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    Summer Nights at the Museum

    Presented by at Harvard Museum of Natural History

    June 9, 2009


    Summer Nights at the Museum

    Summer Nights at the Museum

    Thursday Evenings: June 18, July 16, August 20 5:00 - 8:00 PM

    The museum will have extended hours with half-price admission on three Thursday nights this summer. Each night will feature informal docent tours of the world famous collection of Blaschka 'Glass Flowers', as well as a special gallery talk in the Museum’s new EVOLUTION exhibition led by a Harvard graduate student. June 18 Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Primate Sex* (*But Were Afraid to Ask). Gallery talk by Zarin Machanda, graduate student in Biological Anthropology at Harvard. Gallery talks at 6:00 pm and 7:00 pm Explore the EVOLUTION exhibit and the Great Hall of Mammals and see how evolutionary processes such as sexual selection have shaped primate social systems and sexual relationships. We'll compare human behaviors to those of our closest living relatives, the chimpanzee and bonobo, and we’ll also learn about Harvard’s primate research and conservation projects in tropical forest communities of east Africa.

    Harvard Museum of Natural History

    26 Oxford Street
    Cambridge, MA 02138

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    Admission Info:
    Half price admission for summer nights, or $4.50 adults, $3.50 seniors, students.

    General Day and Time Info:
    Extended hours 5-8 pm on third Thursdays this summer. Docent talks in the Glass Flowers Gallery; 6 & 7 pm. Gallery Talks in Evolution gallery

    Phone: 617-495-3045

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