Tag Archives: Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History

This Week in New Haven (October 21 – 27)

Photographed by Michael Marsland at the 2015 New Haven Reads Spelling Bee

It’s the normal extraordinary mix of cultural depths and delights—until the weekend, when, with Halloween less than a week away, the delights become paranormal. …

Read More 0 Comments

This Week in New Haven (September 2 – 8)

A dynamic week of duos includes two athletic contests, two comedy shows, two book talks and at least two beer nights. …

Read More 0 Comments

Found in Translation

A young visitor to the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History’s newest exhibition was trying to make sense of what he’d just been told: that he was looking at the very first written language in the world. Ever. …

Read More 0 Comments

Brown Bearing

Once you know about it, you see it everywhere. …

Read More 0 Comments

This Week in New Haven (January 21 – 27)

During a week that begins with the city coated in a brilliant layer of ice, you can view art, celebrate art, hear about art and get an insider’s view…

Read More 0 Comments

This Week in New Haven (January 14 – 20)

A Squash Haven match in Yale's Brady Squash Center

A life-sized board game, a man divided 69 ways, a total lunar eclipse—and that’s just the weekend. …

Read More 0 Comments

Bead-Keeping

It wasn’t literally the Holy Grail, but it was quite a find, the kind archaeologists must dream about. …

Read More 0 Comments

Mural Support

One of the most valued items in the Great Hall at the Peabody Museum of Natural History is only 71 years old, a mere newborn compared to the fossilized bones of the museum’s famous brontosaurus. …

Read More 0 Comments

This Week in New Haven (October 22 – 28)

Trick or treat! Halloween isn’t here yet, but the weekend before Halloween is. …

Read More 0 Comments

Striking Gold

"Sonoran Sun" at the Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History

A photo essay. To view all 15 images, check out the email version.

Technically, it comes in leaves, crystals, plates and dust. Romantically, it comes in flowers, fingers, flames and suns. …

Read More 0 Comments