Presented by:Harvard Museum of Natural History Admission: Free with Harvard ID for you and one guest. Others; $12 Adults; $10 Students/Seniors; $8 age 3-18. Available at front desk at time of visit. Museum Hours: 9 AM-5 PM Exhibition runs Saturday, August 26, 2017-January 7, 2018 More information
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
Ceramics Program, 224 Western Avenue, Allston, MA 02134
Presented by: Ceramics Program
State of Clay: Bay Area Ceramicsby Nancy M. Servis
This lecture is free and open to the public, but seats are limited. To register, please RSVP here or email Kathy King, Director of Education at email@example.com.
From pottery to sculptural expression, Nancy M. Servis unveils the dynamic variety of ceramics found in Northern California. Long recognized as a vital and populous state with extensive clay deposits, California has been the home of refined vessel-makers and artistic rule-breakers for over 75 years, particularly in the San Francisco Bay Area. Her image-illustrated presentation, State of Clay: Bay Area Ceramics contextualizes clay's extensive use that includes stylistic architecture in Oakland, impassioned potters like... Read more about Visiting Scholar Lecture with Nancy M. Servis
Level 1, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 24 Quincy St.
We Just Fit, You and Iiis a group exhibition that probes the boundaries between bodies and architecture. Featuring Michelle Lopez, Sondra Perry, Pamela Rosenkranz, and Michael E. Smith, each artist looks to contemporary technology, unexpected material behavior, and architecture as primary means by which to re-articulate the human form.
Level 3, Sert Gallery, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 24 Quincy St.
Presented by: Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts Admission: Free and open to the public. Gallery Hours: 12pm–6pm Thu–Sun Opening Reception: Wed, Sep 13, 2017, 5–7 pm More information
The Visiting Faculty 2017–18 exhibition presents work by four new visiting faculty members in Visual and Environmental Studies. Each year for almost fifty years, the department has invited visual artists and filmmakers who are leaders in their fields to work closely with its students, invigorating and enriching the academic program and broadening departmental conversations with their outside perspectives and experiences. This year is no exception as the department welcomes Judith Belzer, Ken Okiishi, Elle Pérez, and Richard Renaldi, each engaged with varied approaches to painting, photography, and the moving image.... Read more about Exhibition: VES Visiting Faculty 2017–18
Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Aug 01 2017 .
Level 3, Terrace, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 24 Quincy St.
Presented by: Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts Admission: Free and open to the public. Evenings begin at 7:30 pm, with slideshows starting promptly at 8 pm, each lasting about 20 minutes. While limited refreshments and desserts are provided, guests may also bring their own wine and beer. Free and open to the public. More information
Summer Summits is a series of casual outdoor gatherings on the terrace at the Carpenter Center organized around informal slideshow presentations by area artists, curators, museum directors, designers, and others.... Read more about Summer Summits
The 19th century was an era of heightened image-making in Iran. As the century unfolded, the new Qajar dynasty sought to unify a country torn by decades of civil war, even as the outside world increasingly intruded on Iranian affairs. The expansionist ambitions and technological advances of European powers brought Westerners to Iran and, to a later and lesser extent, drew Iranians to the West. Stimulated and challenged by developments both inside and outside their country, Persian artists mastered new image-making technologies and readily assimilated an unprecedented influx of pictorial material from abroad into their traditional art forms.... Read more about Technologies of the Image: Art in 19th-Century Iran
Menschel Hall, Lower Level, Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St
Presented by: Harvard Art Museums Admission: Free admission, but tickets are required. Tickets will be distributed on the Lower Level beginning at 5 pm. One ticket per person. Seating will begin at 5:30 pm. After capacity is reached, additional seating in nearby Deknatel Hall will be available to view the lecture via simulcast. Please note: The museums will remain open until 9 pm. The lecture will take place from 6 to 7:30pm in Menschel Hall, Lower Level. Lecture attendees are invited to return to the galleries after the discussion, as well as to enjoy a reception in the Calderwood Courtyard. More information
Presented by: Harvard Ed Portal Admission: Free and open to the public Public gallery hours: Monday-Thursday 10 am- 7 pm, Friday 10 am-5 pm Runs: July 20-August 22 Reception featuring artist talks, live music, and a free raffle for prizes: Thursday, July 20, 6-8 PM. ...
Presented by: Harvard Art Museums Admission: Free with museums admission. See website for admission. This talk is limited to 15 people and tickets are required. Ten minutes before the talk, tickets will become available at the admissions desk. Please meet in the Calderwood Courtyard, in front of the digital screens between the shop and the...