At Harvard University in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Cecilia Payne, Annie Jump Cannon, and the group of women known as the “Harvard Computers” overcame prejudice, denigration, and opposition to change the course of modern astronomy and developed revolutionary systems to chart and measure stars that remain in use today. Their battles for recognition, respect, and equality are still being fought by women in the 21st century.
This trio of classes will help you develop an appreciation for our natural world, improve your gardening skills, increase biodiversity, and beautify your home landscape. Connecting to nature through gardening results in a number of health benefits including stress relief, lowering blood pressure, and improved psychological well-being.So, get out there and get your hands dirty!
This is the one day when it’s okay to put all your eggs in one basket! Children 2–12 hunt for eggs in our walled garden and have photos taken with the Easter Bunny. Please bring your own basket. Tickets online at bpmm.org. Free parking across the street in Pelham Bay/Split Rock Golf Course parking lot.
Curated by Lycia Kougemitros, this exhibition showcases early medical tools used to extract health benefits and properties. Inspired by the natural beauty of Pelham Bay Park, the exhibit incorporates local history and early colonial settlers’ practices in the evolution of science and technology.
On Shakespeare’s birthday, Red Monkey Theater Group Artistic Director Tal Aviezer will work with students on Shakespearean scenes and monologues, helping participants explore Elizabethan language, make dramatic choices, and bring characters to life.
Join us for an immersive experience throughout the beautiful rooms and grounds of Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum as a villain carves a bloody path to power – and his subjects slowly awaken to the threat he represents.