Visual Arts

2016 Aug 10

Harvard Treasures Tour: Re-creating the Throne of Egyptian Queen Hetepheres, at the Harvard Semitic Museum

12:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Semitic Museum, 6 Divinity Avenue

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
Admission: $5 for members

Members are invited to learn more about the Harvard Semitic Museum’s exhibit of the Throne of Egyptian Queen Hetepheres — a full-scale reproduction of an ancient Egyptian throne that dates to about 2550 BCE.… Read more about Harvard Treasures Tour: Re-creating the Throne of Egyptian Queen Hetepheres, at the Harvard Semitic Museum

2016 Oct 27

Opening Reception for Embodied Absence: Chilean Art of the 1970s Now

5:30pm

Location: 

Carpenter Center, 24 Quincy Street

Presented by: Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
Admission: Free

Responding to the coup d’état and its aftermath in the 1970s, Chilean artists residing in Santiago and abroad created works that spoke to their experience of political, social, and geographic marginalization. They developed highly coded languages to evade censorship, exhibited work in public space in lieu of institutional support, and formed independently run galleries and artist… Read more about Opening Reception for Embodied Absence: Chilean Art of the 1970s Now

2016 Oct 27

Art Exhibition: Embodied Absence: Chilean Art of the 1970s Now

Oct 27 (All day) to Jan 08 (All day)

Location: 

Carpenter Center, 24 Quincy Street

Presented by: Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
Admission: Free
Runs: October 27-January 8, 2017
Opening Reception: Oct. 27, 2016, 5:30–7:30 pm

Responding to the coup d’état and its aftermath in the 1970s, Chilean artists residing in Santiago and abroad created works that spoke to their experience of political, social, and geographic marginalization. They developed highly coded languages to evade censorship, exhibited work… Read more about Art Exhibition: Embodied Absence: Chilean Art of the 1970s Now

2016 Sep 15

Opening Reception for Art Exhibition: Visiting Faculty 2016-17

5:00pm

Location: 

Carpenter Center, 24 Quincy Street

Presented by: Harvard Visual and Environmental Studies Department
Admission: Free

The Department of Visual and Environmental Studies is home to a range of studio and theoretical studies in the arts at Harvard University. It offers courses in painting, drawing, sculpture, film, video, and animation, as well as photography, film history and theory, studies of the built and natural environment, and contemporary art. The academic experience transpires partially in the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, where thinking and making—physical contact with various materials—intersect to enable students from a variety of disciplinary studies to be aware of their visual environment.… Read more about Opening Reception for Art Exhibition: Visiting Faculty 2016-17

2014 Oct 24

Art Exhibition and Residency: Martin Beck: Program

Oct 24 (All day) to Oct 01 (All day)

Location: 

Carpenter Center, 24 Quincy Street

Presented by: Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
Admission: Free
Runs: October 24, 2014-October 2016

Level 1 + 3

Program by Martin Beck manifests through a sequence of interventions, installations, events, and publications that draw upon the exhibition histories and academic pursuits of the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts and Department of Visual and Environmental Studies at Harvard University. This… Read more about Art Exhibition and Residency: Martin Beck: Program

2016 Jun 30

Art Exhibition: Ryland Wharton: Make an Alloy, Make an Inventory

Jun 30 (All day) to Sep 24 (All day)

Location: 

Carpenter Center, 24 Quincy Street

Presented by: Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
Admission: Free
Runs: June 30-September 24

CRC/bookshop, Level 3

Make an Alloy, Make an Inventory imagines the CRC/ bookshop as a continuously rewritten page. Five discreet display areas in the bookshop house an evolving selection of images, objects, and books that find their origin in the inaugural 1968 issue of Stewart Brand’s Whole Earth… Read more about Art Exhibition: Ryland Wharton: Make an Alloy, Make an Inventory

2016 Aug 04

Art Exhibition: Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet: Three Works

Aug 04 (All day) to Sep 24 (All day)

Location: 

Carpenter Center, 24 Quincy Street

Presented by: Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
Admission: Free
Runs: August 4-September 24

Level 0 + 3, Display Case + CRC/bookshop

Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet: Three Works
 at the Carpenter Center comprises a video, film stills, an annotated script, and other materials related to three distinct films by Straub and Huillet. Each installation… Read more about Art Exhibition: Jean-Marie Straub and Danièle Huillet: Three Works

2016 Jul 07

Art Exhibition: Fifty Photographs

Jul 07 (All day) to Sep 24 (All day)

Location: 

Carpenter Center, 24 Quincy Street

Presented by: Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
Admission: Free
Runs: July 7-September 24 

Level 3, Sert Gallery

Fifty Photographs constitutes the final episode of Martin Beck’s Program at the Carpenter Center. Over the course of his two-year residency Beck has focused on various points of public interface that… Read more about Art Exhibition: Fifty Photographs

2016 Aug 12

Artist Reception: Changing Allston

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Crossings Gallery, Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave, Allston

Presented by: Harvard Ed Portal
Admission: Free
Runs: Friday, August 12, 2016, 5-7 PM  

Please join us at the Harvard Ed Portal’s Crossings Gallery on August 12 from 5 – 7 PM to celebrate the opening of "Changing Allston." Curator Eva Payne and several of the artists showing pieces will be in attendance to discuss the work and ideas that went into the exhibition.

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2016 Aug 02

Creative City Info Session

5:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

Presented by: New England Foundation for the Arts
Admission: Free
Runs: Tuesday, August 2, 2016, 5:30 to 7 PM  

Join the New England Foundation for the Arts (NEFA) for a free info session on Creative City, a three-year pilot that makes grants to Boston area artists to create works that integrate public participation. This session is designed to help artists prepare applications. Artists are welcome to bring project ideas and… Read more about Creative City Info Session

Zena Mariam Mengesha ’14

Zena Mengesha

Artist Development Fellow 2013 in Visual Arts

Zena Mariam Mengesha ’14, a resident of Quincy House concentrating in Visual and Environmental Studies, Studio Art Track, was awarded a Fellowship to… Read more about Zena Mengesha

Oliver Luo ’13

Oliver Luo

Artist Development Fellow 2013 in Animation;
Council Prize in Visual Art Co-Recipient, 2013

Oliver Luo ’13, a resident of Cabot House concentrating in Visual and Environmental Studies, Animation Studio Track with a secondary in Physics, was awarded… Read more about Oliver Luo

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