Events

    2018 Jul 21

    Stuart Gair Master Class

    Sat - Sun, Jul 21 to Jul 22, 10:00am - 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard

    Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard Presents:Stuart Gair

    Stuart Gair Master Class

    Saturday, July 21st and Sunday July 22nd
    10am – 5pm each day 

    Location: Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard
    224 Western Ave, Allston, Massachusetts 02134

    Ready for a challenge? Join 2017-2018 Ceramics Program Artist in Residence Stuart Gair in approaching three challenging forms for the intermediate to advanced thrower – the teapot, the pitcher and the batter bowl. ... Read more about Stuart Gair Master Class

    2018 May 10

    Ceramics Program Spring Show & Sale 2018

    Thu May 10 (All day) to Sun May 13 (All day)

    Location: 

    Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard

    Ceramics Program Spring Show and SaleSpring 2018 Ceramics Show and Sale Postcard

    May 10 - 13, 2018

    Opening Reception: Thursday, May 10, 2018 4pm-8pm
    Friday, May 11 10am - 7pm
    Saturday, May 12 10am - 7pm
    Sunday, May 13 10am - 7pm

    On Mother's Day Weekend, more than 50 artists will present their ceramic work in our annual Spring Show and Sale. 

    During the Show and Sale, Gallery 224 will feature work by our fifteen Resident Artists, currently in the final year of their 2014-18 Residency.

    Location: 224 Western Ave, Allston, Massachusetts 02134 | Directions

    See images from last year's event here.  

    2017 Spring Show and Sale
    2017 Spring Show and Sale
    2018 Apr 27

    Jazz on the Plaza with Harvard Jazz Bands, directed by Yosvany Terry With guest jazz guitarist David Gilmore

    7:30pm

    Location: 

    Science Center Plaza Tent

    Gilmore
    Guitarist David Gilmore has performed and recorded with many of today’s most influential artists including Wayne Shorter, Steve Coleman, Christian McBride, Cassandra Wilson, Dave Douglas, Rudresh Mahanthappa, Randy Brecker, Lenny White, Stanley Clarke, Sam Rivers and many others. His latest release, Transitions (2017 Criss Cross Records) was one of Downbeat Magazine’s top CDs of 2017. He was also voted into the both the Critic’s Poll and Reader’s Poll of 2017.

    Gilmore’s playing has been compared to guitarists as diverse as George Benson and Jimi Hendrix. Gilmore has been the recipient of numerous grants, including two Chamber Music of America, New Jazz Works Composer Grants, and nominated for the prestigious Doris Duke Artist Award. Committed to an improvisational approach that reflects a global awareness, he conducts master classes around the world, and is a professor at Berklee College of Music in Boston.... Read more about Jazz on the Plaza with Harvard Jazz Bands, directed by Yosvany Terry With guest jazz guitarist David Gilmore

    2018 Apr 27

    Pianist André Watts to perform Beethoven with Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra

    5:30pm

    Location: 

    Sanders Theatre

    André Watts
    Pianist André Watts will perform with the HRO on April 27 in Sanders Theatre. Photo: David Bazemore
    A concert featuring pianist André Watts, with the Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra, conducted by Federico Cortese.

    Presented by: Office for the Arts as part of the ARTS FIRST festival (April 26-29)

    Admission: Free and open to the public. Tickets available at 3:30 pm at the door on April 27.

    Legendary pianist and professor of music André Watts is the recipient of the 2018 Luise Vosgerchian Teaching Award, Harvard’s highest music award recognizing an outstanding educator. Watts will receive the award during a free concert and ceremony 5:30 p.m. April 27 at Sanders Theatre, where he will perform Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-Flat Major (Emperor Concerto) with the Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra under the director of Federico Cortese, senior lecturer on music at Harvard University.... Read more about Pianist André Watts to perform Beethoven with Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra
    2018 Apr 20

    Visiting Artist Workshop with Walter Keeler

    10:00am to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard

    THIS WORKSHOP IS NOW FULL!

