For the Community

Community Arts Partners

Children, adults and Harvard students participate in Ceramics wheel throwing at ARTS FIRST 2011Community Arts Partners is a group of Harvard and community representatives that meets three times annually. Hosted by the Office for the Arts at Harvard, the group aims to promote meaningful connections between the Harvard and Boston/Cambridge communities through the arts. Harvard students, faculty and staff, and arts and education representatives from the community are welcome. Participants include the Cambridge Public Schools Visual and Performing Arts Department, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge Arts Council, American Repertory Theater, and Harvard Square Business Association. 

Arts classes in Allston and Cambridge

The Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard, provides a creative learning environment for a dynamic mix of students and professionals from the University, greater Boston, and international community in its Allston Studio. Courses are offered over three semesters at all levels taught by expert instructors, independent professionals, and resident and visiting artists. They inspire and engage students encouraging the development of critical and technical skills for making functional and expressive vessels, figurative and abstract sculpture, tiles, and murals.

Maud Morgan Arts, a dynamic new community arts center named in honor of the noted artist and community resident Maud Morgan (1903-1999), offers a wide range of programs for all ages. 

The Cambridge Center for Adult Education offers many art classes. 

ARTS FIRST Festival

Harvard invites the public to four days of non-stop art! ARTS FIRST, the annual celebration of student and faculty creativity, takes place the last weekend in April/first weekend in May and includes over 225 music, theater, dance, film, and visual arts events, most free of charge and open to the public. Whether you are a fan of a cappella or bhangra, tap or Tchaikovsky, installation art or painting, improv comedy or pipe organ performance, ARTS FIRST has an arts experience for you. more...

Harvard Box Office

Ticketing Sanders Theatre Events and More. A full service box office providing sales for events at Harvard University. 
Box Office: for producers | calendar of events

Harvard in the Community

Visit community.harvard.edu/ for more information.