Past Events

  • 2015 Nov 21

    Harvard Night at the Symphony (Freshmen Only)

    Location: 

    Symphony Hall, Boston
    6:30pm to 10:30pm

    Symphony HallFreshmen Only: You Are Cordially Invited to “Harvard Night at the Symphony”
    ADMISSION FREE AND LIMITED TO 50 FRESHMEN. Sign up for Freshman who did not attend the previous “Harvard Night at the Symphony” begins on Thursday, November 12 at 2 PM. Remaining tickets will be distributed to freshmen who did attend previously beginning on Tuesday, November 17 at 2 PM. Sign up in person at the Office for the Arts, 74 Mt. Auburn St. (at Holyoke St.)

    This series of free field trips throughout the academic year to attend concerts by the acclaimed Boston Symphony Orchestra at historic Symphony Hall is co-sponsored by the Freshman Dean’s Office “Through the Gates” program and the Office for the Arts at Harvard. Round-trip bus transportation will be provided, and the evening includes a pre-concert reception hosted by a BSO musician.

    November 21 Concert: works by J.S. Bach, Berg and Shostakovich, featuring Andris Nelsons, conductor, and Isabelle Faust, violin.

  • 2017 Apr 27

    Ammunition: The Musical

    Location: 

    Agassiz Theatre
    Repeats every day until Fri Apr 28 2017 except Mon Apr 24 2017, Tue Apr 25 2017, Wed Apr 26 2017.
    7:00pm

    Presented by: The Freshman Musical
    Tickets: Full Price: $10.00; Students: $8.00; Harvard ID: Free (1 per ID); Prefrosh: Free (1 per ID)
    How to get tickets: The Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222
    Runs: 4/23 & 4/27-30

  • 2017 Apr 27

    Sneak Preview of Film LA 92

    Location: 

    Wiener Auditorium, Taubman Bldg, HKS
    6:00pm to 9:00pm

    Presented by: Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation, Harvard Kennedy School
    Admission: Free and open to the public
    More information​​​​​​​

  • 2017 Apr 27

    Working with Stress Workshop, with Sarah Whitten

    Location: 

    Holden Chapel, Harvard Yard
    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Presented by: Holden Voice Program
    Admission: email Program Director Liz Eschen at eschen@fas.harvard.edu to sign up for the workshop. There is no cost to attend; a yoga mat and loose clothing are required.

    Stress is an inevitable part of life. Your reaction to it doesn’t have to be!

  • 2017 Apr 27

    Harvard Arts Medal Ceremony Honoring Actor JOHN LITHGOW

    Location: 

    Loeb Drama Center Main Stage, 64 Brattle St.
    4:00pm

    John Lithgow announced as 2017 Harvard Arts Medal Recipient
    Presented by: Learning From Performers
    ADMISSION: Free, tickets required.
    How to get tickets: Available in person at the Harvard Box Office, Farkas Hall, 10 Holyoke St., Cambridge, online, or by calling 617.496.2222 (online and phone ticket orders subject to service fees). Ticket distribution for Harvard affiliates (2 per person, with valid ID) begins Tuesday, April 18; ticket distribution for the public (2 per person) begins Thursday, April 20. Some remaining tickets may be available at the door one hour prior to event start time.


    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 presented by the Office for the Arts at Harvard and the Harvard University Board of Overseers in association with the American Repertory Theater. It will include a discussion with Lithgow moderated by President Faust. This is the opening event for ARTS FIRST, Harvard University’s annual festival showcasing student and faculty creativity in the arts celebrating its 25th anniversary April 27-30.

  • 2017 Apr 26

    Overlay: Exhibition by Xaviera Simmons

    Location: 

    Johnson-Kulukundis Family Gallery, Byerly Hall, 8 Garden St
    Wed - Sat, Apr 26 to Jul 1, 12:00pm - 5:00pm

    Presented by: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
    Admission: Free and open to the public
    Exhibition Runs: 4/26-7/1 
    Gallery hours: Monday-Saturday, 12-5 PM
    Overlay Exhibition Opening Discussion: Tuesday, April 25, 5 PM
    More information

    Overlay, an exhibition created by the multimedia artist Xaviera Simmons for the Radcliffe Institute, uses text-based video, photographs, and soundscapes to feature characters rooted in stories and historical narratives found in the archives of the Radcliffe Institute’s Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America.

  • 2017 Apr 25

    Overlay Exhibition Opening Discussion with Xaviera Simmons

    Location: 

    Knafel Center, Radcliffe Yard, 10 Garden St.
    5:00pm

    Presented by: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
    Admission: Free and open to the public. Please register and join us.
    Exhibition Runs: 4/26-7/1 
    Gallery hours: Monday-Saturday, 12-5 PM
    More information

    In this discussion, Simmons will talk about her new exhibition Overlay, which uses text-based video, photographs, and soundscapes to feature characters rooted in stories and historical narratives found in the archives of the Radcliffe Institute’s Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America.

  • 2017 Apr 23

    The Merchant of Venice

    Location: 

    Adams Pool Theater
    Repeats every day, 3 times .
    7:30pm

    Presented by: Hyperion Shakespeare Company
    Admission: Free; email merchantinthepool@gmail.com to reserve your tickets.
    Runs: April 21-23
    More information

    The Merchant of Venice

    Written by William ShakespeareDirected by Krysianna Papadakis ’17
    Produced by Nicholas Wood ’17

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