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Special Celebration Feb 4 - 5

Black History Month

February 1 – February 28

Black History Month, held annually every February, is a celebration of the achievements and contributions of African Americans throughout the history of the United States. On Saturday, February 4 and Sunday, February 5, the Museum of Science kicks off the month with a special weekend event that includes featured speakers, family activities, performance groups, and community groups from the Boston area.

Then, throughout the month, we’ll continue spotlighting influential scientists and engineers as part of our Black History Month celebration.

Upcoming Speakers and Presentations:

Meet a Scientist

Join us on the Gordon Current Science & Technology Stage and learn what these scientists do, how they became interested in their fields of study, and how their work impacts the world. Bring your questions!

Seun Araromi, Harvard Robotics | Thursday, February 23 | 12:30 pm
Randi Williams, MIT Robotics | Saturday, February 25 | 12:30 pm
Kris Dorsey, NU Robotics | Sunday, February 26 | 2:30 pm

Additional Presentations on Sunday, February 26

Storytime for Black Children's Book Week | Science Live Stage | 2:30 pm
Join us for a special Storytime featuring the book The Shapes Family. The book will be read by the author Cathleen Saxon-Jenkins followed by a math activity presented by museum educators.

Special Guest Scientist, Maynard Okereke, the Hip Hop MD. | Cahners Theater | 1:00pm



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