic representation of Kalahari people known as the Ju/’hoansi and /Gwi of Namibia. Once pejoratively called Bushmen, they have been—throughout history—photographed and otherwise imaged in an effort to exploit and colonize them. In the 1950s, the Marshall family, based in Cambridge, Massachusetts, launched an effort to document the lives […]

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Climate Change

February 28 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00AM and ends at 5:00PM, repeating until December 31, 2019
Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street
Cambridge, MA
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New exhibition experience: Ongoing and open Monday-Sunday, 9:00am-5:00pm The Harvard Museum of Natural History has just opened an important new exhibit on climate change that draws on the latest science about our warming climate, the global and local consequences, and what we can do to prepare for its effects. This multimedia exhibit includes engaging video […]

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6:00 pm

Evolution Matters: David Quammen and Carl Zimmer

February 28 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford St.
Cambridge, MA
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David Quammen, Author and Journalist Carl Zimmer, Author and New York Times Columnist Celebrating the tenth anniversary of the Evolution Matters Lecture Series, two of the world’s best-known science writers will engage in a lively and wide-ranging conversation. From a discussion of their latest books on heredity and the history of life on Earth to […]

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