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1962 State Dinner Exhibition at JFK Library
12:00 am
The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum today announces the opening of a special display highlighting the White House state dinner honoring Ivory Coast President Félix Houphouët-Boigny, hosted by President and Mrs. Kennedy on[...]
Adams National Historical Park Events
12:00 am
From the sweet little farm at the foot of Penn’s Hill to the gentleman’s country estate at Peace field, Adams National Historical Park is the story of “heroes, statesman, philosophers … and learned women” whose[...]
Africa Gallery @ Harvard Museum of Natural History
Dec 11 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Africa Gallery @ Harvard Museum of Natural History
9:00 am
Visitors will see impressive mounted specimens of African wildlife collected over a century ago, including hippopotamus, lion, ostrich, hyena, gorilla, and a variety of rare animals from the island of Madagascar, as well as an[...]
Arts of War: Artistry in Weapons Across Cultures @ Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology
Dec 11 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Arts of War: Artistry in Weapons Across Cultures @ Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology
9:00 am
War is a persistent attribute of human cultures through time, and weapons are crafted with a practical, and deadly, intent. Nearly as pervasive as war itself, is the practice of decorating objects used to wage[...]
Daily Hands-On Program @ USS Constitution Museum
Dec 11 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Daily Hands-On Program @ USS Constitution Museum
9:00 am
There’s always something exciting happening at the USS Constitution Museum! Daily programs led by talented Educators feature hands-on learning, crafting, and fun. Daily programs are designed for all ages. Below are a few example of[...]
Earth And Planetary Sciences Gallery @ Harvard Museum of Natural History
Dec 11 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Earth And Planetary Sciences Gallery @ Harvard Museum of Natural History
9:00 am
This renovated gallery displays thousands of rare minerals and sparkling gemstones in both rough and cut examples, including a 1,600-pound amethyst geode from Brazil. Exhibits highlight new research and offer a broad overview of the[...]
Life According To Fur Seals @ New England Aquarium
Dec 11 @ 9:00 am
Life According To Fur Seals @ New England Aquarium
9:00 am
Come check out the new fur seals exhibit at the New England Aquarium! The Aquarium is just one of three aquariums in the United States that is home to northern fur seals, so get yourself[...]
Dec 11 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
SubSpace At Museum Of Science @ Museum of Science
9:00 am
Encounter the cutting edge as we explore an unprecedented fusion of art, social science, and the future of the human experience. Participate and redefine your nightlife with us—only at the Museum of Science! Adults (18+) only.
Dec 11 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Empresses Of China's Forbidden City @ Peabody Essex Museum
10:00 am
This exhibition is the first to explore the role of empresses in shaping China’s last dynasty- the Qing dynasty – from 1644 to 1912. Nearly 200 spectacular objects from the Palace Museum tell the little-known[...]
Explore•A•Saurus @ Boston Children's Museum
Dec 11 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Explore•A•Saurus @ Boston Children's Museum
10:00 am
The dinosaurs are coming! Boston Children’s Museum’s extends its first-ever hands-on dinosaur exhibit, Explore•a•Saurus, will introduce you to the clues that dinosaurs left behind, and how we use those clues to tell the stories of these[...]
Winnie-The-Pooh: Exploring A Classic @ Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Dec 11 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Winnie-The-Pooh: Exploring A Classic @ Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
10:00 am
Get ready for an adventure with your favorite bear. The beloved teddy bear at the center of Winnie-the-Pooh, first published in 1926 and translated into more than 50 languages, is one of the most famous children’s book[...]
Dec 11 @ 10:30 am – 5:00 pm
Japanomania! Japanese Art Goes Global @ Peabody Essex Museum
10:30 am
Discover the beauty and complex stories behind PEM’s celebrated Japanese export art collection. The new installation takes visitors on a journey through time — from the arrival of Portuguese merchants in the 1500s through Japan’s[...]
