ARTS FIRST

  • ARTS FIRST Festival: April 27–30, 2017

    Four days of art, music, fun & community!

ARTS FIRST is Harvard's annual showcase of student and faculty creativity. Produced by the Office for the Arts, with support from the Board of Overseers of Harvard College, the festival is a public event with many free performances and activities for Harvard and community members of all ages. 

John Lithgow announced as 2017 Harvard Arts Medal Recipient

actor John Lithgow ’67 ArD ‘05, Master of the Arts at Harvard
Award-winning actor John Lithgow ’67 ArD ’05 is the recipient of the 2017 Harvard Arts Medal, which will be awarded by Harvard University President Drew Gilpin Faust at a ceremony on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 4 pm at the Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle St., Cambridge. The ceremony, presented by the Office for the Arts at Harvard and the Harvard University Board of Overseers in association with the American Repertory Theater, will include a discussion with Lithgow moderated by President Faust. This is the official opening event for ARTS FIRST, Harvard University’s annual festival showcasing student creativity in the arts celebrating its 25th anniversary April 27-30.

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