The Special Exhibitions Gallery, Science Center, Room 371, 1 Oxford Street
Presented by: The Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments Admission: Free and open to the public Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 AM-5 PM More information
Scale has long captivated the human imagination, as evidenced in classics such as Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and in today’s popular movies and television shows. People spend hours making models that shrink or enlarge everyday objects and surroundings. They invent technologies to explore tiny realms or search vast stretches of the cosmos beyond sight.... Read more about Scale: A Matter of Perspective
Presented by: Houghton Library and Charles Burns, silhouette artist Admission: Free and open to the public
Join us for an engaging lecture and live demonstration of a lost art. The art of cutting profile portraits with scissors is a craft with a fascinating past. Charles Burns, aka The Roving Artist, will trace the history of the silhouette through the centuries, drawing on examples from the...
Mather House - The Sandra Naddaff and Leigh Hafrey Three Columns Gallery
Presented by: Mather House Admission: Free and open to the public Runs: February 21-March 21
Over the last few years, Harvard has grappled with the historical legacy of the names and symbols that describe its campus and define its image. Increase Mather, a Puritan minister, Harvard’s 7th president, and the namesake of Mather House, has often been mentioned as one of the more controversial figures. Mather...
Among the treasures in the Schlesinger Library are photograph collections that document the women’s liberation movement between the late 1960s and 1980s. This exhibition highlights the work of two influential feminist photographers during that tumultuous era. Bettye Lane and Freda Leinwand spent years capturing the moments—large and small—that transformed American history.... Read more about Catching the Wave: Photographs of the Women’s Movement
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: January 17 - March 30, 2017 Hours: Monday, Friday, Saturday: 9 AM-5 PM; Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 9 AM-7 PM
This exhibition introduces you to Houghton’s curators, showcases...
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: January 10 - April 22, 2017 Hours: Monday, Friday, Saturday: 9 AM-5 PM; Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 9 AM-7 PM Reception & Podcast Launch: Februrary 13, 5:30-7:30pm. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
Harvard faculty celebrate Houghton Library’s 75th anniversary with a masterclass on its outstanding collections.
Houghton75 is a new podcast series that presents different voices and perspectives on Houghton Library in its seventy-fifth year. Learn more>
Overlay, an exhibition created by the multimedia artist Xaviera Simmons for the Radcliffe Institute, uses text-based video, photographs, and soundscapes to feature characters rooted in stories and historical narratives found in the archives of the Radcliffe Institute’s Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America.... Read more about Overlay: Exhibition by Xaviera Simmons