Animal-Shaped Vessels From The Ancient World: Feasting With Gods, Heroes, And Kings @ Harvard Art Museums
1:00 pm
Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World: Feasting with Gods, Heroes, and Kingsbrings together nearly 60 elaborate vessels of animal shape from collections in the United States and Europe. While the songs, speeches, and prayers that[...]
ZooLights @ The Stone Zoo
Dec 11 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
ZooLights @ The Stone Zoo
5:00 pm
ZooLights is set to once again dazzle visitors of all ages this holiday season. Stroll along tree-lined paths lit by thousands of twinkling lights. Guests can visit black bears, Smoky and Bubba in the festively[...]
Dec 11 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Boston Ballet Presents The Nutcracker @ Boston Opera House
7:30 pm
Ring in the holidays with Boston Ballet! From November 23-December 31, 2018 at the Boston Opera House, Mikko Nissinen’s The Nutcracker returns to the stage. Following the production’s premiere in 2012, Boston Ballet’s The Nutcrackergained record-breaking popularity, dazzled audiences,[...]
1962 State Dinner Exhibition at JFK Library
12:00 am
The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum today announces the opening of a special display highlighting the White House state dinner honoring Ivory Coast President Félix Houphouët-Boigny, hosted by President and Mrs. Kennedy on[...]
Adams National Historical Park Events
12:00 am
From the sweet little farm at the foot of Penn’s Hill to the gentleman’s country estate at Peace field, Adams National Historical Park is the story of “heroes, statesman, philosophers … and learned women” whose[...]
Africa Gallery @ Harvard Museum of Natural History
Dec 12 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Africa Gallery @ Harvard Museum of Natural History
9:00 am
Visitors will see impressive mounted specimens of African wildlife collected over a century ago, including hippopotamus, lion, ostrich, hyena, gorilla, and a variety of rare animals from the island of Madagascar, as well as an[...]
Arts of War: Artistry in Weapons Across Cultures @ Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology
Dec 12 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Arts of War: Artistry in Weapons Across Cultures @ Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology
9:00 am
War is a persistent attribute of human cultures through time, and weapons are crafted with a practical, and deadly, intent. Nearly as pervasive as war itself, is the practice of decorating objects used to wage[...]
Daily Hands-On Program @ USS Constitution Museum
Dec 12 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Daily Hands-On Program @ USS Constitution Museum
9:00 am
There’s always something exciting happening at the USS Constitution Museum! Daily programs led by talented Educators feature hands-on learning, crafting, and fun. Daily programs are designed for all ages. Below are a few example of[...]
Earth And Planetary Sciences Gallery @ Harvard Museum of Natural History
Dec 12 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Earth And Planetary Sciences Gallery @ Harvard Museum of Natural History
9:00 am
This renovated gallery displays thousands of rare minerals and sparkling gemstones in both rough and cut examples, including a 1,600-pound amethyst geode from Brazil. Exhibits highlight new research and offer a broad overview of the[...]
Life According To Fur Seals @ New England Aquarium
Dec 12 @ 9:00 am
Life According To Fur Seals @ New England Aquarium
9:00 am
Come check out the new fur seals exhibit at the New England Aquarium! The Aquarium is just one of three aquariums in the United States that is home to northern fur seals, so get yourself[...]
Dec 12 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
SubSpace At Museum Of Science @ Museum of Science
9:00 am
Encounter the cutting edge as we explore an unprecedented fusion of art, social science, and the future of the human experience. Participate and redefine your nightlife with us—only at the Museum of Science! Adults (18+) only.
Dec 12 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Empresses Of China's Forbidden City @ Peabody Essex Museum
10:00 am
This exhibition is the first to explore the role of empresses in shaping China’s last dynasty- the Qing dynasty – from 1644 to 1912. Nearly 200 spectacular objects from the Palace Museum tell the little-known[...]
