Special Events

2018 Feb 08

Migration and the Humanities: A Conference, with a reading by Junot Díaz

6:00pm to 4:15pm

Location: 

Day 1: Piper Auditorium, Graduate School of Design, 48 Quincy Street | Day 2: Thompson Room, Barker Center 110, 12 Quincy Street

The Mahindra Humanities Center at Harvard presents Migration and the Humanities: A Conference, sponsored by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

Andrew W. Mellon Foundation Seminar: Migration and the Humanities: A Conference

Admission: Free and open to the public. Seating is limited.... Read more about Migration and the Humanities: A Conference, with a reading by Junot Díaz

2018 Feb 17

Timeless Portraits and Dreams: Geri: Genius, Grace and Fire

8:00pm

Location: 

Paine Hall, 3 Oxford St.

Geri AllenTimeless Portraits and Dreams: A Festival/Symposium in Honor of Geri Allen

Geri: Genius, Grace and Fire: A performance curated by Terri Lyne Carrington and features Carmen Lundy, Oliver Lake, Don Byron, Kris Davis, Tia Fuller, and Yosvany Terry.
Related EventPianos for Geri, Friday, February 16, 8 p.m.... Read more about Timeless Portraits and Dreams: Geri: Genius, Grace and Fire

2017 Dec 15

Run AMOC! Festival

Fri - Mon, Dec 15 to Dec 18, 7:30pm - 8:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Dance Center, 66 Garden St.; OBERON, 2 Arrow St.; Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle St.

A.R.T. presents the inaugural Run AMOC! Festival, performed by the new American Modern Opera Company (AMOC). The festival features a collaboration between an internationally acclaimed dancer and award-winning violinist; duets staged as duels between three pairs of performers; and a musical meditation on the lives of black men and women lost as a result of police brutality over the past year. These newly developed pieces by AMOC artists will be performed at venues around Harvard Square.

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2017 Nov 14

Artist Development Fellowship Info Sessions

Repeats every month on the 4 of December until Mon Dec 04 2017 .
5:00pm to 6:00pm

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Office for the Arts common room, 74 Mt. Auburn St.

Harvard undergrads: Do you have a great opportunity to pursue your artistic interests or advance your work? ADFs provide funding to support student development in the practice of the arts. Come to review guidelines, learn about the application process, hear from past fellows and eat pizza.

Presented by: Office for the Arts
Admission: Open to undergraduates... Read more about Artist Development Fellowship Info Sessions

2017 Nov 01

Day of the Dead Museum Open House and Evening Celebration

4:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge

Remember and celebrate your departed loved ones at this year’s Día de los Muertos altar, savor traditional Mexican hot chocolate and pan de muerto, and enjoy a presentation by Harvard Professor Davíd Carrasco as part of this festive evening of music and community. Come dressed as a catrina or a catrín and participate in the costume contest at 7:00 pm. 

Presented byPeabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology... Read more about Day of the Dead Museum Open House and Evening Celebration

2017 Oct 06

Black in Design: Designing Resistance, Building Coalitions

Fri - Sun, Oct 6 to Oct 8, 4:00pm - 1:30pm

Location: 

Gund Hall, 48 Quincy St

Presented by: Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) African American Student Union
Dates: Friday, October 6, 4–8 PM; Saturday, October 7, 8:45 AM–9 PM; Sunday, October 8, 9 AM-1:30 PM
Get tickets
More information: visit the conference website

The Black in Design conference promotes discourse around the agency of the design profession to address and dismantle institutional barriers faced by communities of color.... Read more about Black in Design: Designing Resistance, Building Coalitions

2017 Sep 15

QUESTION + CREATE: Harvard Alumni Gathering on the Arts

Fri - Sat, Sep 15 to Sep 16, 12:00pm - 10:00pm

Location: 

Various locations across campus (registration table on The Plaza)

“The arts represent an impulse to question and to create, an impulse that has sparked centuries of inquiry and progress and learning.”
—Drew Gilpin Faust, President and Lincoln Professor of History, Harvard University

Presented by: Harvard Alumni Association
Admission: Free & open to Harvard Alumni and current Harvard students. RSVPs required. RSVP here.
Question + Create participants can gain free admission to the Harvard Art Museums (HAM) and the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture (HMSC) exhibits all weekend with the presentation of their name tag.     
More information and RSVP

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2017 Sep 29

You Can Get There from Here: Career Conversations with Alumni Artists Under 30(ish)

Repeats every week every Friday until Fri Nov 03 2017 except Fri Oct 27 2017. Also includes Thu Nov 16 2017.
4:00pm to 5:00pm

4:00pm to 5:00pm
4:00pm to 5:00pm
4:00pm to 5:00pm
4:00pm to 5:00pm
4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Office for the Arts at Harvard (OFA), 74 Mt. Auburn Street / Office of Career Services (OCS), 54 Dunster Street

Thinking about pursuing a career in the arts? Join us for a new conversation series with recent(ish) graduates who are working in the arts professionally.

Presented by: The Office for the Arts and the Office of Career Services
Admission: Free & open to Harvard Undergraduates. RSVPs required. RSVP through Crimson Careers.
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2017 Sep 22

Ryan Halprin: You Can Get There from Here: Career Conversations with Alumni Artists Under 30(ish)-9/22

3:45pm to 4:45pm

Location: 

Office for the Arts at Harvard (OFA), 74 Mt. Auburn Street / Office of Career Services (OCS), 54 Dunster Street

Thinking about pursuing a career in the arts? Join us for a new conversation series with recent(ish) graduates who are working in the arts professionally.

Presented by: The Office for the Arts and the Office of Career Services
Admission: Free & open to Harvard Undergraduates. RSVPs required. RSVP through Crimson Careers.
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Read more about Ryan Halprin: You Can Get There from Here: Career Conversations with Alumni Artists Under 30(ish)-9/22

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