Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue
Presented by: Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology Admission: Free Admission Day in Honor of the Peabody Museum’s 150th Anniversary More information
Shadow theater and live music, popular highlights of the Javanese village at the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition, come to the galleries of the Peabody Museum! Enjoy a contemporary performance based on scenes from...
¡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
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
A Celebration of Harvard Artists Friday, April 28, 8:30 PM Sanders Theatre Sold out. Some tickets will be available at Sanders Theatre the evening of the performance at 7:30 pm, one hour prior to curtain time. First come, first served.
Join us for a festive evening of dance, music, spoken word, drama and film directed by Diane Paulus '88 and honoring the talents cultivated at Harvard and their continuing journeys, featuring actors Courtney Vance ‘82 and Elizabeth Leimkuhler...
Presented by: Department of Visual and Environmental Studies at Harvard Admission: Free and open to the public More information
Student work displayed comes from the following courses; Making Things: Form, Function and Materials; Conceptual Figure; Sculptural Dimensions; Building Thought; Intro to Still Photography; Loitering; Principals and Plasticity: Intermediate Painting Course; Post Brush; Slow Photography...
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.... Read more about Harvard Arts Medal Ceremony Honoring Actor JOHN LITHGOW
Overlay, an exhibition created by the multimedia artist Xaviera Simmons for the Radcliffe Institute, uses text-based video, photographs, and soundscapes to feature characters rooted in stories and historical narratives found in the archives of the Radcliffe Institute’s Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America.... Read more about Overlay: Exhibition by Xaviera Simmons
Elizabeth I is in love with Sir Walter Raleigh, but she loses him to Beth Throgmorton and the New World in Henry Koster’s The Virgin Queen (1955). Bette Davis gives her best performance of the 1950s (following All About Eve) as the aging Elizabeth; but a young, ravishing Joan Collins as Throgmorton steals scene after scene. Inspired by monumental history paintings and group portraits, Koster animates the CinemaScope screen with brilliant colors registered through richly ornamented costumes and contrapposto figures arranged in lavish tableaus.... Read more about Film: The Virgin Queen
In this film from 1954, the French Revolution and the rise and fall of Napoleon (Marlon Brando) are seen through the eyes of the leader’s first love, Désirée Clary (Jean Simmons). After Napoleon’s defeat at Waterloo, Désirée holds Europe’s fate in her hands, as queen of Sweden. The epic story provides a sweeping historical backdrop, but director Henry Koster uses the widescreen CinemaScope format to offer a philosophical mediation on love and politics amid war and revolution.... Read more about Film: Désirée
Presented by: Sunken Garden Children's Theater Free and open to the public
Sunken Garden performs a fun and original adaptation of a classic fairy tale for kids!! Our plays include singing, dancing, and lots of laughing. Its fun for the whole family, but mostly the youngest of your family.... Read more about Sunken Garden Children's Theater
Johnson-Kulukundis Family Gallery in Byerly Hall at the Radcliffe Institute
Presented by: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study Free and open to the public. Exhibition by Photographer Matika Wilbur runs 4/29-5/28 Monday through Saturday, from 12-5 pm; April 29: 9 AM-6:30 PM; April 30: 12-6 PM More information>
Matika Wilbur, an acclaimed photographer from the Tulalip and Swinomish tribes (Washington), is the creator and director of Project 562 and the only Native American photographer and social documentarian to be welcomed into each of the 562+ Native American sovereign territories in the United States. For the past three years, Wilbur has collaborated with scores of tribes to share the images and truths of Native American peoples.... Read more about Seeds of Culture: The Portraits and Stories of Native American Women
Presented by: Harvard-Radcliffe Dramatic Club Tickets: Free How to get tickets: Email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your tickets. Runs: 4/28-5/1
Annie Baker’s 2014 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama follows three employees at a dilapidated movie theater in central Massachusetts. Baker’s profoundly funny and moving dialogue delves into intersecting issues of race, class, sexuality and mental health as the relationships between the characters...