Special Events

2017 Sep 14

The 27th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony

6:00pm

Location: 

Sanders Theatre, Memorial Hall, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge

Presented byAnnals of Improbable Research
Ticket Prices: Ig Glorious: $150*; Full Price: $75, $65, $55, $35; Discounts: $5 off for students. 
*Ig Glorious tickets included the following: an Ig Nobel poster, signed by at least one Ig Nobel winner A vintage Ig Nobel t-shirt A photo taken at the Ig Nobel lectern on stage (before or after the ceremony, at the discretion of the Stage Manager). Access to our Ig Glorious Liaison, a staff member assigned to the “Ig Glorious” group for the entirety of the Read more about The 27th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony

2017 Jun 13

Grand Illustrated Lecture and Magic Lantern Show

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St.

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
Admission: Free admission. Families are encouraged to attend.
Regular Museum Hours: Open daily 10am–5pm
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In the 17th century, scientists, educators, and philosophers used the magic lantern—a device that can project images on a wall or screen—as an instrument. But when the device got into the hands of showmen and conjurers, it Read more about Grand Illustrated Lecture and Magic Lantern Show

2017 Jun 21

Summer Solstice Celebration 2017: Night at the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture

5:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Museums of Science & Culture, 11 Divinity Avenue

Presented by: Harvard Museum of Natural History
Admission: Free and open to the public. 
Summer Solstice Celebration Hours: 5-9 PM
Regular Museum Hours: 9 AM-5 PM
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Kick off summer at the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture's annual Summer Solstice Celebration. Enjoy a fun evening with Read more about Summer Solstice Celebration 2017: Night at the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture

2017 May 18

Allston-Brighton Arts Mixer

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

Presented by: Harvard Ed Portal
Admission: Free
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Calling all artists, creatives, and cultural workers living or working in Allston-Brighton! Come to the Harvard Ed Portal for a night of mingling over food and drinks while you learn about opportunities in the neighborhood and across the city. Network with other artists and add your voice to the conversation about centralizing community resources. You'll hear about what's next Read more about Allston-Brighton Arts Mixer

2017 Apr 27

Working with Stress Workshop, with Sarah Whitten

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Holden Chapel, Harvard Yard

Presented by: Holden Voice Program
Admission: email Program Director Liz Eschen at eschen@fas.harvard.edu to sign up for the workshop. There is no cost to attend; a yoga mat and loose clothing are required.

Stress is an inevitable part of life. Your reaction to it doesn’t have to be!

Sponsored by the Holden Voice Program, this yoga-based workshop focuses on the breath, our most efficient and effective way of bringing balance to the nervous system, allowing us to shift how we respond to stress. Over two hours we will weave Read more about Working with Stress Workshop, with Sarah Whitten

Artful playground

ImpulseImpulse, an interactive installation presented by the the Office for the Arts, is part of the ARTS FIRST 25th anniversary celebration in Harvard Yard.

By Samantha Neville '19 and Alicia Anstead NF '08 Read more about Artful playground

2017 May 02

2017 HESPY Awards Show

8:00pm

Location: 

Sanders Theatre

Presented by: Student-Athlete Advisory Committee
Tickets: Admission is free. Tickets required. 2 Tickets per person. Tickets Valid until 7:45PM.
How to get tickets: The Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222

Modeled on the annual ESPN Sportsperson of the Year ceremonies, the HESPYs seek to bring together all members of the Harvard community in celebration of the school’s athletic achievements over the past year.

Award categories include Male and Female Athletes of the Year Read more about 2017 HESPY Awards Show

2017 Apr 29

22nd Annual Harvard Powwow

1:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Radcliffe Quad (Outside. Cross streets are Garden St. & Shepard St.)

Presented by: Harvard University Native American Program
Admission: Free and open to the public
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A powwow is a gathering of native people who come together to meet and dance, sing, socialize, and honor their cultures. Our powwow is open to the public and coincides with with Harvard's ARTS FIRST celebration.

The Powwow has Read more about 22nd Annual Harvard Powwow

2017 Apr 14

Music As an Avenue for Social Justice

4:00pm

Location: 

Askwith Hall, 13 Appian Way, Cambridge MA 02138

A panel with Sharon Katz (Director of Peace Train Movement, South Africa), Patricia Zarate (Executive Director, Panama Jazz Festival and Danilo Perez Foundation, Panama), and Maria Elena Gratereaux (President of FEDUJAZZ, Dominican Republic). 

These musicians and leaders share a rich history utilizing music across the world in order to address educational inequities, child poverty, and intolerance of differences. They dedicated their art to social justice reform and will share their projects in order to engage students and professionals across programs and interests who share a Read more about Music As an Avenue for Social Justice

2017 Apr 14

HLS Spring Entertainment Symposium

9:15am

Location: 

Wasserstein Hall (1585 Massachusetts Ave) and Pound Hall (1563 Massachusetts Ave), Cambridge, MA

Harvard Law's Committee for Sports and Entertainment Law and Recording Artists Project's entetainment law symposium. It will run from 9:15 to 3:30. There are 4 panels (TV/Film, Fine Arts, Music, Careers) and a free lunch scheduled.

https://www.hlssymposium.com

2017 Apr 14

Feria de Abril

6:00pm

Location: 

Center for European Studies, 27 Kirkland St, Cambridge, MA 02138

Presented by: Harvard College European Society
Tickets: Harvard Graduate Students: $15.00; Harvard Undergraduates: $10.00
How to get tickets: The Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222

Feria de Abril: A Garden Party

2017 Mar 29

Film Screening: Trembling Before G-d

6:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Avenue, Allston

Presented by: Harvard Ed Portal
Admission: Tickets are free. Visit edportal.harvard.edu/event/trembling-g-d-film-screening to get your tickets.
Part of the the 2016-17 LGBTQ-themed documentary film screening series organized by Harvard's Office of the Assistant to the President for Institutional Diversity and Equity

“Trembling Before G-d” is an unprecedented feature documentary that shatters assumptions about faith, sexuality, and Read more about Film Screening: Trembling Before G-d

2017 Mar 31

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Series on Violence and Non-Violence: Claudia Rankine On "Whiteness"

4:00pm

Location: 

Room 210, Emerson Hall, 25 Quincy St.

Presented by: Mahindra Humanities Center at Harvard
Admission: Free and open to the public. Seating is limited.
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Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Series on Violence and Non-Violence

Claudia Rankine

On "Whiteness"

Speaker

Claudia Rankine
Frederick Iseman Professor of Poetry, Yale University
Author of Citizen: An American Lyric Read more about Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Series on Violence and Non-Violence: Claudia Rankine On "Whiteness"

2017 Mar 09

Common Spaces presents "Cabin Fever:" stories told by Massmouth

7:00pm

Location: 

The Plaza

Presented by: Harvard Common Spaces
Admission: Free 
Part of WinterFest, January 20-March 10, 2017

Toast the end of winter and welcome in spring! Gather around the campfire and listen to series of short stories told by Massmouth on the theme of “Cabin Fever.” Sip complimentary cocoa and munch on s’mores listen to tales told by some of the best tellers around. Read more about Common Spaces presents "Cabin Fever:" stories told by Massmouth

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