2014 ARTS FIRST Festival: May 1-4

5/1: Harvard Arts Medal: MARGARET ATWOOD AM ’62, hosted by John Lithgow ‘67
5/2: Party on The Plaza
5/3: Harvard Dance Project in SEESAW, HRO, Harvard Jazz Band, DanceFest on the Plaza, “Make Art” stations, and Performance Fair
5/4: Vijay Iyer Sextet in concert

Most events free!
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2014 Arts Medal Ceremony: MARGARET ATWOOD '62

Thursday, May 1, 4 PM
Sanders Theatre

Tickets free but required, available Tuesday, April 22. more info>

blog post> | interview with Atwood>


Ceramics Program Lecture Series

New Voices Lectures highlight some of the most talented emerging artists utilizing the ceramic medium in the field of contemporary art.

"Clay Practices in India" with Garima Tripathi: 4/15

New Voices Lecture with Ahrong Kim: 4/17

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Grand Opening of Ceramics Studio

February 26, 2014 marked the official celebration and ribbon cutting for our state-of-the-art new ceramics studio at 224 Western Ave in Allston. Harvard President Drew Gilpin Faust honored the Ceramics Program's rich history of academic collaboration in her remarks.



2013-14 Artist Development Fellowship recipients announced

17 undergraduate artists awarded Fellowships. Congratulations!

press release> | Go to Harvard Arts Blog to read about current and past Fellows and their work

image: painting by Ethan Pierce '14 (ADF '14)


Spring 2014 Emerging Choreographers Showing

April 18-19, 8 PM
Harvard Dance Center

Reserve your FREE tickets here

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In the spotlight with the Mozart Society Orchestra

by Andrew Chow '14
Think of the MSO as a hybrid: with the power of a larger orchestra and the expressiveness of a chamber group.
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Emerging Choreographers move with science

by Brenna McDuffie '15
Office for the Arts Dance Program sets the stage for emerging choreographers to consider science and movement.
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Buxtehude: Addressing the heart during Holy Week

by Brenna McDuffie '15
Harvard Baroque Chamber Orchestra and the Harvard University Choir collaborate on early music concert for the Easter season.
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    OFA Postcard 2013

    Building a kiln

    ARTS FIRST '14 Celebrates Harvard's Creative Community

    by Tom Lee
    Campus-wide festival, May 1-4, will include appearances by novelist Margaret Atwood and actor John Lithgow, and concert with Vijay Iyer Sextet.
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    Margaret Atwood to be honored at Harvard

    by Tom Lee
    Author will receive Harvard Arts Medal at May 1 ceremony kicking off ARTS FIRST festival.
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    Learning From Performers: 2013-14

    by OFA Staff
    A wildlife photographer, concert pianist, theater director, jazz trumpeter and Celtic harpist are among the many visiting artists scheduled this year.
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    Don't Miss Events

    filmmaker M. NIGHT SHYAMALAN 4/28 only
    presented by: Learning From Performers and the Harvard South Asian Association
    location: Farkas Hall - Studio

    Visiting Artist Workshop with Jonathan Mess and Seth Rainville 5/1 only
    presented by: Ceramics Program
    location: Ceramics Studio

    Vijay Iyer: Jazz on the Plaza 5/4 only
    presented by: ARTS FIRST
    location: ARTS FIRST Tent on the Plaza

    Drummer Terri Lyne Carrington and Guitarist Lionel Loueke on Herbie Hancock

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