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ArtsThursdays: AR/VR Explorations

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Thursday, November 30, 2023 5pm to 9pm

An AR Sandbox with Many Hands Reaching In and Moving Sand.

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Thursday, November 30, 2023 5pm to 9pm

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Join us for a free art + science night at the Harvard Museum of Natural History and the Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology!

Come with a date, come with friends, or make new friends while learning and strolling through the galleries. Participate in engaging special activities and enter a free raffle to win museum gifts and membership.
This month, we are exploring virtual and augmented reality within the galleries. Meet geologists visualizing seismic events. Try your hand at painting in 3D space using an Oculus headset. Watch how paleontologists digitize research specimens with handheld 3D scanners. Shape landscapes and study water flow in the AR sandbox.

Artisanal cocktails and mocktails by CraftHouse Bartending will be available for purchase. Valid government ID is required to consume alcoholic beverages.


Free and open to the public.
Free event parking: 52 Oxford Street Garage.
Enter at the Harvard Museum of Natural History (26 Oxford Street, Cambridge).
Accessible entrance information.

ArtsThursdays is a university-wide initiative supported by the Harvard University Committee on the Arts (HUCA).

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