Visual Arts

2018 Sep 26

Artist-In-Residence Lecture: Colby Charpentier

Registration Closed 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard 224 Western Ave, Allston MA 02134

headshot of Colby CharpentierPresented by: Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard

Join us for a lecture with Colby Charpentier, 2018-19 Artist-In-Residence at the Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard. We are thrilled to have both Colby Charpentier and Natalia Arbelaez...

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2018 Sep 22

Materials Lab Workshop: Animal-Shaped Vessels

Repeats every week every Saturday, 2 times .
12:45pm

12:45pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

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

Person decorating an clay object shaped like an eagle's headThis two-part workshop series allows participants to experience firsthand the tradition of making ceramic drinking vessels similar to the ancient Greek vessels featured in the Harvard Art Museums' special exhibition Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World: Feasting with Gods, Heroes, and Kings.... Read more about Materials Lab Workshop: Animal-Shaped Vessels

2018 Sep 18

Materials Lab Workshop: Animal-Shaped Vessels

Repeats every week every Tuesday, 2 times .
1:00pm to 4:00pm

1:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

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

An person shaping clayThis two-part workshop series allows participants to experience firsthand the tradition of making ceramic drinking vessels similar to the ancient Greek vessels featured in our special exhibition Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World: Feasting with Gods, Heroes, and Kings.... Read more about Materials Lab Workshop: Animal-Shaped Vessels

2018 Sep 20

New Voices Lecture with Betsy Redelman

Registration Closed 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard 224 Western Ave, Allston MA 02134

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

photo portrait of an artist sitting and decorating a clay bowlBetsy Redelman is a potter, filmmaker, writer and educator with a socially engaged and research-based practice. Her work explores the intersections between critical pedagogy, intersectional feminism, and craft, often manifesting in the form of collaborative projects, utilitarian ceramics, and public forums. Redelman is an instructor of Ceramics at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts, and a member of the staff at the Harvard Ceramics Program. She holds an MFA in Craft Studies from Oregon College of Art & Craft, and a BA in International Studies from Loyola University Chicago.... Read more about New Voices Lecture with Betsy Redelman

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2018 Oct 13

Opening Celebration for Raise A Glass: A Contemporary Response to Animal-Shaped Drinking Vessels from the Ancient World

4:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard

Making an animal-shaped drinking vesselJoin us to celebrate the opening of Raise a Glass—A Contemporary Response to Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World, an exhibition at the Harvard Ceramics Program that is inspired by the Harvard Art Museums’ current special exhibition, Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World: Feasting with Gods, Heroes, and Kings.... Read more about Opening Celebration for Raise A Glass: A Contemporary Response to Animal-Shaped Drinking Vessels from the Ancient World

2018 Oct 13

Raise a Glass – A Contemporary Response to Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World

Sat - Mon, Oct 13 to Nov 26, 10:00am - 5:00pm

Location: 

Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard
Bull Vessel by Mia Riley
Bison Rhyton. Mia Riley, 2018
Raise a Glass – A Contemporary Response to Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World

Exhibition Dates: October 13 – November 26, 2018
Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard
224 Western Ave, Allston, Massachusetts 02134

Opening Reception and Public Demonstration: Saturday, October 13th, 2018 from 4pm – 7pm

Join us to celebrate the opening of Raise a Glass—A Contemporary Response to Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World, an exhibition at the Harvard Ceramics Program that is inspired by the Harvard Art Museums’ current special exhibition, Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World: Feasting with Gods, Heroes, and Kings.

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Wheel Intensive

Semester: 

Spring

Offered: 

2020

Dates: February 3 - April 20wheel intensive
Days/Times: Mondays, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Level: Intermediate - Advanced
Instructor: Steve Murphy

Course Description: Focusing primarily on the wheel, this class for intermediate to advanced potters will explore size, form, refinement and surface. Students should arrive with an ideas of what forms and/or techniques that they would like to improve upon during this class. Special attention will be given to creating larger vessels and lids, pouring vessels, multiples and executing more sophisticated forms. Class demonstrations will be given based on student input with the remainder of the class being one-on-one help. (12 classes/13 weeks)

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2018 Sep 15

Visiting Artist Workshop with Bryan Hopkins and Kristen Kieffer

10:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Ceramics Program - Office for the Arts at Harvard

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

work by Kristen Kieffer and Bryan HopkinsVisiting Artist Workshop with Bryan Hopkins and Kristen Kieffer | The Textured Surface in Porcelain

Saturday & Sunday  September 15 & 16, 2018 
10am - 4pm each day
Potluck lunch for those who wish to bring a dish to share.

Join us for a master class in working with porcelain with Bryan Hopkins and Kristen Kieffer. Both artists plan to explore a range of surface treatments while sharing stores and their experiences as contemporary ceramic artists. Both will provide visual presentations pertaining to their journey as artists and with their chosen techniques and use of porcelain clay bodies. Whether your work is functional or sculptural, this workshop will provide you with a chance to explore, experiment and learn. Participants will have the opportunity to try their hand at the various techniques covered in the workshop and receive feedback from other participants and the workshop leaders.

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2018 Jul 11

Gallery Talk: Gardens of the Mind

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

FlowersWai Yee Chiong, the Cunningham Curatorial Fellow in Japanese Art, and Seung Yeon Sang, the Henderson Curatorial Fellow in the Division of Asian and Mediterranean Art, will give the gallery talk Gardens of the Mind

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
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2018 Oct 28

LYNSEY ADDARIO, PHOTOGRAPHER

3:00pm

Location: 

Museum of Science’s Cahners Theater, 1 Science Park, Boston, MA

Lynsey Addario World MusicIt’s What I Do: A Photographer’s Life of Love and War, with photojournalist Lynsey Addario. 

Presented by World Music/CRASHarts
In association with Museum of Science

Ticket Prices: $58, $48, $37, $28
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