Galleries

2018 Mar 20

Sound Inventur: New Music Festival, 1953

8:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

This listening session will re-create neues Musikfest in Menschel Hall. The program will include early compositions from the Studio for Electronic Music at WDR in addition to a series of experimental pieces by French composer Pierre Schaeffer, Cinq études de bruits (Five Studies of Noises), which was referenced in the original broadcast.

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2018 Apr 04

Deciphering Rome

6:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

In this lecture, Joseph Connors, professor of the history of art and architecture at Harvard, will explore the shaping of Rome through the creation of targeted streets and celebratory piazzas.

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2018 Mar 07

The Visibility of the Eiffel Tower

6:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

In this talk, S. Hollis Clayson, the Bergen Evans Professor in the Humanities at Northwestern University, will investigate connections between the landlocked lighthouse’s illuminations, visibility, and reception. A key question Clayson will ask is: did the tower’s much-debated visual prominence, in both daylight and illuminated darkness, add up to inescapability in Barthes’ first sense?

 

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2018 Mar 02

Cage Shuffle with Paul Lazar

6:00pm

Location: 

Farkas Hall, Studio 303

Cage ShuffleCage Shuffle is a 50 minute dance/theater solo. In Cage Shuffle, Paul Lazar speaks 
a series of one-minute stories by John Cage from his 1963 score Indeterminacy, while simultaneously performing a complex choreographic score by Annie-B Parson.

Presented by: Harvard Theater, Dance & Media

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2018 May 21

Photography as Performance: A Conversation with John Schabel and Gary Schneider

6:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

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.

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