Freshmen Only: You Are Cordially Invited to “Harvard Night at the Symphony” ADMISSION FREE AND LIMITED TO 50 FRESHMEN. Sign up for Freshman who did not attend the previous “Harvard Night at the Symphony” begins on Thursday, November 12 at 2 PM. Remaining tickets will be distributed to freshmen who did attend previously beginning on Tuesday, November 17 at 2 PM. Sign up in person at the Office for the Arts, 74 Mt. Auburn St. (at Holyoke St.)
This series of free field trips throughout the academic year to attend concerts by the acclaimed Boston Symphony Orchestra at historic Symphony Hall is co-sponsored by the Freshman Dean’s Office “Through the Gates” program and the Office for the Arts at Harvard. Round-trip bus transportation will be provided, and the evening includes a pre-concert reception hosted by a BSO musician.
November 21 Concert: works by J.S. Bach, Berg and Shostakovich, featuring Andris Nelsons, conductor, and Isabelle Faust, violin.
Theodore E. Stebbins Jr., curator of American art, emeritus, at the Harvard Art Museums, and former curator at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and the Yale University Art Gallery, will offer his views on some of the seismic changes he has observed in the art world since 1961. He will describe such positive developments as the growing popularity of art and art museums and the ever-increasing quality of exhibitions, and less positive ones, including the decline of connoisseurship. Stebbins will discuss the work of Andrew Wyeth and Jeff Koons, among others.
Jennifer Quick, the John R. and Barbara Robinson Family Associate Research Curator in Photography in the Division of Modern and Contemporary Art, and artist and printer Gary Schneider will give this gallery talk.
To mark the opening of the exhibition Analog Culture: Printer’s Proofs from the Schneider/Erdman Photography Lab, 1981–2001 (May 19–August 12, 2018), the Harvard Art Museums will present a conversation between artist John Schabel and printer and artist Gary Schneider.
The Harvard Art Museums will offer free admission to all visitors today, in celebration of Art Museum Day and International Museum Day, organized by the Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) and the International Council of Museums (ICOM).
Repeats on the third Thursday of May, November until Thu May 17 2018 . Also includes Thu Dec 14 2017, Thu Jan 25 2018, Thu Apr 05 2018.
OBERON, 2 Arrow St. Cambridge
Now in its third year at OBERON, GLOWBERON is an acclaimed series that features exceptional storytellers, solo playwrights, and cabaret and performance artists. The series was founded by Quinn Cox and is produced in partnership with Cambridge’s Glow Festival and Provincetown’s Afterglow Festival. Past GLOWBERON performers include Molly Pope, Sage Francis, Stella Starsky, Dane Terry, Joey Arias, Erin Markey, Johnny Blazes and Brian King, and Lady Rizo.
Program includes music by Mozart, Fauré and Schubert with featured musicians: Charles Blandy, tenor; Peggy Pearson, oboe; Adrian Morejon, bassoon; Jason Snider, French horn; Jennifer Frautschi & Yura Lee, violins; Marcus Thompson, viola; Raman Ramakrishnan, cello; Thomas Van Dyck, double bass; Max Levinson, piano.
Scott Allen Jarrett conducts some of British composer Ralph Vaughan William’s most beautiful choral music. From the seldom heard Towards the Unknown Region to his beloved Dona nobis pacem, you will find joy and an abiding peace. Please consider joining the Back Bay Chorale, Orchestra, and soloists on this Mother’s Day.
Presented by: Back Bay Chorale Tickets: Full Price: $69, $56, $39, $28 Students & Seniors: $5 off / Student Rush: $15 beginning 90 minutes prior to concert, based on availability, Limit 2 per ID. How to get...