Past Events

  • 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 10

    Wendy and Lucy

    7:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
    WendyandLucyDirector Kelly Reichardt visits Harvard as a 2019-2020 Baby Jane Holzer Visiting Artist in Film. Scarcity is a defining logic and theme of Reichardt’s films, equally expressed in their carefully distilled stories as in the modest productions that resourcefully glean complex meaning from each measured performance and... Read more about Wendy and Lucy
  • 2020 Mar 09

    First Cow

    7:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
    FirstCowSet almost entirely within the historic past of 1820s Oregon, First Cow explores a touching and politically astute vision of early America seen from the other side: the West Coast as inhabited by immigrants from around the world intermingled with already endangered indigenous people and aimless drifters, all determined to... Read more about First Cow
  • 2020 Mar 07

    The Place Promised in Our Early Days

    4:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
    PlacePromisedCo-directed with Yoshio Suzuki, Makoto Shinkai's remarkable feature film debut at the age of thirty-two immediately established him as a talented filmmaker with a unique vision. His sci-fi scenario is set in a Japan that has been divided into the Union-controlled North and the US-controlled South. When their mutual friend... Read more about The Place Promised in Our Early Days
  • 2020 Mar 05

    The Khufu Boat

    6:00pm

    Location: 

    Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
    KhufuBoatIn 1954, Egyptian archaeologist Kamal el-Mallakh discovered a 144-foot ship buried next to the Great Pyramid of Giza. The Khufu boat—one of the oldest-known planked vessels from antiquity—was interred in honor of Khufu, the pharaoh who built the Great Pyramid. Bob Brier, Senior Research Fellow, Long Island University,... Read more about The Khufu Boat
  • 2020 Mar 05

    ArtsBites: Bria Skonberg

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Office for the Arts, 74 Mt. Auburn Street

     

    Bria Skonberg PHOTO: Dario Acosta

    Time for food and conversation! ArtsBites is the OFA round-table discussion series with undergraduate students and visiting artists.  On March 5, we welcome jazz trumpet player and vocalist...

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  • 2020 Mar 04

    Dunster House Library Concert Series: Beethoven's Birthday Bash!

    7:30pm

    Location: 

    Dunster House Library, 34 Cowperthwaite Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
    BeethovenBdayBashDunster House Library Concert Series, in collaboration with the Office for the Arts at Harvard, presents: Beethoven's Birthday Bash! A celebration of Beethoven's 250th birthday, featuring his signature works and the world-acclaimed Horszowski Trio. Free and open to the public (tickets required). For tickets and... Read more about Dunster House Library Concert Series: Beethoven's Birthday Bash!

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