Discovery Museum Speaker Series

The Discovery Museum Speaker Series creates engaging conversations around creativity, learning, and the future of science education. We connect our community with leaders in the fields of science, technology, and education to discuss important topics that impact our children, our families, and our world. Join the conversation!
The speaker series is offered in collaboration with the MIT Club of Boston.

To learn about Speaker Series sponsorship opportunities, please contact Marie Beam at or call 978-264-4200 ext. 124.

Upcoming Events

Dr. Rao headshot photo
Thursday, October 17, 2019 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Speaker: Dr. Anthony Rao, Ph.D.
The Fenn School
516 Monument Street
Concord, MA 01742
Registration Required: Register Now

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Speaker: Takao Hensch, Ph.D., Joint Professor of Neurology, Harvard Medical School at Boston Children’s Hospital, and Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology at Harvard’s Center for Brain Science
May 23, 2019
Speaker: Peter H. Reynolds, New York Times bestselling author and illustrator
November 14, 2018
Speaker: David A. Sinclair, Ph.D., Professor of Genetics, Harvard Medical School; co-Director, Paul F. Glenn Laboratories for the Biological Mechanisms of Aging, Harvard Medical School; Professor, University of New South Wales, Sydney
October 11, 2018
Speaker: Josh Golin, Executive Director of the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood
September 27, 2018