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 Apr 18

    [Postponed] Exhibition: What Was I Thinking? New work by Shawn Panepinto

    Sat Apr 18 (All day) to Fri Jun 5 (All day)

    Location: 

    Ceramics Program, 224 Western Avenue, Allston, MA

    Artist Shawn Panepinto recently retired as Director of Operations at the Ceramics Program after nearly 40 years of teaching and working in ceramics. Shawn’s new work in painting is the evolution of her work in clay, and...

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    2020 Mar 23

    Seeing Citizens: Picturing American Women’s Fight for the Vote

    Mon - Sat, Mar 23 to Oct 3, 9:00am - 5:00pm

    Location: 

    The Lia and William Poor Gallery, Schlesinger Library, 3 James Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
    SuffrageThis exhibition presents the images that leading activists wanted the public to see—and some that they wanted to hide. White suffragists portrayed themselves as elite, educated, and moral women. Some aspects of their campaign assured skeptics that the amendment would preserve white supremacy and pose no challenges to the... Read more about Seeing Citizens: Picturing American Women’s Fight for the Vote
    2020 Mar 14

    Face to Face: Portraits of Museum Animals by Jana Matusz

    Sat - Sun, Mar 14 to Jun 21, 9:00pm - 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford St, Cambridge, MA 02138

    MatsuzLionCubJana Matusz, an accomplished Massachusetts-based painter and founding sketching facilitator volunteer with the museum, has explored this with expressive prints, based on original paintings, that animate animals found in the Harvard Museum of Natural History. ...

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    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 29

    Dig into Dinner

    1:00pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138
    DigIntoDinnerA special event for children ages 4–8. Explore the new Resetting the Table exhibition, starting at the dinner table set for a party. Family-friendly activities about what we eat will be set up throughout the gallery: drop in for smell stations, Play-Doh® desserts, games with prizes, and a raffle of dinner for... Read more about Dig into Dinner
    2020 Feb 23

    Patricio Guzmán's Chile Trilogy

    Sun - Sat, Feb 23 to Feb 29, 4:00pm - 10:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
    PatricioGuzmanThe long career of Patricio Guzmán as a documentarian and activist has courageously focused on the turbulent, tragic history of his native Chile since the 1973 overthrow of Leftist President Salvador Allende— the world’s first democratically elected Socialist leader—by the US-backed repressive dictator Augusto Pinochet.... Read more about Patricio Guzmán's Chile Trilogy
    2020 Feb 21

    Self-Destruction Cinema. The Films of Tetsuya Mariko

    Fri - Mon, Feb 21 to Feb 24, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
    MarikoFilmJapanese filmmaker Tetsuya Mariko has directed a series of arresting and subversive films centered on characters locked into cycles of extreme antisocial behavior. Whether loners who have long abandoned any desire to engage except by their absolute but anarchic rules, or lovers set out on stark revenge, Mariko’s self-absorbed... Read more about Self-Destruction Cinema. The Films of Tetsuya Mariko
    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 14

    Amour Fou

    Fri - Sun, Feb 14 to Feb 16, 7:00pm - 9:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
    LAge_dOrInspired in part by the recent restoration of Buñuel’s L’Age d’Or by the Cinémathèque Française, presented now in its full seventy-five minute version, as well as the atavistic celebration of Valentine’s Day, whose own dark origins have been furtively repressed, the Harvard Film Archive offers a selection of classic... Read more about Amour Fou
    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

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