Events

    2018 Apr 30

    The Rita E. Hauser Forum for the Arts: Emanuel Ax

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    Knafel Center, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge MA

    Presented by: Mahindra Humanities Center at Harvard
    Tickets: Free and open to the public. Tickets are required and available beginning Tuesday, April 24th at the Harvard Box Office. Tickets will also be available by phone (617-496-2222) and internet (www.boxoffice.harvard.edu) for a fee. Limit two tickets per person.
    How to get tickets: The Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222
     

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    2018 Feb 21

    LITTLE TINY WALLS: Arturo O’Farrill at Harvard

    6:30pm to 8:30pm

    Location: 

    OBERON, 2 Arrow St., Cambridge

    Arturo O'Farrill. Photo credit: Laura MarieArturo O’Farrill, the six-time Grammy Award-winning pianist, composer, educator and founder and artistic director of the Afro Latin Jazz Alliance, visits Harvard to workshop his latest project Little Tiny Walls. A panel discussion with O’Farrill, Cornel West, Roberto G. Gonzales and other will follow -- on how art and politics interact around issues of immigration policy, identity and the undocumented in America.

    Presented by: Learning from Performers, Harvard Graduate School of Education, Harvard Kennedy School Center for Public Leadership... Read more about LITTLE TINY WALLS: Arturo O’Farrill at Harvard

    2017 Oct 12

    Foodbetter Harvard 2017

    3:30pm

    Location: 

    Sanders Theatre

    Foodbetter Harvard invites you to ask questions about the food system and how to improve it: how to grow better, eat better, shop better, conserve better . . . how to Foodbetter.

    Presented by: Harvard Dining Services
    Tickets: Event is free. Tickets Required.... Read more about Foodbetter Harvard 2017

    2017 Sep 25

    Boston Art Museum Directors in Discussion

    4:15pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Knafel Center, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

    Presented by: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
    Admission: Free and open to the public, registration required.

    This panel brings together five distinguished museum directors to discuss their leadership of major cultural institutions in urban and university settings and to share personal perspectives on...

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    2017 Sep 08

    Panel Discussion and Seminar - Warren MacKenzie and John Reeve: Kindred Spirits

    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Avenue, Allston, MA 02134

    Presented by: Harvard Ed Portal and Lacoste Gallery

    Warren MacKenzie, John Reeve, Ken Ferguson
    L-R: Warren MacKenzie and John Reeve with Ken Ferguson
    This panel will explore Warren MacKenzie and John Reeve’s unique friendship and the shared philosophy of these mingei ceramic legends. Warren and John were contemporaries and good friends, working at the Leach Pottery at different times and together in the US and England. Warren on John: “We were both seeking our own language. We shared the idea that pots should be made easily and quickly; they should not be elaborate things. We didn’t have to explain ourselves to one another.”... Read more about Panel Discussion and Seminar - Warren MacKenzie and John Reeve: Kindred Spirits
    2017 Aug 31

    FAS Diversity Dialogue: Flying Lessons and Other Stories

    1:30pm to 3:30pm

    Location: 

    Lamont Library, Forum Room, 11 Quincy St

    Presented by: FAS Diversity Dialogues
    Admission: Free. Registration required. Register here
    Please note that space is limited and seats will be available on a first-come, first-served basis for registered guests.

    Moderated by Callie Crossley, WGBH host of Under the Radar, a panel will discuss the learnings and perspectives shared in the book Flying Lessons and Other Stories.... Read more about FAS Diversity Dialogue: Flying Lessons and Other Stories

    2017 Apr 14

    Music As an Avenue for Social Justice

    4:00pm

    Location: 

    Askwith Hall, 13 Appian Way, Cambridge MA 02138

    A panel with Sharon Katz (Director of Peace Train Movement, South Africa), Patricia Zarate (Executive Director, Panama Jazz Festival and Danilo Perez Foundation, Panama), and Maria Elena Gratereaux (President of FEDUJAZZ, Dominican Republic). 

    These musicians and leaders share a rich history utilizing music across the world in order to address educational inequities, child poverty, and intolerance of differences. They dedicated their art to social justice reform and will share their projects in order to engage students and professionals across programs and interests who share a...

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    2017 Apr 03

    Writers Speak: Daniel Alarcón and Francisco Goldman in Conversation with Claire Messud

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    Room 113, Sever Hall

    Daniel Alarcón is the author of the novels Lost City Radio (2008) and At Night We Walk in Circles (2014); Founder of Radio Ambulante and the recipient of a Lannan Fellowship.

    Francisco Goldman is the author of the novels The Long Night of the White Chickens (2013), The Ordinary Seaman (1998), and The Divine Husband (2005); the memoir Say Her Name (2012); and non-fiction books The Art of Political Murder (2008) and The Interior Circuit: A Mexico City Chronicle (2015). 

    Claire Messud is a novelist and Senior Lecturer in English, Harvard University.

    2017 Feb 22

    Next of Kin: Seeing Extinction through the Artist’s Lens

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street

    Presented by: Harvard Museum of Natural History, in collaboration with the Department of Visual and Environmental Studies
    Admission: Free and open to the public. 
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    How do we understand complex ecological issues such as climate change and species extinction? What role do the arts play in this understanding, compared to—or in collaboration with—the sciences? What is the role of empathy or belief, as opposed to knowledge?

    This interdisciplinary panel discussion will explore these important questions within the context of the new HMNH exhibition Next of Kin: Seeing Extinction through the Artist’s Lens, which uses special photography techniques, lighting and sound design, and specimens of extinct or endangered animals from Harvard collections to evoke empathy with our “next of kin.”... Read more about Next of Kin: Seeing Extinction through the Artist’s Lens

    2017 Jan 31

    Junior Hollywood Radio and Television Society NYC: Networking Your Way into a Career in Entertainment

    5:30pm to 6:30pm

    Location: 

    Office of Career Services, 54 Dunster St

    Presented byOffice of Career Services
    For Harvard Undergraduates only. Please register through Crimson Careers to attend.

    Join us for this virtual panel with members of JHRTS-NYC and learn how to leverage this amazing network for career opportunities in television and radio! Panelists include Katherine Price, '14, Asst. in the TV department at CAA; Eden Sutley, Coordinating Producer, TruTV; and Christine Stirrat, Manager of Development, Leopard USA.... Read more about Junior Hollywood Radio and Television Society NYC: Networking Your Way into a Career in Entertainment

    2017 Jan 31

    Presidential Panel-The Future of News: Journalism in a Post-Truth Era

    4:00pm

    Location: 

    Sanders Theatre

    Presented by: Office of the President
    Tickets: Admission is free. No tickets required. Harvard ID Only. Event entry is first-come, first-served at the door pending space availability. Doors open at 3:30 p.m.
    How to get tickets: Admission Free: No Tickets Required

    The future of news—and the erosion of trust in facts—has been much debated here at Harvard and beyond. Please join President Faust in Sanders Theatre on Tuesday, January 31, at 4:00 p.m., to hear from experts who are approaching the issues from a range...

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    2016 Dec 07

    Rhythms of Life: A Conversation on the Arts and Healing with Silkroad

    6:00pm to 8:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Presented by: Silk Road Project
    Admission: Free and open to the public. Registration is required.
    If this event sells out in advance, we will seat walk-ups on a space-available basis beginning just before show time. The wait list will start at the front desk at 5:30pm day of show.

    Join Silk Road Ensemble members Cristina Pato, Shane Shanahan, and Wu...

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