Upcoming Events

Format: 2017-07-23

Expert Is In: Anthropology Collections Manager David Rosenthal

Thursday, August 17, 2017
2:00 pm

Come meet David Rosenthal, collections manager in the Department of Anthropology, and learn about his research!

Forensic Mysteries-Mystery at Yorktown Creek

Tuesday, August 22, 2017
10:00 am

Erosion along a creek bed produces a startling discovery – a human skeleton! Before the clues are washed away forever, visitors will get the chance to examine the evidence collected by the archaeologist during this drop-in program. Using the forensic tools and techniques of Smithsonian scientists, study the human bones and artifacts found with the skeleton to determine who this person was,...

Expert Is In: Zoologist Rayna Bell

Thursday, August 24, 2017
2:00 pm

Come meet zoologist Rayna Bell and learn about her research!

Forensic Mysteries-A "Grizzly" Discovery

Tuesday, August 29, 2017
10:00 am

A group of hikers stumbled across what looks like human remains. Have they found a crime scene or could there be another explanation? During this drop-in program, visitors will examine real human bones, objects and artifacts using the forensic tools and techniques of Smithsonian scientists to determine age, sex, time since death, and maybe even cause of death.