Special Events

2017 Dec 09

Christmas Revels 2017 - A Venetian Celebration of the Winter Solstice

7:30pm

Location: 

Sanders Theatre, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge

Presented by: Revels Inc.
Tickets: See Additional Information
How to get tickets: The Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222
Runs: December 8–27, 2017The Christmas Revels 2016

A holiday tradition for more than four decades, The Christmas Revels is a joyful theatrical celebration of the winter solstice that travels the world each year showcasing cultural traditions including music, dance, folktales and rituals.... Read more about Christmas Revels 2017 - A Venetian Celebration of the Winter Solstice

2017 Dec 09

Christmas Revels 2017 - A Venetian Celebration of the Winter Solstice

3:00pm

Location: 

Sanders Theatre, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge

Presented by: Revels Inc.
Tickets: See Additional Information
How to get tickets: The Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222
Runs: December 8–27, 2017The Christmas Revels 2016

A holiday tradition for more than four decades, The Christmas Revels is a joyful theatrical celebration of the winter solstice that travels the world each year showcasing cultural traditions including music, dance, folktales and rituals.... Read more about Christmas Revels 2017 - A Venetian Celebration of the Winter Solstice

2017 Dec 08

Christmas Revels 2017 - A Venetian Celebration of the Winter Solstice

7:30pm

Location: 

Sanders Theatre, 45 Quincy Street, Cambridge

Presented by: Revels Inc.
Tickets: See Additional Information
How to get tickets: The Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222
Runs: December 8–27, 2017The Christmas Revels 2016

A holiday tradition for more than four decades, The Christmas Revels is a joyful theatrical celebration of the winter solstice that travels the world each year showcasing cultural traditions including music, dance, folktales and rituals.... Read more about Christmas Revels 2017 - A Venetian Celebration of the Winter Solstice

2017 Oct 06

Black in Design: Designing Resistance, Building Coalitions

Fri - Sun, Oct 12 to Oct 14, 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 21 to Sep 22, 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

... Read more about QUESTION + CREATE: Harvard Alumni Gathering on the Arts

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

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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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2017 Sep 15

Meredith “Max” Hodges: You Can Get There from Here: Career Conversations with Alumni Artists Under 30(ish) - 9/15

3:00pm to 4:00pm

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.
More information
... Read more about Meredith “Max” Hodges: You Can Get There from Here: Career Conversations with Alumni Artists Under 30(ish) - 9/15

2017 Oct 20

Cirque of the Dead 2017

Fri - Tue, Oct 26 to Nov 6, 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Location: 

OBERON, 2 Arrow St. Cambridge

It’s all fun and games at this year’s Halloween circus extravaganza… if you can survive the night, that is! Demons, witches, monsters and creepy crawly creatures will fill the evening with never-seen-before acts of aerials, acrobatics, burlesque, sideshow, and more. This adults-only Halloween horror spectacular is not for the faint of heart, but is filled with as much humor as it is with gore.

Presented by: OBERON
Runs: 10/20, 7 & 10:30 PM; 10/21, 6:30 PM; 10/26, 7:30 PM; 10/27, 7 & 10:30 PM; 10/28, 6:30 PM; 10/31, 7:30 PM... Read more about Cirque of the Dead 2017

2017 Sep 18

Put the Art in StART-up of You: Bootstrapping Your Career - 9/18

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Signet Society, 46 Dunster St
Presented byOffice of Career Services
For Harvard Undergraduates only. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND

You're an artist--A lighting or set designer, an actor, a musician, a dancer, a writer or journalist--but to find work you also need to think of yourself as a brand and a start-up business. Join us for this discussion with working artists on getting gigs, finding free-lancing opportunities, charging...

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2017 Aug 31

FAS Diversity Dialogue: Flying Lessons and Other Stories

1:30pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Lamont Library, Forum Room, 11 Quincy St

Presented by: FAS Diversity Dialogues
Admission: Free. Registration required. Register here
Please note that space is limited and seats will be available on a first-come, first-served basis for registered guests.

Moderated by Callie Crossley, WGBH host of Under the Radar, a panel will discuss the learnings and perspectives shared in the book Flying Lessons and Other Stories.... Read more about FAS Diversity Dialogue: Flying Lessons and Other Stories

2017 Nov 25

The Capitol Steps: Orange Is the New Barack

3:00pm

Location: 

Sanders Theatre

Presented by: MTA LLC
Tickets: Full Price: $45, $41, $35 Students: $5 discount with ID, limit of 2 tickets Student Rush: $15 ticket available 90 minutes prior to show, based on availability
How to get tickets: The Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222

The troupe will offer its newest show,"Orange Is The New Barack," a brand-new vaudeville-like comedy show with a mix of song and standup, lampooning our modern political leaders, taking on the major issues of the day and sharing songs from the group’s newest album, “Orange Is The New Barack."... Read more about The Capitol Steps: Orange Is the New Barack

2017 Sep 07

Harvard Student Late Night at the Harvard Art Museums - 9/7

8:00pm to 10:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St.

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
Admission: Free and open to Harvard undergraduate and graduate students only. Space is limited; HUIDs checked at the door.
More information

Welcome back to campus, Harvard students! Harvard undergraduate and graduate students are invited to join us at our Student Late Night at the Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street. We’re keeping the galleries open late for a Harvard Student Late Night featuring DJ /rupture.... Read more about Harvard Student Late Night at the Harvard Art Museums - 9/7

2017 Sep 08

Panel Discussion and Seminar - Warren MacKenzie and John Reeve: Kindred Spirits

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Avenue, Allston, MA 02134

Presented by: Harvard Ed Portal and Lacoste Gallery

Warren MacKenzie, John Reeve, Ken Ferguson
L-R: Warren MacKenzie and John Reeve with Ken Ferguson
This panel will explore Warren MacKenzie and John Reeve’s unique friendship and the shared philosophy of these mingei ceramic legends. Warren and John were contemporaries and good friends, working at the Leach Pottery at different times and together in the US and England. Warren on John: “We were both seeking our own language. We shared the idea that pots should be made easily and quickly; they should not be elaborate things. We didn’t have to explain ourselves to one another.”... Read more about Panel Discussion and Seminar - Warren MacKenzie and John Reeve: Kindred Spirits

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