Visual Arts

2016 Oct 19

Luz Donoso: Urban Art Interventions

5:30pm

Location: 

Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 24 Quincy St.

Presented by: Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
Admission: Free and open to all. RSVP here
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Talk + Workshop

Luz Donoso, born in Santiago, Chile in 1921 and died 2008, was a graphic artist, muralist, political activist, and teacher. Beginning in the mid-1960s, she was one of the most prominent participants in the widespread muralist movement in support of Salvador Allende’s presidential campaign. Read more about Luz Donoso: Urban Art Interventions

2016 Oct 05

Talk: Douglas Crimp: Before Pictures

5:30pm

Location: 

Level 3, CRC/bookshop, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 24 Quincy St.

Presented by: Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
Admission: Free
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Part autobiography and part cultural history, Before Pictures is a courageous account of an exceptional period in both art historian Douglas Crimp’s life and the life of New York City. Crimp will read from his book, followed by a conversation with Harvard professor Carrie Lambert-Beatty. Read more about Talk: Douglas Crimp: Before Pictures

2016 Nov 04

Doris Salcedo: The Materiality of Mourning

Nov 04, 10:00am to Apr 09, 5:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
Admission: see website
Museum HoursOpen daily 10am–5pm
ExhibitionNovember 4, 2016–April 9, 2017
Opening Celebration: November 2, 2016 at 6 PM features panel discussion with artist Doris Salcedo, author and Harvard professor Elaine Scarry, and curator Mary Schneider Enriquez. Open galleries 5–9 PM, and reception. more info>

A new exhibition featuring recent works by Salcedo, an internationally acclaimed artist whose sculpture and installations transform familiar, everyday objects into moving and powerful testimonies of loss and remembrance. Curated by Mary Schneider Enriquez, the Houghton Associate Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Harvard Art Museums. Read more about Doris Salcedo: The Materiality of Mourning

Ditching digital

Armed with his father's old Hasselblad camera in Greece, a photographer learns the challenges and joys of shooting with film.

By Stergios Dinopoulos ’17
2016 Artist Development Fellow

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2016 Oct 05

Exhibition: Refugee Crisis

7:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave, Allston

Presented by: Harvard Ed Portal
Admission: Free; RSVP here.
Exhibition runs: TBA 
Reception: Oct. 5, 7 PM, followed by 7:30-9 PM discussion with Nieman Fellows

The Harvard Ed Portal, together with the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard, is proud to present the work of Maciek Nabrdalik. Nabrdalik, a current Nieman Fellow, is a Warsaw-based documentary photographer and member of the VII Photo Agency, whose primary focus is on sociological changes in Eastern Europe. Read more about Exhibition: Refugee Crisis

2016 Sep 19

Opening reception: Carrie Mae Weems: I once knew a girl...

6:00pm

Location: 

The Cooper Gallery, 102 Mt Auburn St, Cambridge

Presented by: The Cooper Gallery
Admission: Free and open to the public
Exhibition dates: Tuesday, September 20, 2016-Sunday, January 7, 2017
Gallery Hours: Tu-Sa 10am-5pm
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OPENING RECEPTION: Monday, September 19, 6 PM
Artist Tour + Reception: Wednesday, September 28, 6 PM
Sundays at the Gallery: Sunday, November 6, 12 NOON

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2016 Sep 20

Carrie Mae Weems: I once knew a girl...

Sep 20, 10:00am to Jan 07, 5:00pm

Location: 

The Cooper Gallery, 102 Mt Auburn St, Cambridge

Presented by: The Cooper Gallery
Admission: Free and open to the public
Exhibition dates: Tuesday, September 20, 2016-Sunday, January 7, 2017
Gallery Hours: Tu-Sa 10 AM-5 PM
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OPENING RECEPTION: Monday, September 19, 6 PM
Artist Tour + Reception: Wednesday, September 28, 6 PM
Sundays at the Gallery: Sunday, November 6, 12 NOON
Artist Roundtable: Monday, December 5, 4 PM
Winter Open House: Saturday, January 7, 2017, all day Read more about Carrie Mae Weems: I once knew a girl...

2016 Sep 12

Exhibition: How We View Physicians - Images Influence and Roles

2:25pm

Location: 

Sandra Naddaff and Leigh Hafrey Three Columns Gallery at Mather House

Presented by: Mather House and Drs. Arthur Barsky, Christie McDonald and Michael Rosengarten; Elaine Dong
Admission: Free. Harvard ID required to access the gallery; members of the public should ask the security guard in the building manager’s office to gain entrance.
Exhibition Runs:

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2016 Sep 15

Gallery reception: How We View Physicians - Images Influence and Roles

5:00pm

Location: 

Sandra Naddaff and Leigh Hafrey Three Columns Gallery at Mather House

Presented by: Mather House and Drs. Arthur Barsky, Christie McDonald and Michael Rosengarten; Elaine Dong
Admission: Free. Harvard ID required to access the gallery; members of the public should ask the security guard in the building manager’s office to gain entrance.

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2016 Oct 06

Our Community Lecture with Stephanie Osser

5:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Ceramics Program, 224 Western Avenue, Allston, MA 02134

Presented by: Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard

With only 14 days, and nights, to work among porcelain artists, Harvard Ceramics Program Resident Artist Stephanie Osser completed a new body of work at The International Ceramic Center Residency in Kecskemét, Hungary this summer. Join Stephanie as she shares her experience of learning the art of creating lithophanes. Stephanie states, "I took a giant leap in my understanding of the ten (plus) commandments of working with porcelain and improving my craftsmanship. Working with internationally recognized, porcelain artist, Ilona Romule, and translucent high fire porcelain slip, I learned to make lithophanes.  Using one of my children’s book Read more about Our Community Lecture with Stephanie Osser

2016 Sep 22

Visiting Artist Lecture with Kirsten Bassion

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Ceramics Program, 224 Western Avenue, Allston, MA 02134

Presented by: Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard

Join us in welcoming Kirsten Bassion to our program as the instructor of Wheel Throwing this Fall semester. Bassion will share her portfolio of wheel-thrown and hand-built functional work that features self-produced stamps and finished with a colorful palette of slips and glazes at cone 5. Read more about Visiting Artist Lecture with Kirsten Bassion

2016 Sep 29

Visiting Artist Lecture with Mark Burns

5:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Ceramics Program, 224 Western Avenue, Allston, MA 02134

Presented by: Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard

Join us in welcoming Mark Burns to the Boston area as our 2016-2017 Artist in Residence at the Ceramics Program. Mark will take us on a visual journey of over four decades of "making strange marriages between disparate sources. Mythologies, manifest spiritual tropes, historical truth and historical lies, sexuality, television, movies, music, literature, and the ravenous beast we call pop culture." We urge you to attend this lively talk by a true legend of contemporary ceramics.

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