Special Events

2016 Apr 29

Harvardwood ARTS FIRST Mixer

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

John Harvard's Brewery & Ale House, 33 Dunster St

Presented by: Harvardwood
Open to members of the Harvardwood Boston/On-Campus chapter
RSVP here
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Members of the Harvardwood Boston/On-Campus chapter are invited to help us celebrate ARTS FIRST weekend at Harvard and the students who make it happen! 

Please join us at John Harvard's from 5-7pm on… Read more about Harvardwood ARTS FIRST Mixer

2016 May 13

Dudley House Boat Bash

6:45pm

Location: 

Dudley House

Presented by: Dudley House
Tickets: Harvard ID: $15.00 before May 8th, $20 thereafter.
How to get tickets: The Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222

Dudley House Boat Bash

2016 Apr 24

Yardfest 2016

5:00pm

Location: 

Tercentenary Theatre

Presented by: Harvard College Events Board
Tickets: Harvard College Students Only: $20.00 (1 ticket per ID)
How to get tickets: The Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222

Performer: Steve Aoki

2016 Apr 28

Harvard Arts Medal Ceremony Honoring Architect FRANK GEHRY

4:00pm

Location: 

Farkas Hall

Frank Gehry GSD '57, ArD '00
Frank Gehry GSD '57, ArD '00. PHOTO: Dbox
Presented by: Learning From Performers
ADMISSIONThis event is sold out.
Watch the Live Stream starting at 4 pm

Award-winning architect Frank Gehry GSD ’57 ArD ‘00 is the recipient of the 2016 Harvard Arts Medal, which will be awarded by Harvard University President Drew Gilpin Faust at a ceremony hosted by actor and Master of the Arts at Harvard John Lithgow ’67 ArD ‘05, who will moderate a discussion with the honoree. Presented by the Office for the Arts at Harvard’s Learning From Performers program and the Board of Overseers of Harvard College, this is the official opening event for ARTS FIRST, Harvard University’s annual festival showcasing student and faculty creativity in the arts, April 28-May 1.
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2016 Apr 16

Eleganza 2016

8:00pm

Location: 

Lavietes Basketball Pavilion

Presented by: Eleganza
Tickets: Full Price: $15.00
How to get tickets: The Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222

Harvard College charity Fashion Show

2016 Apr 18

Carrie Fisher: Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award in Cultural Humanism

8:00pm

Location: 

The Memorial Church

Presented by: The Humanist Community at Harvard
Tickets: VIP: $110.00 (seating in front of church - limited seating); Full Price: $40.00; Harvard Students: $10.00 (while inventory lasts - 2 tickets per ID, 1 ID per person)
How to get tickets: The Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222

The Humanist Hub, in partnership with Harvard College student group the Harvard Community of Humanists, Atheists, and Agnostics (HCHAA), will present Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher with their 10th Annual Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award in Cultural Humanism as part of a ceremony held at Harvard’s historic Memorial Church on Monday, April 18.… Read more about Carrie Fisher: Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award in Cultural Humanism

2016 Apr 15

HEAR WORD! Naija Woman Talk True

Repeats every day until Sat Apr 16 2016 .
7:30pm

7:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Dance Center, 60 Garden St.

HEAR WORD! Naija Woman Talk TruePresented ByHarvard University Committee on the Arts (HUCA) and the Harvard Center for African Studies in association with American Repertory Theater; the Division of Social Sciences, FAS; Harvard Dance Center; Hutchins Center for African & African American Research; Harvard Law School; Mahindra Humanities Center; Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study; and the Theater, Dance & Media Concentration at Harvard University.
TicketsA.R.T. box office
Runs: 
April 15-17
Part of the HUCA Spring 2016 series.

HEAR WORD! is a powerful piece of performance art that combines artistry, social commentary, and true-life stories of inequality and transformation, delivered by some of Nigeria’s most talented actresses. The stories are based on real issues affecting the lives of women across Nigeria and examine the factors that limit their potential for independence, leadership, and meaningful contribution. HEAR WORD! bravely examines the cultural and societal norms that oppress and limit African women as it invites women to break the cultureof silence, unite, challenge the status quo, and create solutions.… Read more about HEAR WORD! Naija Woman Talk True

2016 Apr 09

Bending Toward Justice: Improvisation, Freedom, and the Arts

1:00pm

Location: 

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

Harvard University Committee on the Arts (HUCA)Presented ByHarvard University Committee on the Arts (HUCA)
ADMISSION: Free and open to the public
Part of the HUCA Spring 2016 series.

Improvisation is a process that generates structure in our everyday lives; we might describe it as the way we do almost everything – not just certain kinds of music, but also ordinary speech, games and sports, politics and warfare, and most social interactions.… Read more about Bending Toward Justice: Improvisation, Freedom, and the Arts

2016 Mar 29

What is the Role of Government in the Arts? A Conversation on our Creative Economy

6:00pm

Location: 

Allison Dining Hall (5th floor of Taubman Building, Harvard Kennedy School)

Presented by: Arts in Public Life, with kind support from the Center for Public Leadership
Admission free
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Join us at the Harvard's first Arts Policy Panel, where we will discuss government and its part in shaping our creative economies. 

Featuring the National Endownment for the Arts (NEA), and the Future of Music Coalition (FMC)!… Read more about What is the Role of Government in the Arts? A Conversation on our Creative Economy

2016 Apr 19

Questlove: somethingtofoodabout

7:00pm

Location: 

Science Center B

Presented by: Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS)
Tickets: Admission is free. Ticketed Event. Limit of 2 tickets per person. IN PERSON TICKET DISTRIBUTION ONLY for this event at Farkas Hall, 10 Holyoke St. location. Availability is limited.
How to get tickets: Admission Free: Tickets Available In Person Only

Questlove and Harvard faculty from the course Science and Cooking: From Haute Cuisine to the Science of Soft Matter will lead a conversation that begins with food but ends wherever food takes them. Food is fuel. Food is culture. Food is history. And food is food for thought. … Read more about Questlove: somethingtofoodabout

2016 Apr 07

Confronting The Climate Crisis: Critical Roles for the US and China with Al Gore

5:30pm

Location: 

Sanders Theatre

Presented by: Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS)
Tickets: Event is free. Ticket required. Harvard ID only. Tickets available starting at noon on the day of the event. Tickets will be available in person at Sanders Theatre or at 617.496.2222 (handling fees apply). Limit of two tickets per person. Tickets valid until 5:15pm.
How to get tickets: The Harvard Box Office 617-496-2222

Confronting The Climate Crisis:… Read more about Confronting The Climate Crisis: Critical Roles for the US and China with Al Gore

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