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.

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  • 2020 Aug 01

    Visit an Artist Surface Special - Suze Lindsay

    12:00pm to 2:00pm

    Location: 

    Zoom

    SUze Lindsay PotteryJoin 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.

    We had a wonderful visit with Suze Lindsay in Session 1 and many of you reached out for a second visit to focus on surface! Once again, we travel to the beautiful mountains of North Carolina to visit the one and only Suze Lindsay for a special two-hour edition of our series! Suze (scheduled to be a Demonstrating Artist at this year's National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts this past March) and her husband Kent McLaughlin work out of their studio Fork Mountain pottery, featuring the salt kiln that Suze uses for the beautiful surfaces of her work. Suze will welcome us to her studio for demonstration, discussion of her surface work and her career as a studio potter and educator.

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  • 2020 Jul 31

    Visit an Artist - Linda Lopez

    3:00pm to 4:00pm

    Location: 

    Zoom

    Linda Lopez, Ceramic ArtistJoin 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 visit the studio of prolific sculptor and Assistant Professor of Art, Ceramics and Foundations at University of Arkansas Linda Lopez!

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  • 2020 Jul 24

    Visit an Artist and Demonstration - Nicki Green

    3:00pm to 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Zoom

    Nicki Green Ceramic Artist

    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 2-hour event, we will travel to San Francisco to the studio of Nicki Green. Nicki will be featured soon at LaiSun Keane Gallery in Boston. Gallery owner, Lai Sun Keane will be in conversation with the artist.

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  • 2020 Jul 22

    The Power of Art: Black Artists Respond to Pandemic, Demands for Racial Justice, and Threats to Democracy

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Online

    ASHCenterLogoJoin a discussion on how artists, particularly artists of color, are responding to the current fight for racial justice in the midst of a global pandemic. This discussion will explore how they are expressing what is happening in creative ways...

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  • 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.

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  • 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

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