Past Events

  • 2015 Nov 21

    Harvard Night at the Symphony (Freshmen Only)

    6:30pm to 10:30pm

    Location: 

    Symphony Hall, Boston

    Symphony HallFreshmen 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.

    ... Read more about Harvard Night at the Symphony (Freshmen Only)

  • 2020 Jul 10

    Visit an Artist: Joanna Mark

    2:00pm to 3:00pm

    Location: 

    Zoom

    Handbuilt ceramic boxes with circle pattern design by Joanna Mark.Join us for a virtual field trip to an artist's studio! We will visit contemporary ceramic artists for a guided tour of their space, a demo of their process, and discussion about their work and how it has progressed throughout their career. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and participate in the discussion.

    This week we will be in our very own backyard with a visit to the home studio of Boston-area, ceramic artist Joanna Mark. Joanna is both a studio participant at the Harvard Ceramics Program as well an instructor of handbuilding themed classes. Joanna will demonstrate her process of creating boxes and planters with slabs and then applying her unique, textured surfaces to them.

    Event: Friday, July 10th, 2020 from 2pm - 3pm

    REGISTRATION CLOSED FOR THIS EVENT

    Cost: Free for Harvard Undergraduates. $25.00 for Harvard Graduate Students, Harvard Staff and Adult Community.

    ... Read more about Visit an Artist: Joanna Mark

  • 2020 Jul 09

    Promoting Diversity in Classical Music: A Panel Discussion

    7:00pm

    Location: 

    Zoom
    Classical music has long excluded and marginalized musicians and composers of color, especially members of the Black community. The Bach Society Orchestra at Harvard, a student-run ensemble committed to performing music by composers of diverse backgrounds, is presenting a panel discussion on issues of race in classical music, focusing on how performing arts... Read more about Promoting Diversity in Classical Music: A Panel Discussion
  • 2020 Jul 07

    Visit an Artist: Kathy King

    6:30pm to 7:30pm

    Location: 

    Zoom

    decorative ceramic wall ovals

    Join us for a virtual field trip to an artist's studio! We will visit contemporary ceramic artists for a guided tour of their space, a demo of their process, and discussion about their work and how it has progressed throughout their career. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and participate in the discussion.

    During this event, the Director of the Ceramics Program will step from behind the Zoom and be featured instead from her home studio in East Walopole, Massachusetts.  King will demonstrate preparing for and executing the technique of sgraffito on functional pots and sculptural wall hangings. King will discuss the vocabulary of images she chooses in her work, often pertaining to feminist and LGBTQi issues.

    Event: Tuesday, July 7th, 2020 from 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    REGISTRATION CLOSED FOR THIS EVENT

    Cost: Free for Harvard Undergraduates. $25.00 for Harvard Graduate Students, Harvard Staff and Adult Community.

    ... Read more about Visit an Artist: Kathy King

  • 2020 Jun 30

    Visit an Artist: Courtney Martin

    6:30pm to 7:30pm

    Courtney Martin potter.Join us for a virtual field trip to an artist's studio! We will visit contemporary ceramic artists for a guided tour of their space, a demo of their process, and discussion about their work and how it has progressed throughout their career. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and participate in the discussion.

    Studio potter Courtney Martin opens her studio to us from the mountains of North Carolina near the Penland School of Crafts. Courtney will share her studio life, her process and how she juggles being  mother of of two with her husband, glassblower John Geci.

    Event: Tuesday, June 30th, 2020 from 6:30pm - 7:30pm

    REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT​​​​​​​

    Cost: Free for Harvard College Undergraduates. $25.00 for Harvard Graduate Students, Harvard Staff and Adult Community.

    ... Read more about Visit an Artist: Courtney Martin

  • 2020 Jun 28

    God of Carnage

    Repeats every day until Sun Jun 28 2020 .
    8:00pm to 9:30pm

    Location: 

    Zoom
    GodOfCarnageThis one-act play follows a Zoom conversation between two couples, Vernon & Michael Novak and Annette & Alana Raleigh, as they attempt to have a “civilized” conversation about one couple’s child hurting the other. Presented by Harvard BlackCAST... Read more about God of Carnage
  • 2020 Jun 27

    God of Carnage

    8:00pm to 9:30pm

    Location: 

    Zoom
    GodOfCarnageThis one-act play follows a Zoom conversation between two couples, Vernon & Michael Novak and Annette & Alana Raleigh, as they attempt to have a “civilized” conversation about one couple’s child hurting the other. Presented by Harvard BlackCAST... Read more about God of Carnage
  • 2020 Jun 27

    [POSTPONED] 1776 The Musical

    Repeats every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday until Sun Jun 28 2020 except Thu May 21 2020, Wed May 27 2020, Thu May 28 2020.
    7:30pm

    Location: 

    Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
    1776Fed up with living under the tyranny of British rule, John Adams attempts to persuade his fellow members of the Continental Congress to vote in favor of American Independence and sign the Declaration. But how much is he willing to compromise in the pursuit of freedom? And who does that freedom belong to? Terrie and Bradley Bloom Artistic... Read more about [POSTPONED] 1776 The Musical
  • 2020 Jun 27

    Visit an Artist Series: Hayne Bayless

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Zoom
    Hayne Bayless working in his studio..Join us for a virtual field trip to an artist's studio! We will visit contemporary ceramic artists for a guided tour of their space, a demo of their process, and discussion about their work and how it has progressed throughout their career. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions and participate in the discussion.

    This week we will be traveling to Connecticut to visit Hayne Bayless at Sideways Studios for a special 2-hour studio visit! Hayne will be showing us around the studio and will demonstrate his process of making his beautiful hand-built vessels!

    Event: Saturday, June 27, 2020 from 12pm - 2pm

    REGISTER FOR THIS EVENT

    Cost: Free for Harvard College Undergraduates. $50.00 for Harvard Graduate Students, Harvard Staff and Adult Community.... Read more about Visit an Artist Series: Hayne Bayless

  • 2020 Jun 26

    God of Carnage

    8:00pm to 9:30pm

    Location: 

    Zoom
    GodOfCarnageThis one-act play follows a Zoom conversation between two couples, Vernon & Michael Novak and Annette & Alana Raleigh, as they attempt to have a “civilized” conversation about one couple’s child hurting the other. Presented by Harvard BlackCAST... Read more about God of Carnage

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