Visual Arts

2017 Aug 24

Exhibition: VES Visiting Faculty 2017–18

Thu - Sun, Aug 30 to Sep 30, 12:00pm - 6:00pm

Location: 

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
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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

2017 Jul 27

Summer Summits

Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Aug 01 2017 .
7:30pm

7:30pm

Location: 

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.
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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

2017 Aug 26

Technologies of the Image: Art in 19th-Century Iran

Sat Aug 26, 10:00am to Sun Jan 7, 5:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
Admission: See website for admission
Museum Hours: Open daily 10am–5pm
Runs: August 26-January 7, 2018
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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

2017 Sep 27

Fall Opening Celebration-The Philosophy Chamber: Art and Science in Harvard’s Teaching Cabinet, 1766–1820

5:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

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.
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Contemporary artist Simon Starling will discuss his own practice, which stands at the intersection of art, science, and technology, in light of the range of objects, voices, and ideas that animated Harvard’s 18th-century Philosophy Chamber, the subject of this fall’s special exhibition, The Philosophy Chamber: Art and Science in Harvard’s Teaching Cabinet, 1766–1820.... Read more about Fall Opening Celebration-The Philosophy Chamber: Art and Science in Harvard’s Teaching Cabinet, 1766–1820

2017 Jul 20

Exhibition: Rejuvenation

Thu - Tue, Jul 26 to Aug 28, 6:00pm - 7:00pm

Location: 

Crossings Gallery, 224 Western Ave., Allston

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. ...

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2017 Jul 28

Lightbox Gallery Talk: The Archaeological Exploration of Sardis

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St

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...

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2017 Aug 08

Lightbox Gallery Talk: Artificial Intelligence in Art and Design

Repeats every day until Sat Aug 12 2017 except Thu Aug 10 2017, Fri Aug 11 2017.
3:00pm to 3:30pm

3:00pm to 3:30pm
3:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St

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...

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2017 Aug 15

Gallery Talk: Tales of Ancient Art—Exploring Myths and Legends from the Past

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St

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...

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2017 Aug 24

Gallery Talk: Activation of Moholy-Nagy’s Light Prop for an Electric Stage

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St

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...

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2017 Aug 23

Gallery Talk: The Color Red in 17th-Century Europe

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St.

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...

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