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
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
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
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.
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