Arts First: Bringing people together

by Sheema Golbaba

From Michelangelo's Renaissance works to Woodstock, art has always been something that has brought people together. But Harvard has engendered a sense of community with its own characters through Arts First. By walking through just a few of Saturday afternoon's happenings, I saw how even the smallest manifestations of art - from playing bluegrass country music to making pottery with enthusiastic children - can bring together people across different cultures, backgrounds and generations. Here are a few glimpses of Saturday's events.