Past Events & Programs

January 2022

Monday, January 17

  • 10:30 am – 3:30 pm

    Festival / Family Day

    MLK Celebration

    The Peabody's 26th Annual Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Legacy of Social and Environmental Justice offers a line-up of inspiring and thought-provoking virtual events from January 13-17, generously sponsored by Citizens™.  Additional support provided by the… Join us on Zoom or watch our broadcasts live on the Yale Peabody Museum Facebook Page and YouTube Channel Live. English Captioning Available. Press Release 2022 Program List Thursday, January 13, 6:00–7:15 pm… Presenting Corporate Sponsor: … Additional Support: … Event Partners: …

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Sunday, January 16

  • 1:00 pm – 8:00 pm

    Festival / Family Day

    MLK Celebration

    The Peabody's 26th Annual Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Legacy of Social and Environmental Justice offers a line-up of inspiring and thought-provoking virtual events from January 13-17, generously sponsored by Citizens™.  Additional support provided by the… Join us on Zoom or watch our broadcasts live on the Yale Peabody Museum Facebook Page and YouTube Channel Live. English Captioning Available. Press Release 2022 Program List Thursday, January 13, 6:00–7:15 pm… Presenting Corporate Sponsor: … Additional Support: … Event Partners: …

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Friday, January 14

  • 10:30 am – 11:30 am

    Festival / Family Day

    MLK Celebration

    The Peabody's 26th Annual Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Legacy of Social and Environmental Justice offers a line-up of inspiring and thought-provoking virtual events from January 13-17, generously sponsored by Citizens™.  Additional support provided by the… Join us on Zoom or watch our broadcasts live on the Yale Peabody Museum Facebook Page and YouTube Channel Live. English Captioning Available. Press Release 2022 Program List Thursday, January 13, 6:00–7:15 pm… Presenting Corporate Sponsor: … Additional Support: … Event Partners: …

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Thursday, January 13

  • 6:00 pm – 7:15 pm

    Festival / Family Day

    MLK Celebration

    The Peabody's 26th Annual Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Legacy of Social and Environmental Justice offers a line-up of inspiring and thought-provoking virtual events from January 13-17, generously sponsored by Citizens™.  Additional support provided by the… Join us on Zoom or watch our broadcasts live on the Yale Peabody Museum Facebook Page and YouTube Channel Live. English Captioning Available. Press Release 2022 Program List Thursday, January 13, 6:00–7:15 pm… Presenting Corporate Sponsor: … Additional Support: … Event Partners: …

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December 2021

Thursday, December 2

  • 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm

    Online Presentation

    Shaped to Kill

    What we know about open-ocean predators can reveal new patterns and mechanisms in the evolution of the ocean’s food web. A fascinating group of unique carnivorous marine animals called siphonophores, close relatives of the common jellyfish, are specialized individuals that…

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November 2021

Thursday, November 18

  • 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    Online Presentation

    How Nature Innovates

    Sand dollars are prized as souvenirs of vacation trips and beach walks. But these flat sea urchins also teach us a lot about the creative power of nature. They can help us understand how new groups of organisms arise. Join Yale graduate student Nicolás Mongiardino Koch to…

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October 2021

Thursday, October 28

  • 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm

    Online Presentation

    Legs that Walk and Wings that Fly

    Limbs in vertebrate animals evolved 400 million years ago when our ancestors left the water and first ventured on to land. Today birds fly, sea turtles swim, and people play tennis using muscles that first developed in those ancient relatives. How have limbs diversified…

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Friday, October 1

  • 10:00 am – 5:30 pm

    Festival / Family Day

    ¡Fiesta Latina!

    Please join us online, October 1-2, for the 19th annual ¡Fiesta Latina! celebration, the Yale Peabody Museum’s long-standing community celebration of traditional and contemporary Latin American cultures, co-founded with Junta for Progressive Action. ¡Fiesta Latina! brings… Expand All 2021 Video Playlist… English Español…

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September 2021

Thursday, September 30

  • 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    Online Presentation

    100 Million Years of Climate Change

    How do we know what Earth’s climate was like millions of years ago? What can ancient evidence tell us about our planet’s future? Join Daniel Gaskell to explore the global quest to piece together Earth’s climate history using septillions of fossilized microorganisms buried…

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Thursday, September 16

  • 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

    Online Presentation

    Coloring the Conservation Conversation

    Ornithologist and writer Dr. Drew Lanham sits down with Dr. Thomas Easley, founder and author of Mind/Heart for Diversity, to discuss what it means to embrace the full breadth of his African-American heritage and his deep kinship to nature and adoration of birds. The…

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Each year, the Peabody Museum hosts a number of signature events, festivals, and special days for children, families, and the greater New Haven community.  Through partnerships with community leaders, Yale groups and local organizations, we are able to bring enjoyable and educational programming to thousands of people.  Scroll down to learn more–and help us make more memories in the coming years!