Stop by the Harvard Ed Portal as we celebrate our very first exhibition of public art! North Allston-based artist Konstantin Simun has been called, “one of New England’s most respected sculptors, and a cultural treasure of both the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the City of Boston.” His work has appeared at the DeCordova Museum in Lincoln, in national museums across his native Russia, and now at the Harvard Ed Portal – both indoors and out! Simun’s new exhibition Happy Birthday Venus! will be on display through the end of June, but please be sure to join us for the reception, where we’ll be celebrating Venus’ birthday (a homage to Simun’s use of Botticelli’s Birth of Venus as inspiration).... Read more about Art Exhibition Reception: "Happy Birthday Venus!"
Susan S. and Kenneth L. Wallach Garden in Radcliffe Yard
Presented by: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study Students currently enrolled in a Harvard degree program may register to participate in cycle 3 of the Radcliffe Institute Public Art Competition. DEADLINE for competition registration: Friday, December 11, 2015. Submissions of final projects due: Friday, January 29, 2016. The registration deadline for an associated wintersession workshop, Designing for Public Space, is also December 11, 2015. Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 617-495-8185.
Futurefarmers is a group of diverse practitioners aligned through an interest in making work that is relevant to the time and place surrounding them. Participatory in nature, their work manifests as temporary public art, museum exhibitions, publications, bus tours, public programs and most recently permanent public art.... Read more about Talk: Futurefarmers⎯A Farm Sailed Away and Came Back a Garden
OFA News: Learning From Performers, a visiting artist program sponsored by the Office for the Arts at Harvard, invites students and the community to interact with professionals in all artistic disciplines for master classes, workshops, lectures and other educational forums. Here’s a preview of what’s in store for 2015-2016.... Read more about Passing on their creative passion
With "or, The Other Island," the Brooklyn-based collective Mare Liberum will transform the iconic ramp, Level 3 gallery and adjacent terrace at the Carpenter Center into a boat workshop and library, a site for a series of participatory workshops, and an installation of work relating to the collectiveâ€™s multi-year inquiry into landscape, utopia, watercraft and water as a commons.
The title of the exhibitionâŽ¯drawn from Michel Tournierâ€™s novel Friday (1967), a retelling of Defoe's Crusoe (1719)âŽ¯can be taken as a...