Explore•A•Saurus @ Boston Children's Museum
Dec 12 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Explore•A•Saurus @ Boston Children's Museum
10:00 am
The dinosaurs are coming! Boston Children’s Museum’s extends its first-ever hands-on dinosaur exhibit, Explore•a•Saurus, will introduce you to the clues that dinosaurs left behind, and how we use those clues to tell the stories of these[...]
Winnie-The-Pooh: Exploring A Classic @ Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Dec 12 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Winnie-The-Pooh: Exploring A Classic @ Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
10:00 am
Get ready for an adventure with your favorite bear. The beloved teddy bear at the center of Winnie-the-Pooh, first published in 1926 and translated into more than 50 languages, is one of the most famous children’s book[...]
Dec 12 @ 10:30 am – 5:00 pm
Japanomania! Japanese Art Goes Global @ Peabody Essex Museum
10:30 am
Discover the beauty and complex stories behind PEM’s celebrated Japanese export art collection. The new installation takes visitors on a journey through time — from the arrival of Portuguese merchants in the 1500s through Japan’s[...]
Animal-Shaped Vessels From The Ancient World: Feasting With Gods, Heroes, And Kings @ Harvard Art Museums
1:00 pm
Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World: Feasting with Gods, Heroes, and Kingsbrings together nearly 60 elaborate vessels of animal shape from collections in the United States and Europe. While the songs, speeches, and prayers that[...]
ZooLights @ The Stone Zoo
Dec 12 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
ZooLights @ The Stone Zoo
5:00 pm
ZooLights is set to once again dazzle visitors of all ages this holiday season. Stroll along tree-lined paths lit by thousands of twinkling lights. Guests can visit black bears, Smoky and Bubba in the festively[...]
Dec 12 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Boston Ballet Presents The Nutcracker @ Boston Opera House
7:30 pm
Ring in the holidays with Boston Ballet! From November 23-December 31, 2018 at the Boston Opera House, Mikko Nissinen’s The Nutcracker returns to the stage. Following the production’s premiere in 2012, Boston Ballet’s The Nutcrackergained record-breaking popularity, dazzled audiences,[...]
1962 State Dinner Exhibition at JFK Library
12:00 am
The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum today announces the opening of a special display highlighting the White House state dinner honoring Ivory Coast President Félix Houphouët-Boigny, hosted by President and Mrs. Kennedy on[...]
Adams National Historical Park Events
12:00 am
From the sweet little farm at the foot of Penn’s Hill to the gentleman’s country estate at Peace field, Adams National Historical Park is the story of “heroes, statesman, philosophers … and learned women” whose[...]
Africa Gallery @ Harvard Museum of Natural History
Dec 13 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Africa Gallery @ Harvard Museum of Natural History
9:00 am
Visitors will see impressive mounted specimens of African wildlife collected over a century ago, including hippopotamus, lion, ostrich, hyena, gorilla, and a variety of rare animals from the island of Madagascar, as well as an[...]
Arts of War: Artistry in Weapons Across Cultures @ Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology
Dec 13 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Arts of War: Artistry in Weapons Across Cultures @ Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology
9:00 am
War is a persistent attribute of human cultures through time, and weapons are crafted with a practical, and deadly, intent. Nearly as pervasive as war itself, is the practice of decorating objects used to wage[...]
Daily Hands-On Program @ USS Constitution Museum
Dec 13 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Daily Hands-On Program @ USS Constitution Museum
9:00 am
There’s always something exciting happening at the USS Constitution Museum! Daily programs led by talented Educators feature hands-on learning, crafting, and fun. Daily programs are designed for all ages. Below are a few example of[...]
Earth And Planetary Sciences Gallery @ Harvard Museum of Natural History
Dec 13 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Earth And Planetary Sciences Gallery @ Harvard Museum of Natural History
9:00 am
This renovated gallery displays thousands of rare minerals and sparkling gemstones in both rough and cut examples, including a 1,600-pound amethyst geode from Brazil. Exhibits highlight new research and offer a broad overview of the[...]
