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Meet a Scientist

Free with Basic admission. On Fridays from 10am to noon, scientists will be out in the Museum sharing the wonders of our collections and highlights of their research. Hear about their work, see real artifacts and specimens from the approximately 30 million objects in The Field Museum's collections, and experience the Museum like never before. Topics will range from birds to insects, from mammals to plants, from pottery to spear points, and more!

Panel Discussion with David Baron, Author of Pembroke: A Rural Black Community on the Illinois Dunes

The Museum is excited to host a panel discussion with David Baron, author of Pembroke: A Rural Black Community on the Illinois Dunes. David will be joined by community leader and educator Johari Cole-Kweli, journalist Robert Thurmer, and faith leader Elder Rose Covington. The panel will be moderated by Mark Bouman, Chicago Region Programs Director for the Keller Science Action Center here at The Field Museum. Light refreshments will be served.

Meet a Scientist

Free with Basic admission. On Fridays from 10am to noon, scientists will be out in the Museum sharing the wonders of our collections and highlights of their research. Hear about their work, see real artifacts and specimens from the approximately 30 million objects in The Field Museum's collections, and experience the Museum like never before. Topics will range from birds to insects, from mammals to plants, from pottery to spear points, and more!

Meet a Scientist

Free with Basic admission. On Fridays from 10am to noon, scientists will be out in the Museum sharing the wonders of our collections and highlights of their research. Hear about their work, see real artifacts and specimens from the approximately 30 million objects in The Field Museum's collections, and experience the Museum like never before. Topics will range from birds to insects, from mammals to plants, from pottery to spear points, and more!

Meet a Scientist

Free with Basic admission. On Fridays from 10am to noon, scientists will be out in the Museum sharing the wonders of our collections and highlights of their research. Hear about their work, see real artifacts and specimens from the approximately 30 million objects in The Field Museum's collections, and experience the Museum like never before. Topics will range from birds to insects, from mammals to plants, from pottery to spear points, and more!

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The Qin state, Qin Dynasty, and the early Han period

In celebration of the Museum's exhibition, China's First Emperor and His Terracotta Warriors, this free, public symposium will include presentations by experts from the Baoji Bronze Ware Museum, the Xi’an Municipal Institute of Archaeology and Cultural Relics Preservation, Emperor Qinshihuang's Mausoleum Site Museum, the Xianyang Municipal Cultural Relics and Archaeology Bureau, and Beijing University.

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The Mummy at the Music Box Theatre

Join The Field Museum at the Music Box Theatre for a special film screening that will explore the science behind the movie "The Mummy." Music Box Theatre will be joined by Cassie Pontone, Assistant Collections Manager of Anthropology, who will explore anthropological themes within the film and provide a forum for discussion following the screening. Grab your torch and get ready to explore!

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Stand By Me at the Music Box Theatre

Join The Field Museum at the Music Box Theatre for a special film screening that will dive into the science behind the movie "Stand By Me." Music Box Theatre will be joined by Alison Paul, Youth Conservation Action Coordinator, who will explore scientific themes within the film and provide a forum for discussion following the screening. So pack up your tent and get ready to camp out with us for an afternoon of fun.

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EVOLVE:INK

Hosted by the Field Associates of The Field Museum, EVOLVE is the Field Associates' premiere annual fundraising event, filled with music and dancing in the Museum's iconic Stanley Field Hall, cocktails and food from Chicago's hottest restaurants, and special after-hours access to the Museum's exhibition, Tattoo, that examines the practices of tattooing around the world and throughout time.

Giving Day 2016

Did you know that only one percent of the Museum’s collections is on display? As one of the world’s largest natural history museums, we care for an extraordinary collection that fuels research, public learning, and conservation efforts around the globe. To do so, we rely on you. Only 33% of the Museum’s funding comes from tickets and government sources. 

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