Galleries

2017 Sep 05

Exhibition: Altered States: Sex, Drugs and Transcendence in the Ludlow-Santo Domingo Library

Tue - Sat, Sep 11 to Dec 22, 9:00am - 5:00pm

Location: 

Houghton Library, Edison and Newman Room

Altered States: Sex, Drugs, and Transcendence in the Ludlow-Santo Domingo Library celebrates one collector’s quest to document the history of the human search for something beyond the limits of ordinary experience.

Presented by: Houghton Library
Admission: Free and open to the public – no Harvard ID necessary to view the exhibitions. 
Exhibition Runs: September 5-December 16, 2017
Hours: Monday, Friday, Saturday: 9 AM-5 PM; Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 9 AM-7 PM
Curator's Tour with Leslie A. Morris: Nov. 15 & Dec. 12 at 12:30 PM and Dec. 14 at 5:30 PM (tours last 45 minutes)
Films at the Harvard Film Archive: Oct. 28, 7 PM: Barbarella; 9 PM: Monkey on My Back... Read more about Exhibition: Altered States: Sex, Drugs and Transcendence in the Ludlow-Santo Domingo Library

2017 Sep 12

Opening Reception: "WOLE SOYINKA: Antiquities Through Times and Place

6:00pm

Location: 

102 Mount Auburn St., Harvard Square

Internationally acclaimed dramatist, social critic, and Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka is an avid collector of African artworks including those from his home country of Nigeria. The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art at the Hutchins Center in Harvard Square will feature two dozen of these hand-selected pieces in WOLE SOYINKA: Antiquities Across Times and Place. 

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2017 Sep 13

The Cooper Gallery presents “WOLE SOYINKA: Antiquities Through Times and Place”

Wed - Thu, Sep 19 to Dec 27, 10:00am - 5:00pm

Location: 

102 Mount Auburn St., Harvard Square

Presented by: The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art
Admission: Free & open to the public. Galley open Monday-Saturday, 10 AM - 5 PM
On view September 13-December 21, 2017
Opening reception: September 12, 6 PM
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Internationally acclaimed dramatist, social critic, and Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka is an avid collector of African artworks including those from his home country of Nigeria. The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art at the Hutchins Center in Harvard Square will feature two dozen of these hand-selected pieces in WOLE SOYINKA: Antiquities Across Times and Place.... Read more about The Cooper Gallery presents “WOLE SOYINKA: Antiquities Through Times and Place”

2017 Sep 14

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study Exhibition: Visual Intelligence

Thu - Sun, Sep 20 to Nov 4, 9:00am - 5:00pm

Location: 

Johnson-Kulukundis Family Gallery, Byerly Hall, 8 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA

The exhibition "Visual Intelligence" provides an introduction to the 2017-2018 Radcliffe fellows and the constellation of projects that they will embark on during the year. Visitors will not only encounter stunning works of art, but also see how the incoming fellowship class utilizes visual information to pursue their work across fields of study.

Presented by: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study... Read more about Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study Exhibition: Visual Intelligence

2017 Oct 19

Opening Reception: We Just Fit, You and I

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Level 1, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 24 Quincy St.

We Just Fit, You and Ii is a group exhibition that probes the boundaries between bodies and architecture. Featuring Michelle Lopez, Sondra Perry, Pamela Rosenkranz, and Michael E. Smith, each artist looks to contemporary technology, unexpected material behavior, and architecture as primary means by which to re-articulate the human form.  

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2017 Aug 24

Exhibition: VES Visiting Faculty 2017–18

Thu - Sun, Aug 30 to Sep 30, 12:00pm - 6:00pm

Location: 

Level 3, Sert Gallery, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 24 Quincy St.

Presented by: Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
Admission: Free and open to the public. 
Gallery Hours: 12pm–6pm Thu–Sun
Opening Reception: Wed, Sep 13, 2017, 5–7 pm
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The Visiting Faculty 2017–18 exhibition presents work by four new visiting faculty members in Visual and Environmental Studies. Each year for almost fifty years, the department has invited visual artists and filmmakers who are leaders in their fields to work closely with its students, invigorating and enriching the academic program and broadening departmental conversations with their outside perspectives and experiences. This year is no exception as the department welcomes Judith Belzer, Ken Okiishi, Elle Pérez, and Richard Renaldi, each engaged with varied approaches to painting, photography, and the moving image.... Read more about Exhibition: VES Visiting Faculty 2017–18

2017 Jul 27

Summer Summits

Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Aug 01 2017 .
7:30pm

7:30pm

Location: 

Level 3, Terrace, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 24 Quincy St.