Life According To Fur Seals @ New England Aquarium
Dec 13 @ 9:00 am
Life According To Fur Seals @ New England Aquarium
9:00 am
Come check out the new fur seals exhibit at the New England Aquarium! The Aquarium is just one of three aquariums in the United States that is home to northern fur seals, so get yourself[...]
Dec 13 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
SubSpace At Museum Of Science @ Museum of Science
9:00 am
Encounter the cutting edge as we explore an unprecedented fusion of art, social science, and the future of the human experience. Participate and redefine your nightlife with us—only at the Museum of Science! Adults (18+) only.
Dec 13 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Empresses Of China's Forbidden City @ Peabody Essex Museum
10:00 am
This exhibition is the first to explore the role of empresses in shaping China’s last dynasty- the Qing dynasty – from 1644 to 1912. Nearly 200 spectacular objects from the Palace Museum tell the little-known[...]
Explore•A•Saurus @ Boston Children's Museum
Dec 13 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Explore•A•Saurus @ Boston Children's Museum
10:00 am
The dinosaurs are coming! Boston Children’s Museum’s extends its first-ever hands-on dinosaur exhibit, Explore•a•Saurus, will introduce you to the clues that dinosaurs left behind, and how we use those clues to tell the stories of these[...]
Winnie-The-Pooh: Exploring A Classic @ Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Dec 13 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Winnie-The-Pooh: Exploring A Classic @ Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
10:00 am
Get ready for an adventure with your favorite bear. The beloved teddy bear at the center of Winnie-the-Pooh, first published in 1926 and translated into more than 50 languages, is one of the most famous children’s book[...]
Dec 13 @ 10:30 am – 5:00 pm
Japanomania! Japanese Art Goes Global @ Peabody Essex Museum
10:30 am
Discover the beauty and complex stories behind PEM’s celebrated Japanese export art collection. The new installation takes visitors on a journey through time — from the arrival of Portuguese merchants in the 1500s through Japan’s[...]
Animal-Shaped Vessels From The Ancient World: Feasting With Gods, Heroes, And Kings @ Harvard Art Museums
1:00 pm
Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World: Feasting with Gods, Heroes, and Kingsbrings together nearly 60 elaborate vessels of animal shape from collections in the United States and Europe. While the songs, speeches, and prayers that[...]
ZooLights @ The Stone Zoo
Dec 13 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
ZooLights @ The Stone Zoo
5:00 pm
ZooLights is set to once again dazzle visitors of all ages this holiday season. Stroll along tree-lined paths lit by thousands of twinkling lights. Guests can visit black bears, Smoky and Bubba in the festively[...]
Dec 13 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Boston Ballet Presents The Nutcracker @ Boston Opera House
7:30 pm
Ring in the holidays with Boston Ballet! From November 23-December 31, 2018 at the Boston Opera House, Mikko Nissinen’s The Nutcracker returns to the stage. Following the production’s premiere in 2012, Boston Ballet’s The Nutcrackergained record-breaking popularity, dazzled audiences,[...]
1962 State Dinner Exhibition at JFK Library
12:00 am
The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum today announces the opening of a special display highlighting the White House state dinner honoring Ivory Coast President Félix Houphouët-Boigny, hosted by President and Mrs. Kennedy on[...]
Adams National Historical Park Events
12:00 am
From the sweet little farm at the foot of Penn’s Hill to the gentleman’s country estate at Peace field, Adams National Historical Park is the story of “heroes, statesman, philosophers … and learned women” whose[...]
Africa Gallery @ Harvard Museum of Natural History
Dec 14 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Africa Gallery @ Harvard Museum of Natural History
9:00 am
Visitors will see impressive mounted specimens of African wildlife collected over a century ago, including hippopotamus, lion, ostrich, hyena, gorilla, and a variety of rare animals from the island of Madagascar, as well as an[...]