Events

    2020 May 21

    [CANCELED] From the Hands of the Makers

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
    BlaschkaWorkTableFrom 1886 to 1936, Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka applied their artistic talents and knowledge of natural history to create an exquisite collection of glass models of plants to support the botanical education of Harvard students and the public. This program will explore the history, conservation, and relevance of... Read more about [CANCELED] From the Hands of the Makers
    2020 Mar 04

    Radcliffe Open Studios

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    Johnson-Kulukundis Family Gallery, Byerly Hall, 8 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
    RadcliffeOpenStudios2020Join the Radcliffe Institute for a special event during which fellows across the creative arts open their studio doors to reveal their creative processes. Learn more about the music, film, artworks, performances, and books that Radcliffe’s community of artists have under way in Byerly Hall. Participating... Read more about Radcliffe Open Studios
    2020 Feb 27

    The Ancient Maya Response to Climate Change: A Cautionary Tale

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
    TurnerMayaAncient Maya civilization—known for its cities, monumental architecture, ceramics, hieroglyphic writing, and advanced understanding of mathematics and astronomy—suffered a major demise between the tenth and eleventh centuries. The causes continue to be investigated and debated. Paleoenvironmental research over the past twenty years... Read more about The Ancient Maya Response to Climate Change: A Cautionary Tale
    2020 Feb 20

    Exhibition Reception: PARTLY CLOUDY

    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Avenue, Allston, MA 02134
    PartlyCloudyIn PARTLY CLOUDY, Chris Sageman presents a series of paintings that diagram our current moment. By isolating fractions of imagery in each diagram, the paintings serve as disjointed road maps that try to make sense of all the bits and pieces and create an intimate situation in itself. Free and open to the public (... Read more about Exhibition Reception: PARTLY CLOUDY
    2020 Feb 13

    Opening Celebration - Painting Edo: Japanese Art from the Feinberg Collection

    5:00pm to 9:00pm

    PaintingEdoCelebrate the opening of the Harvard Art Museums’ largest ever exhibition, Painting Edo: Japanese Art from the Feinberg Collection, on view from February 14 through July 26, 2020. Opening lecture at 6pm, followed by the reception. Galleries open 5 to 9pm. Free and open to the public (tickets requied for lecture only... Read more about Opening Celebration - Painting Edo: Japanese Art from the Feinberg Collection
    2020 Jan 30

    Exhibition Opening and Performance with Visual Artist EJ Hill

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    Johnson-Kulukundis Family Gallery, Byerly Hall, 8 Garden Street, Cambridge MA, 02138
    TheLilyLeagueEJ Hill’s new exhibition, The Lily League, imagines a network of universities that is a counterpoint to the Ivy League. Founded on principles of excellence by way of radical inclusion and fueled by the resilience of those most vulnerable to institutional violence, Hill recasts the visual language of academic... Read more about Exhibition Opening and Performance with Visual Artist EJ Hill
    2020 Jan 18

    Reception: People, Place, Thing, or Idea

    2:00pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Gutman Gallery, Graduate School of Education, 13 Appian Way, Cambridge, MA 02138
    PeoplePlacesThingsIdeasPeople, Place, Thing, or Idea is a teen-curated collection of photography made during the digital photography programs at the Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston during the fall of 2019. The title refers to the semester-long exploration of subjects relevant to the teen photographers. Whether... Read more about Reception: People, Place, Thing, or Idea
    2019 Dec 11

    HMSC Member Night at the Museums

    5:30pm to 9:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
    HMSCMemberNightWander the museum after hours, enjoy seasonal treats, and go behind the scenes to see objects not currently on exhibit. Members will also receive a special 25% discount at the gift shop during the month of December. Museum membership and reservation required. For membership, reservations, and additional information,... Read more about HMSC Member Night at the Museums
    2019 Sep 20

    ArtLab Open House

    2:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard ArtLab, 140 N. Harvard Street, Allston, MA 02134
    ArtLabExplore the ArtLab! Learn about the dance-science research being conducted by Ilya Vidrin and the Harvard-based  Partnering Lab.  Have your portrait taken by  OJ Slaughter, Boston-based photographer. Experience the ArtLab's sound studio and  A* art installation by... Read more about ArtLab Open House
    2019 Sep 14

    Animated Tales for All

    2:00pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Auditorium, Harvard Yenching Library, 2 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138
    GBadilloWatch a vibrant collection of short animations narrated in some of the sixty-eight Indigenous languages of Mexico. Created by Mexican designer Gabriela Badillo and selected from her project, 68 Voices, 68 Hearts, these films help foster pride, respect,... Read more about Animated Tales for All
    2019 Sep 11

    Harvard Student Late Night

    8:00pm to 10:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
    StudentLateNightBring your HUID and head to the art museums to kick off the year with art, fun, food, friends, and more. Music, refreshments, raffle prizes, giveaways and more. Free admission to all undergraduate and graduate Harvard students (... Read more about Harvard Student Late Night
    2019 Jul 20

    A Lunar Soirée

    7:00pm to 10:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
    LunarSoireeCelebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the 1969 moon landing at this one-of-a-kind evening event exclusively for guests 21+. Enjoy cocktails, beer, light refreshments, and 60s music, as well as moon-inspired... Read more about A Lunar Soirée
    2018 Dec 06

    Ceramics Program Holiday Show and Sale 2018 Opening Reception

    4:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard

    Presented by: Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard

    Ceramics Program Holiday Show and SaleCeramics Program Holiday Show and Sale 

    December 6 - 9, 2018

    Showcasing the work of dozens of artists from the Ceramics Program studio community, this annual event is a fabulous opportunity to do your holiday shopping. Read more about this event here>>>

    ... Read more about Ceramics Program Holiday Show and Sale 2018 Opening Reception

    2018 Oct 13

    Opening Celebration for Raise A Glass: A Contemporary Response to Animal-Shaped Drinking Vessels from the Ancient World

    4:00pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard

    Making an animal-shaped drinking vesselJoin us to celebrate the opening of Raise a Glass—A Contemporary Response to Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World, an exhibition at the Harvard Ceramics Program that is inspired by the Harvard Art Museums’ current special exhibition, Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World: Feasting with Gods, Heroes, and Kings.... Read more about Opening Celebration for Raise A Glass: A Contemporary Response to Animal-Shaped Drinking Vessels from the Ancient World

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