Past Events & Programs

September 2022

Thursday, September 15

  • 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

    Talk

    Madagascar: Journeys Through Time

    Join author Alison Richard as she discusses the fascinating biodiversity of Madagascar, drawing from her recently-published book The Sloth Lemur's Song:… This event is presented in partnership with RJ Julia Booksellers who will have copies of The Sloth Lemur’s Song for sale in the lobby. Alison Richard will be available to sign your copy after the program.…

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May 2022

Thursday, May 5

  • 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    Online Presentation

    Disaster, Resistance, Community

    Our modern, globalized world shudders from political, social, pandemic, and ecological catastrophes. What lessons can we learn from Indigenous communities for whom the world has ended many times, in disasters both natural and colonial, only to flourish afterward? Since…

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April 2022

Thursday, April 28

  • 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    Online Presentation

    Glass Plankton

    How do we know what’s missing from the fossil record? Diatoms—tiny plankton with ornate skeletons made of glass—rule the bottom of the food chain in the ocean today. Although relatively recent in the fossil record, a closer look reveals diatoms may have been important for…

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Thursday, April 7

  • 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    Talk

    The Moral Ecology of a Forest

    How does environmental change impact the moral ecology of forests? And what do these changes mean for the cultural values of Indigenous and rural communities that rely on them? In the southwestern United States, Pinyon pine (Pinus monophylla) is threatened by drought,…

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March 2022

Thursday, March 3

  • 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

    Online Presentation

    What's in the Air?

    Last spring, ProPublica reporter Ava Kofman was assigned a major story about an environmental catastrophe. There was just one problem: it wasn’t true. But as that story fell apart, she uncovered larger issues with the underlying environmental data. In this talk, Kofman…

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February 2022

Thursday, February 24

  • 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

    Talk

    New Tools to Fight Climate Change

    Climate change is a threat unparalleled in both its scale and complexity. Carbon capture is one tactic for mitigating its effects. At this Science Café, experts from different fields will discuss ways that dependable, cost-effective, and adaptable strategies can remove and…

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January 2022

Monday, January 17

  • 10:30 am – 3:30 pm

    Festival / Family Day

    MLK Celebration

    RECORDED AND AVAILABLE ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL The Peabody's 26th Annual Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Legacy of Social and Environmental Justice offered a line-up of inspiring and thought-provoking virtual events from January 13-17, generously sponsored by… Watch our recorded broadcasts live on the Yale Peabody Museum YouTube Channel. 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

    RECORDED AND AVAILABLE ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL The Peabody's 26th Annual Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Legacy of Social and Environmental Justice offered a line-up of inspiring and thought-provoking virtual events from January 13-17, generously sponsored by… Watch our recorded broadcasts live on the Yale Peabody Museum YouTube Channel. 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

    RECORDED AND AVAILABLE ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL The Peabody's 26th Annual Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Legacy of Social and Environmental Justice offered a line-up of inspiring and thought-provoking virtual events from January 13-17, generously sponsored by… Watch our recorded broadcasts live on the Yale Peabody Museum YouTube Channel. 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

    RECORDED AND AVAILABLE ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL The Peabody's 26th Annual Celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s Legacy of Social and Environmental Justice offered a line-up of inspiring and thought-provoking virtual events from January 13-17, generously sponsored by… Watch our recorded broadcasts live on the Yale Peabody Museum YouTube Channel. 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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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!