Events

    2017 Apr 30

    ARTS FIRST: Jazz on the Plaza

    2:00pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    The Plaza Tent

    Yosvany Terry¡Festejemos jazz! April 30 is International Jazz Day—join us for this free concert featuring Grammy Award-nominated saxophonist/composer Yosvany Terry, Harvard’s Director of Jazz Ensembles, Senior Lecturer on Music and ”a leader among the current generation of Afro-Carribean jazz musicians in the United States” according to The New York Times. ... Read more about ARTS FIRST: Jazz on the Plaza

    2017 Apr 29

    In The Beginning...the ARTS FIRST Creation Story (sort of)

    11:30am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    The Plaza Tent

    The ARTS FIRST Origin Story you never knew you wanted to know!

    Starring
    Dean Rakesh Khurana as the Fearless Rakeshules, Bringer of Art
    Sir Dean Thomas Dingman as the Celestial Soprano of the Gods
    The esteemed Gregory Mankiw, Titan
    The Reverend Jonathan Walton, Narrator
    Geneticist Pardis Sabeti as the Algorithmic Oracle
    with
    River Charles Ensemble | Hasty Pudding Theatricals | Harvard Ballet Company | Expressions Dance Company | Harvard-Radcliffe Veritones

    Lilly Riverón '17, ARTS FIRST 2015
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    2017 Mar 09

    Common Spaces presents "Cabin Fever:" stories told by Massmouth

    7:00pm

    Location: 

    The Plaza

    Presented by: Harvard Common Spaces
    Admission: Free 
    Part of WinterFest, January 20-March 10, 2017

    Toast the end of winter and welcome in spring! Gather around the campfire and listen to series of short stories told by Massmouth on the theme of “Cabin Fever.” Sip complimentary cocoa and munch on s’mores listen to tales told by some of the best tellers around.... Read more about Common Spaces presents "Cabin Fever:" stories told by Massmouth

    2016 Apr 10

    Ah humanity! An audio-video installation

    Repeats every day until Sat Apr 16 2016 .
    8:00pm to 10:30pm

    8:00pm to 10:30pm
    8:00pm to 10:30pm
    8:00pm to 10:30pm
    8:00pm to 10:30pm
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    8:00pm to 10:30pm

    Location: 

    Science Center Plaza

    Harvard University Committee on the Arts (HUCA)Presented ByHarvard University Committee on the Arts (HUCA)
    ADMISSIONFree and open to the public
    Runs: April 10-16
    Part of the HUCA Spring 2016 series.

    Ah humanity! is a large-scale audio-video installation by the artists Ernst Karel, Véréna Paravel, and Lucien Castaing-Taylor. The Harvard University Committee on the Arts is sponsoring this weeklong event, in which four channels of sound will be projected into the Plaza and a single channel of video onto the façade of the Science Center, every evening.... Read more about Ah humanity! An audio-video installation

    2015 Sep 04

    StoryCorps at the Harvard Art Museums: Tell your story

    Repeats every day until Sun Sep 06 2015 .
    Fri - Sun, Sep 7 to Sep 9, 12:00pm - 4:00pm

    Sat - Mon, Sep 8 to Sep 10, 12:00pm - 4:00pm
    Sun - Tue, Sep 9 to Sep 11, 12:00pm - 4:00pm

    Location: 

    The Plaza, Outside Science Center

    StoryCorpsPresented by: Harvard Art Museums and StoryCorps

    In conjunction with our exhibition Corita Kent and the Language of Pop, we will welcome the national oral history project StoryCorps to record and preserve selected stories about Kent and her work.

    Do you know Kent’s “rainbow swash” design on the gas tank along I-93, south of downtown Boston? That iconic monument looms large in the city’s imagination. Do you have a story about the tank? We want to hear from you. On September 4, 5, and 6, StoryCorps’ signature MobileBooth (an Airstream trailer) will be parked at Harvard’s Science Center plaza to record interviews with people from all walks of life.... Read more about StoryCorps at the Harvard Art Museums: Tell your story