• 2017 Apr 27

    Harvard Arts Medal Ceremony Honoring Actor JOHN LITHGOW



    Loeb Drama Center Main Stage, 64 Brattle St.

    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 29

    Haydn's "The Creation"



    The Memorial Church

    Presented by: Harvard University Choir
    Admission: Free: No Tickets Required

    In celebration of ARTS FIRST, the Harvard University Choir and orchestra Grand Harmonie present Josef Haydn's oratorio "The Creation."

  • 2017 May 03


    7:00pm to 9:00pm


    Bow & Arrow Press, Adams House

    Presented by: Office for the Arts and Bow & Arrow Press
    Admission: Free and open to the Harvard Community; preference is to Harvard College students. 

    Celebrate the centenary of Virginia Woolf’s Hogarth Press! Students will have the chance to explore letterpress type with a focus on Woolf and the Bloomsbury Group.

  • 2017 Jun 01

    Architectural Ceramics Course at Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds

    4:00pm to 6:00pm


    Historic Durant_Kenrick House and Grounds, 286 Waverly Avenue, Newton, MA 02458

    Presented by: Ceramics Program - Office for the Arts at Harvard and the Historic Newton's Durant-Kenrick House and GroundsAllison Newsome

    Explore striking sculptures created from ceramic pieces stacked together. Students in the Architectural Ceramics course at the Ceramics Program- Office for the Arts at Harvard use architecture as well as the Historic Newton's Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds as inspiration for forms that may combine the human figure, animals, fruit or flowers. This show is part of the Newton Festival of the Arts 2017.

    Enjoy viewing these intricate works of art while you stroll through the park. Free. The show runs May 13 through June 10.
    Artist reception: Thursday, June 1, 4 p.m.