¡Celebremos El Salvador!


Harvard Museums of Science & Culture, Harvard Museum of Natural History, and Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology

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You're invited to a special event hosted by Harvard Museums of Science & Culture celebrating all things El Salvador! From its vibrant ecology to tasty food, come and appreciate Salvadoran culture.

No application or registration needed.


This Event is free!


  • In-person only.

Harvard Museum of Natural History

26 Oxford St.
Cambridge, MA 02139
United States


Mid Cambridge

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.: Sun, September 17 2023 12PM – 3PM.

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Celebrate the vibrant culture and natural history of El Salvador. Enjoy captivating folk dances by Grupo Torogoz and try hands-on activities including corn grinding and painting with cochineal insects. Go on a scavenger hunt and discover the rich heritage of animals, minerals, and artifacts from the region. Join an archaeologist for a live-streamed tour of Joya de Cerén, the Pompeii of Latin America. Take a break with Spanish Story Time, enjoy traditional Salvadoran cuisine (available for purchase), and enter a raffle to win a museum gift basket. All are welcome to explore, learn, and celebrate with us!

Free admission. Free event parking at the 52 Oxford Street Garage. Presented by the Harvard Museum of Natural History, the Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology,  and the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture, in collaboration with the Consulate General of El Salvador in Boston and Ministry of Culture, Government of El Salvador.

Celebre la vibrante cultura e historia natural de El Salvador. Disfrute de los cautivadores bailes folclóricos del Grupo Torogoz y pruebe actividades como moler maíz y pintar con insectos cochinillas. Participe en una búsqueda del tesoro y descubra el rico patrimonio de animales, minerales y artefactos de la región. Únase a un arqueólogo para una visita virtual a Joya de Cerén, la Pompeya de Latinoamérica. Tómese un descanso con la hora de cuentos en español, disfrute de comida tradicional salvadoreña (a la venta) y participe en la rifa de una cesta de regalos del museo. ¡Todos son bienvenidos a explorar, aprender y celebrar con nosotros!

Entrada gratuita. Estacionamiento gratuito en el estacionamiento de 52 Oxford Street Garage. Presentado por el Museo de Historia Natural de Harvard, el Museo Peabody de Arqueología y Etnología y los Museos de Ciencia y Cultura de Harvard, en colaboración con el Consulado General de El Salvador en Boston y el Ministerio de Cultura del Gobierno de El Salvador.

a group of women in traditional purple and orange dresses posing in front of a colorful mural

.: Sun, September 17 2023 12PM – 3PM.

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