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 Feb 24

Film: Mele Murals

2:00pm to 3:30pm


Menschel Hall, Lower Level, Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St.

Presented by: Harvard University Native American Program and the Harvard Art Museums
Admission: Free with museums admission. See website for museum admission.
Museum Hours: Open daily 10am–5pm
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Mele Murals is a documentary about the transformative power of modern graffiti art and ancient Hawaiian culture for a new generation of Native Hawaiians. Two graffiti artists—Estria Miyashiro and John Hina (“Prime”)—tell how their street art has taken them on personal journeys to discover their history, identity, and responsibilities as Hawaiian people.

2017 Jan 31

Junior Hollywood Radio and Television Society NYC: Networking Your Way into a Career in Entertainment

5:30pm to 6:30pm


Office of Career Services, 54 Dunster St

Presented byOffice of Career Services
For Harvard Undergraduates only. Please register through Crimson Careers to attend.

Join us for this virtual panel with members of JHRTS-NYC and learn how to leverage this amazing network for career opportunities in television and radio! Panelists include Katherine Price, '14, Asst. in the TV department at CAA; Eden Sutley, Coordinating Producer, TruTV; and Christine Stirrat, Manager of Development, Leopard USA.

2017 Jan 27

Modern Art in Technicolor: Art, Film, and American Identity



Menschel Hall, Lower Level, Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
Admission: Free with museums admission. See website for museum admission.
Film: John Frankenheimer The Manchurian Candidate, 1962 (126 min.; black and white)
Museum Hours: Open daily 10am–5pm

Modern Art in Technicolor: Art, Film, and American Identity Focusing on postwar American art and film, this series examines the formation of national identity. Each screening pairs a work from the museums’ modern and contemporary art collection with a film that speaks to its concerns.

2017 Feb 23

Renée Green: Partially Buried Series



Level 0, Lecture Hall, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 24 Quincy St.

Presented byCarpenter Center for the Visual Arts
Runs: Jan 26–Apr 16 
Free and open to the public
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Related event: FAM Case (2001–2016)

Renée Green's two-year engagement Pacing, as the Institution (Building) artist at the Carpenter Center, continues with a screening of Partially Buried, 1996, and Partially Buried Continued, 1997.

2017 Jan 26

Talk + Screening: Katy Grannan: The Nine



Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 24 Quincy St., Level 0, Lecture Hall

Presented by: Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
Admission: Free
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Screening of The Nine, 2016 (98 min)
Conversation with the filmmaker Katy Grannan and Dru Donovan

Photographer and filmmaker Katy Grannan will present her first feature film The Nine, followed by a conversation with Fall 2016 Visiting Lecturer on Visual and Environmental Studies, Dru Donovan.

2017 Feb 09

Eva Hesse: Film Screening and Discussion

Repeats on the fourth Monday of March until Mon Mar 27 2017 .
6:00pm to 8:30pm

6:00pm to 8:30pm


Menschel Hall, Lower Level, Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St.

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
Admission: Free admission. See website for museum admission.
Film showings: Dec. 9, Jan. 13, Feb. 10, Mar. 10, Apr. 7
Museum Hours: Open daily 10am–5pm
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The documentary Eva Hesse, by Marcie Begleiter (2016), investigates the life and artistic practice of one of the most influential and experimental artists of the last half-century. Emerging from the male-dominated artistic milieu of 1960s minimalism, Hesse created work that pushed new boundaries as she deliberately chose complicated and often impermanent materials for her sculptures.

2017 Jan 19

Wintersession workshop: “TV DIRECTING—AN INTRO TO NARRATIVE”

Repeats every day until Fri Jan 20 2017 .
10:00am to 4:30pm

10:00am to 4:30pm


Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts

Dates: January 19-20
Days/Times: Thursday-Friday, 10 am-12:30 pm & 2-4:30 pm each day
Level/Requirements: No previous experience in directing required
InstructorClaudia Weill ’69, director of film (“Girlfriends,” “It’s My Turn,” “The Other Half of the Sky: A China Memoir”), TV (“Sesame Street,” “Girls,” “thirtysomething,” “My So-Called Life”), and theater (Williamstown Theater Festival, Sundance, Public Theatre, Pasadena Playhouse, Irish Repertory Theatre)
Enrollment limited to 12 Harvard students (participants must attend all four sessions); register now>