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 Apr 25

    Pedro Reyes: Ad Usum / To Be Used

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts

    Artist Pedro Reyes and editor José Luis Falconi discuss Ad Usum / To Be Used, a survey of Reyes’s projects. The publication is a collection of images, interviews, and critical essays intended as an apparatus for multiplying the possibilities when art becomes a resource for the common good.

    Presented by: Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts... Read more about Pedro Reyes: Ad Usum / To Be Used

    2018 Apr 25

    David Levinthal: History, Memory, and Myth

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

    For nearly four decades, David Levinthal has used the Polaroid format to explore the intersection between myth, fantasy, history, and memory in American culture by meticulously staging tableaus of figurines, dolls, and ephemera. The works reveal the role images play in shaping cultural memory, while also illustrating how cultural memory is rehearsed and enforced in material culture.

    Presented by: Harvard Art Museums... Read more about David Levinthal: History, Memory, and Myth

    2018 Apr 12

    Tuning People, Birds, & Flowers

    5:00pm

    Location: 

    HGSE - Askwith Lecture Hall, Longfellow Hall, 13 Appian Way, Cambridge

    Tuning PeopleUsing music as the medium, Portuguese educators Paulo Maria Rodrigues and Helena Rodrigues share examples of artistic projects and explore themes of human connection and communication through a variety of movement and vocal activities that aim to create collaboration and...

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    2018 Apr 11

    A Lecture with Filmmaker Benjamín Naishtat

    4:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

    Benjamín Naishtat is an Argentinian filmmaker. His works includes experimental and fictional works, such as the shorts "El Juego" (2010) and "Historia del Mal" (2011) and the features "Historia del Miedo" (2014) and "El Movimiento" (2015). His third feature film, "Rojo," will have its release in early 2018.

    Presented by: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study... Read more about A Lecture with Filmmaker Benjamín Naishtat

    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 06

    Ralph Lemon: Artist Talk

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts

    Ralph Lemon, is choreographer, writer, visual artist and curator, and the Artistic Director of Cross Performance, a company dedicated to the creation of cross-cultural and cross-disciplinary performance and presentation. For his public artist talk, Ralph Lemon will discuss meditations on the body, race, art making, and the Civil Rights Movement, instigated by his engagement with Bruce Nauman's iconic work Wall/Floor Positions (1968).

    Presented by: Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts... Read more about Ralph Lemon: Artist Talk

    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 04

    Deciphering Rome

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

    In this lecture, Joseph Connors, professor of the history of art and architecture at Harvard, will explore the shaping of Rome through the creation of targeted streets and celebratory piazzas.

    Presented by: Harvard Art Museums... Read more about Deciphering Rome

    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 Apr 02

    Wide Angle: The Norton Lectures on Cinema | Wim Wenders

    Repeats every week every Monday until Mon Apr 09 2018 .
    2:00pm

    2:00pm

    Location: 

    Sanders Theatre

    The Norton Professors in 2018 are Agnès Varda (February 26 and February 27), Wim Wenders(April 2 and April 9), and Frederick Wiseman (January 29 and February 5). 

    Presented by: Mahindra Humanities Center at Harvard
    Tickets: All six lectures are FREE, but tickets are required.... Read more about Wide Angle: The Norton Lectures on Cinema | Wim Wenders

    2018 Mar 28

    Productive Disorder: Music, Film, and Art in Postwar Germany

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Art Museums

    Cultural production in postwar Germany was shaped by variety of oppositions: memories of the war’s horrors competed with fragile optimism for the future; renewed artistic freedoms came up against material scarcity and widespread destruction; and a growing appetite for experimentation and invention met with a lingering Nazi-inflected suspicion of anything too modern.

    Presented by: Harvard Art Museums... Read more about Productive Disorder: Music, Film, and Art in Postwar Germany

    2018 Mar 27

    Lecture: “You Are (Not Really) Here: The Art of Mapping Fiction and Film”

    5:30pm

    Location: 

    Lamont Library, Forum Room, followed by a viewing of the exhibition "Landmarks: Maps as Literary Illustration" and reception, Houghton Library

    “You Are (Not Really) Here: The Art of Mapping Fiction and Film”Artist, freelance illustrator and educator Andrew DeGraff discusses how objective can a mapper be when the subject itself is subjective? It is an exercise that is revealing of the artist, the storyteller, and the story itself as the story is translated from medium to medium.

    Presented by: Houghton Library... Read more about Lecture: “You Are (Not Really) Here: The Art of Mapping Fiction and Film”

    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

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