Special Events

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

2017 Apr 27

Harvard Arts Medal Ceremony Honoring Actor JOHN LITHGOW

4:00pm

Location: 

Loeb Drama Center Main Stage, 64 Brattle St.

John Lithgow announced as 2017 Harvard Arts Medal Recipient
Presented by: Learning From Performers
ADMISSION: Free, tickets required.
How to get tickets: Available in person at the Harvard Box Office, Farkas Hall, 10 Holyoke St., Cambridge, online, or by calling 617.496.2222 (online and phone ticket orders subject to service fees). Ticket distribution for Harvard affiliates (2 per person, with valid ID) begins Tuesday, April 18; ticket distribution for the public (2 per person) begins Thursday, April 20. Some remaining tickets may be available at the door one hour prior to event start time.


Award-winning actor John Lithgow ’67 ArD ’05 is the recipient of the 2017 Harvard Arts Medal, which will be awarded by Harvard University President Drew Gilpin Faust at a ceremony presented by the Office for the Arts at Harvard and the Harvard University Board of Overseers in association with the American Repertory Theater. It will include a discussion with Lithgow moderated by President Faust. This is the opening event for ARTS FIRST, Harvard University’s annual festival showcasing student and faculty creativity in the arts celebrating its 25th anniversary April 27-30. Read more about Harvard Arts Medal Ceremony Honoring Actor JOHN LITHGOW

2017 Apr 30

The Magic of Java

2:00pm

Location: 

Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Ave.

Presented by: Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology
Admission: Special Event (all ages). Free and open to the public. Small charge for coffee tasting. 
Hours: 9 AM-5 PM, every day
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Free Admission Day in Honor of the Peabody Museum’s 150th Anniversary  

Jody Diamond, Artist in Residence, Music Department, Harvard University, with Gamelan Si Betty

Shadow theater and live music, popular highlights of the Javanese village at the 1893 Chicago World’s Fair, come to the galleries of the Peabody Museum! Read more about The Magic of Java

2017 Feb 24

Harvard Wind Ensemble: Dancing Winds

8:00pm

Location: 

Lowell Lecture Hall

Presented by: Harvard University Wind Ensemble
Admission: Free. Doors open at 7:45; we will be starting with an instrument demonstration. Donations for the American Music Therapy Association appreciated!
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Come join the Harvard University Wind Ensemble for a sensory-friendly performance! In association with the Harvard Undergraduates Raising Autism Awareness. Read more about Harvard Wind Ensemble: Dancing Winds

2017 Mar 13

Longy School of Music’s 2017 Gala Celebration Featuring Longy’s Sistema Side by Side Orchestra with Vijay Gupta

6:30pm

Location: 

Sanders Theatre

Longy School of Music’s 2017 Gala Celebration Featuring Longy’s Sistema Side by Side Orchestra with Vijay GuptaPresented by: Longy School of Music
Tickets: Individual tickets available at the Longy School. See here for more information, or contact Mary-Catherine Deibel at 617-831-1792 or MDeibel@longy.edu.

Longy’s annual Gala will take place on Monday, March 13, 2017. Longy’s Sistema Side by Side Orchestra will perform in Sanders Theatre and a celebratory dinner will follow in Annenberg Hall. Last year, the evening was SOLD-OUT and praised as “one of Boston's best galas”—this year’s Gala promises to be even better! Read more about Longy School of Music’s 2017 Gala Celebration Featuring Longy’s Sistema Side by Side Orchestra with Vijay Gupta

2017 Mar 02

Voices of the Rainforest in 7.1 Surround Sound

9:00pm to 10:30pm

Location: 

Menschel Hall, Lower Level, Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St.

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums and the Sensory Ethnography Lab
Admission: Free admission
Museum Hours: Open daily 10am–5pm
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On Earth Day in 1991, Mickey Hart’s World series on Rykodisc released Voices of the Rainforest, Steven Feld’s acousmatic composition of a day in the life of the Bosavi rainforest and Kaluli people in interior Papua New Guinea. The CD touched multiple audiences concerned with ecological integrity, interspecies art, and cultural survival. The work remains in circulation through Smithsonian Folkways. Read more about Voices of the Rainforest in 7.1 Surround Sound

2017 Feb 06

Considering Matthew Shepard

3:00pm

Location: 

Symphony Hall, 301 Massachusetts Avenue, Boston, MA

Presented by: 
Tickets: through the BSO box office. Group discounts of 25% are available for groups of 10 and more . 

 

Members of the Harvard Choruses will be making a cameo appearance with singers from Berklee and the Boston Conservatory and the celebrated Grammy Award–winning choral ensemble Conspirare in a performance of Craig Hella Johnson's new musical masterwork Considering Matthew Shepard at Symphony Hall on February 5. This performance marks the first large ensemble collaboration between Harvard, Berklee, and the Boston Conservatory at Berklee since the announcement of the double degree program between the schools, and we are excited for the opportunity to work with our Boston choral colleagues on this incredible work. Read more about Considering Matthew Shepard

2017 Jan 31

Presidential Panel-The Future of News: Journalism in a Post-Truth Era

4:00pm

Location: 

Sanders Theatre

Presented by: Office of the President
Tickets: Admission is free. No tickets required. Harvard ID Only. Event entry is first-come, first-served at the door pending space availability. Doors open at 3:30 p.m.
How to get tickets: Admission Free: No Tickets Required

The future of news—and the erosion of trust in facts—has been much debated here at Harvard and beyond. Please join President Faust in Sanders Theatre on Tuesday, January 31, at 4:00 p.m., to hear from experts who are approaching the issues from a range

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2017 Feb 04

I.D. Festival

7:00pm

Location: 

OBERON, 2 Arrow St.

Presented by: American Repertory Theater
Admission: tickets from $25
Runs: January 13 - February 4, 2017
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Presented in conversation with A.R.T.’s 2016/17 production of Trans Scripts, theI.D. Festival series celebrates the diverse experiences of the trans community, explores issues of gender identity, and continues OBERON’s engagement with trans artists and

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2017 Jan 23

I.D. Festival

Repeats every week every Monday until Mon Jan 30 2017 . Also includes Sat Jan 28 2017.
7:30pm

7:30pm
7:30pm

Location: 

OBERON, 2 Arrow St.

Presented by: American Repertory Theater
Admission: tickets from $25
Runs: January 13 - February 4, 2017
more info>

Presented in conversation with A.R.T.’s 2016/17 production of Trans Scripts, theI.D. Festival series celebrates the diverse experiences of the trans community, explores issues of gender identity, and continues OBERON’s engagement with trans artists and

Read more about I.D. Festival
2017 Jan 13

I.D. Festival

Repeats every week on Sunday, Friday until Fri Feb 03 2017 except Fri Jan 20 2017.
8:00pm

8:00pm
8:00pm
8:00pm
8:00pm
8:00pm

Location: 

Oberon, 2 Arrow St.

Presented by: American Repertory Theater
Admission: tickets from $25
Runs: January 13 - February 4, 2017
more info>

Presented in conversation with A.R.T.’s 2016/17 production of Trans Scripts, theI.D. Festival series celebrates the diverse experiences of the trans community, explores issues of gender identity, and continues OBERON’s engagement with trans artists and

Read more about I.D. Festival

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