Highlights

  • 2018 Apr 27

    Pianist André Watts to perform Beethoven with Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra

    5:30pm

    Location: 

    Sanders Theatre

    André Watts
    Pianist André Watts will perform with the HRO on April 27 in Sanders Theatre. Photo: David Bazemore
    A concert featuring pianist André Watts, with the Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra, conducted by Federico Cortese.

    Presented by: Office for the Arts as part of the ARTS FIRST festival (April 26-29)

    Admission: Free and open to the public. Tickets available at 3:30 pm at the door on April 27.

    Legendary pianist and professor of music André Watts is the recipient of the 2018 Luise Vosgerchian Teaching Award, Harvard’s highest music award recognizing an outstanding educator. Watts will receive the award during a free concert and ceremony 5:30 p.m. April 27 at Sanders Theatre, where he will perform Beethoven’s Piano Concerto No. 5 in E-Flat Major (Emperor Concerto) with the Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra under the director of Federico Cortese, senior lecturer on music at Harvard University.... Read more about Pianist André Watts to perform Beethoven with Harvard-Radcliffe Orchestra
  • 2018 Apr 27

    Jazz on the Plaza with Harvard Jazz Bands, directed by Yosvany Terry, with guest jazz guitarist David Gilmore

    7:30pm

    Location: 

    Science Center Plaza Tent

    Gilmore
    Guitarist David Gilmore will join Harvard Jazz Bands, led by Yosvany Terry, for a magical evening concert 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 27 under the tent on the Science Center Plaza. The event is free and open to the public. All (and all ages) are welcome. Come early and enjoy the food trucks on the Plaza. Find out more about ARTS FIRST (April 26-29) -- Harvard's annual celebration of student and faculty creativity. 

    David Gilmore has performed and recorded with many of today’s most influential artists including Wayne Shorter, Steve Coleman, Christian McBride, Cassandra Wilson, Dave Douglas, Rudresh Mahanthappa, Randy Brecker, Lenny White, Stanley Clarke, Sam Rivers and many others. His latest release, Transitions (2017 Criss Cross Records) was one of Downbeat Magazine’s top CDs of 2017. He was also voted into the both the Critic’s Poll and Reader’s Poll of 2017.

    Gilmore’s playing has been compared to guitarists as diverse as George Benson and Jimi Hendrix. Gilmore has been the recipient of numerous grants, including two Chamber Music of America, New Jazz Works Composer Grants, and nominated for the prestigious Doris Duke Artist Award. Committed to an improvisational approach that reflects a global awareness, he conducts master classes around the world, and is a professor at Berklee College of Music in Boston.... Read more about Jazz on the Plaza with Harvard Jazz Bands, directed by Yosvany Terry, with guest jazz guitarist David Gilmore

  • 2018 May 10

    Ceramics Program Spring Show & Sale 2018

    Thu May 10 (All day) to Sun May 13 (All day)

    Location: 

    Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard

    Ceramics Program Spring Show and SaleSpring 2018 Ceramics Show and Sale Postcard

    May 10 - 13, 2018

    Opening Reception: Thursday, May 10, 2018 4pm-8pm
    Friday, May 11 10am - 7pm
    Saturday, May 12 10am - 7pm
    Sunday, May 13 10am - 7pm

    On Mother's Day Weekend, more than 50 artists will present their ceramic work in our annual Spring Show and Sale. 

    During the Show and Sale, Gallery 224 will feature work by our fifteen Resident Artists, currently in the final year of their 2014-18 Residency.

    Location: 224 Western Ave, Allston, Massachusetts 02134 | Directions

    See images from last year's event here.  

    2017 Spring Show and Sale
    2017 Spring Show and Sale
  • 2018 Jul 21

    Stuart Gair Master Class

    Sat - Sun, Jul 21 to Jul 22, 10:00am - 5:00pm

    Location: 

    Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard

    Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard Presents:Stuart Gair

    Stuart Gair Master Class

    Saturday, July 21st and Sunday July 22nd
    10am – 5pm each day 

    Location: Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard
    224 Western Ave, Allston, Massachusetts 02134

    Ready for a challenge? Join 2017-2018 Ceramics Program Artist in Residence Stuart Gair in approaching three challenging forms for the intermediate to advanced thrower – the teapot, the pitcher and the batter bowl. ... Read more about Stuart Gair Master Class

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