    Presented by: Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at HarvardWalter Keeler

    We are honored to welcome UK potter, Walter Keeler, back to the Ceramics Program for a workshop dedicated to long-time Ceramics Program staff member and friend of Keeler - Terry Hass. Keeler stated, "I love giving workshops, but this one is very special, it is for Terry - loved by all of us - and will celebrate her love of making pottery,  her warmth and generosity of spirit." All proceeds from the event will go to fund scholarships to the Ceramics Program in Terry's name. ... Read more about Visiting Artist Workshop with Walter Keeler

    2018 Apr 07

    Just Press Play! - Visiting Artist Workshop with Sunshine Cobb and Jason Bige Burnett

    Sat - Sun, Apr 7 to Apr 8, 10:00am - 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard

    THIS WORKSHOP IS FILLED - NO LONGER TAKING REGISTRATIONS

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

    April 7 & 8, 2018
    10am - 4pm each day
    Potluck lunch for those who wish to bring a dish to share

    Sunshine Cobb and Jason Bige Burnett

    Join us in welcoming Jason Bige Burnett and Sunshine Cobb to explore a range of surface treatments while sharing stories and their experiences as contemporary ceramic artists. Whether your work is functional or sculptural, this workshop will provide you with a chance to explore, experiment and learn. Participants will have the opportunity to try their hand at the various techniques covered in the workshop and receive feedback from other participants and the workshop leaders.... Read more about Just Press Play! - Visiting Artist Workshop with Sunshine Cobb and Jason Bige Burnett

    2018 Apr 05

    Visiting Artist Lecture with Natalia Arbelaez

    Registration Closed 5:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard

    Presented by: Harvard Ceramics ProgramNatalia Arbelaez

    Join us in welcoming Natalia Arbelaez, a 2018 National Council on Education for the Ceramics Arts (NCECA) Emerging Artist, to the Ceramics Program to speak about her work!

    Natalia Arbelaez is a Colombian American artist, born and raised in Miami, Florida. She received her B.F.A. from Florida International University and her M.F.A. from The Ohio State University, where she received an Enrichment Fellowship.... Read more about Visiting Artist Lecture with Natalia Arbelaez

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    2018 Apr 02

    Visiting Artist Lecture with Anne Eder

    Registration Closed 5:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard

    Anne EderPresented by: Harvard Ceramics Program

    Join us in welcoming Anne Eder to the lectern to tell us about her interdisciplinary studio practice. Anne uses clay as a sculptural element in her installations and photographic work. Anne will be the instructor for a new course, "Interdisciplinary Projects" - a mixed media, installation class this Summer at the Ceramics program.

    ... Read more about Visiting Artist Lecture with Anne Eder

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    2018 Mar 26

    Family of Man Revisited: Photography in a Global Age

    4:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

     

    In this talk, Makeda Best, the Richard L. Menschel Curator of Photography, will be in conversation with Gerd Hurm, Anke Reitz, and Shamoon Zamir, editors of the recently published text The Family of Man Revisited: Photography in a Global Age (I. B. Tauris, 2017). Together they will discuss this landmark 1955 exhibition and how it shaped the ways we look at photography today; explore new contexts for interpreting the exhibition’s messages; and share recent research on its reception.

    Presented by: Harvard Art Museums... Read more about Family of Man Revisited: Photography in a Global Age

    2018 Mar 19

    Visiting Artist Workshop with Michelle Gregor

    6:00pm to 9:00pm

    Location: 

    Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard

    Presented by: Harvard Ceramics Program

    Michelle Gregor
    Join us in welcoming California-based sculptor Michelle Gregor to the Ceramics Program for an evening demonstration and slide lecture. Gregor will lead students in sculpting the human figure in clay with a live process demonstration, improvisational exercises, and a slide presentation. Participants will learn the construction techniques to help push past the common stumbling blocks of proportion, movement, and balance in constructing the human figure. All skill levels welcome.

    ... Read more about Visiting Artist Workshop with Michelle Gregor

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