Presented by: Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
Admission: Free and open to the public. Evenings begin at 7:30 pm, with slideshows starting promptly at 8 pm, each lasting about 20 minutes. While limited refreshments and desserts are provided, guests may also bring their own wine and beer. Free and open to the public.
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Summer Summits is a series of casual outdoor gatherings on the terrace at the Carpenter Center organized around informal slideshow presentations by area artists, curators, museum directors, designers, and others.... Read more about Summer Summits

2017 Jul 20

Exhibition: Rejuvenation

Thu - Tue, Jul 26 to Aug 28, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Location: 

Crossings Gallery, 224 Western Ave., Allston

Presented by: Harvard Ed Portal
Admission: Free and open to the public
Public gallery hours: Monday-Thursday 10 am- 7 pm, Friday 10 am-5 pm
Runs: July 20-August 22
Reception featuring artist talks, live music, and a free raffle for prizes: Thursday, July 20, 6-8 PM. ...

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2017 May 22

Henry David Thoreau at 200

1:55pm

Location: 

Houghton Library

Presented by: Houghton Library
Admission: Exhibitions at Houghton Library are free and open to the public – no Harvard ID is necessary to view the exhibitions. 
Exhbition Runs: May 22–September 2, 2017
Hours: Monday, Friday, Saturday: 9 AM-5 PM; Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 9 AM-7 PM

As scholars, teachers, politicians, and pundits debate what America is and means by reimagining or rewriting the America in which we live, it is worth recalling the America actually lived in and written about by the country’s first generation born after the American Revolution. The bicentenary of Henry David Thoreau, who was born in Concord, Massachusetts, on July 12, 1817 and died there on May 6, 1862, provides such an occasion.... Read more about Henry David Thoreau at 200

2017 May 24

Harlem: Found Ways

Wed - Sat, May 30 to Jul 21, 10:00am - 5:00pm

Location: 

The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African and African American Art, 102 Mt Auburn St.

Presented by: The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African and African American Art
Admission: Free and open to the public
Exhbition Runs: May 24 - July 15, 2017
Hours: Tuesday-Saturday: 10 AM-5 PM
Opening Reception: May 23, 6 PM
Related event: Dawoud Bey in Conversation with Makeda Best, the new Richard L. Menschel Curator of Photography at Harvard Art Museums: May 24, 12 PM. Register here. 

 

 

 

With the exhibition Harlem: Found Ways, the Cooper Gallery presents artistic visions and engagements specific to Harlem, New York City, in the last decades.... Read more about Harlem: Found Ways

2017 May 08

Open House 75: Houghton Library Staff Select

Mon - Sat, May 14 to Aug 25, 9:00pm - 5:00pm

Location: 

Houghton Library, Edison and Newman Room

Presented by: Houghton Library
Admission: Exhibitions at Houghton Library are free and open to the public – no Harvard ID is necessary to view the exhibitions. 
Exhbition Runs: May 8-August 19, 2017
Opening Reception: May 16, 4 PM
Hours: Monday, Friday, Saturday: 9 AM-5 PM; Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 9 AM-7 PM
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2017 Jun 15

Allison Smith: Common Goods

Thu - Sun, Jun 21 to Aug 12, 12:00pm - 6:00pm

Location: 

Level 3, Corridor, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 24 Quincy St

Presented by: Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
Admission: Free and open to the public
Runs: June 15-August 6
Galleries: 12–6 PM,  Thu–Sun
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Allison Smith presents Common Goods (2017) as an installation at the Carpenter Center and related workshops in the nearby Cambridge Common Park in...

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2017 Jun 08

Media Bichos: Wavelinks

Thu - Sun, Jun 14 to Sep 30, 12:00pm - 6:00pm

Location: 

Level 1, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 24 Quincy St

Presented by: Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
Admission: Free and open to the public
Runs: June 8-September 24
Galleries: 12–6 PM,  Thu–Sun
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Renée Green’s Pacing residency continues with a summer installation of Media Bichos: Wavelinks in CCVA’s Level 1 Gallery space.

Designed...

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2017 May 18

Trisha Baga: CCC (Ceramics Club Cambridge) - closes 9/17

Thu - Sun, May 24 to Sep 23, 9:00pm - 6:00pm

Location: 

Level 0, Display Case, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 24 Quincy St

Presented by: Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
Admission: Free and open to the public
Runs: May 18-September 17
Galleries: 12–6 PM,  Thu–Sun
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Why make ceramic protest signs? Because we will be protesting these things for a long time to come….This proposition informs the CCVA...

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