Visual Arts

2017 Sep 30

Harvard SEAS | MIT 3D Ceramic Printing Master Class with Bryan Czibesz

Sat - Sun, Oct 6 to Oct 7, 9:00am - 5:00pm

Location: 

Ceramics Program, 224 Western Avenue, Allston, MA 02134

Presented by Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts, Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Arts at MIT Bryan Czibesz

Workshop Description:
Bryan Czibesz, Assistant Professor of Ceramics at SUNY New Paltz, will lead a hands-on workshop and “build-out” on Ceramic 3D Printing for Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and MIT students at the Ceramics Program. A 3D printer will be constructed during his visit that can be accessed by students after the workshop for research purposes. Czibesz is an artist grounded in the tradition of object making who asks questions of authorship and authenticity through varying degrees of engagement and dislocation between the hand and material manipulation. photo credit (right): Richard Burkett, San Diego State University

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2017 May 24

Harlem: Found Ways

Wed - Sat, May 30 to Jul 21, 10:00am - 5:00pm

Location: 

The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African and African American Art, 102 Mt Auburn St.

Presented by: The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African and African American Art
Admission: Free and open to the public
Exhbition Runs: May 24 - July 15, 2017
Hours: Tuesday-Saturday: 10 AM-5 PM
Opening Reception: May 23, 6 PM
Related event: Dawoud Bey in Conversation with Makeda Best, the new Richard L. Menschel Curator of Photography at Harvard Art Museums: May 24, 12 PM. Register here. 

 

 

 

With the exhibition Harlem: Found Ways, the Cooper Gallery presents artistic visions and engagements specific to Harlem, New York City, in the last decades.... Read more about Harlem: Found Ways

2017 May 08

Open House 75: Houghton Library Staff Select

Mon - Sat, May 14 to Aug 25, 9:00pm - 5:00pm

Location: 

Houghton Library, Edison and Newman Room

Presented by: Houghton Library
Admission: Exhibitions at Houghton Library are free and open to the public – no Harvard ID is necessary to view the exhibitions. 
Exhbition Runs: May 8-August 19, 2017
Opening Reception: May 16, 4 PM
Hours: Monday, Friday, Saturday: 9 AM-5 PM; Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 9 AM-7 PM
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2017 May 23

Lecture: The Hungry Eye: Art and Ambition in Copley’s Boston

3:00pm

Location: 

Menschel Hall, Lower Level, Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St.

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
Admission: Free with museums admission
Museum Hours: Open daily 10am–5pm
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John Singleton Copley grew up in mid-18th-century Boston, which maps proclaimed “the metropolis of New England.” For at least a generation, scholars accepted this description, emphasizing the cosmopolitanism of the town—a British seaport whose chattering classes called London “home”—and imagined Harvard as a seat of learning with firm claims to membership, even leadership, in a global republic of letters. Copley’s biography reveals a more complicated place, where it was easier to read than to see and easier to yearn than to achieve.... Read more about Lecture: The Hungry Eye: Art and Ambition in Copley’s Boston

2017 May 02

Junction: Works by Eli Portman and Konstantin Simun

Tue - Thu, May 8 to May 31, 10:00am - 7:00pm

Location: 

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

Presented by: Harvard Ed Portal
Admission: Free
Runs: May 2-25
Gallery Hours: Monday-Thursday: 10 am-7 pm, Friday: 10 am-5 pm
Reception: May 18, 5 PM
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The Harvard Ed Portal is proud to present a reception celebrating Junction: Works by...

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2017 Apr 28

VES Open Studios

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

24 Quincy Street and 6 Linden Street

Presented by: Department of Visual and Environmental Studies at Harvard
Admission: Free and open to the public
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Student work displayed comes from the following courses; Making Things: Form, Function and Materials; Conceptual Figure; Sculptural Dimensions; Building Thought; Intro to Still Photography; Loitering; Principals and Plasticity: Intermediate Painting Course; Post Brush; Slow Photography...

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2017 Apr 25

Overlay Exhibition Opening Discussion with Xaviera Simmons

5:00pm

Location: 

Knafel Center, Radcliffe Yard, 10 Garden St.

Presented by: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
Admission: Free and open to the public. Please register and join us.
Exhibition Runs: 4/26-7/1 
Gallery hours: Monday-Saturday, 12-5 PM
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In this discussion, Simmons will talk about her new exhibition Overlay, which uses text-based video, photographs, and soundscapes to feature characters rooted in stories and historical narratives found in the archives of the Radcliffe Institute’s Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America.... Read more about Overlay Exhibition Opening Discussion with Xaviera Simmons

2017 Jun 08

Media Bichos: Wavelinks

Thu - Sun, Jun 14 to Sep 30, 12:00pm - 6:00pm

Location: 

Level 1, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 24 Quincy St

Presented by: Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
Admission: Free and open to the public
Runs: June 8-September 24
Galleries: 12–6 PM,  Thu–Sun
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Renée Green’s Pacing residency continues with a summer installation of Media Bichos: Wavelinks in CCVA’s Level 1 Gallery space.

Designed...

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2017 May 18

Aki Sasamoto: Talk on Good Food

6:00pm

Location: 

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

Presented by: Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
Admission: Free and open to the public
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Aki Sasamoto is a New York-based, Japanese artist, working with sculpture, dance, video, sound, and installation. Her installations are arrangements of sculpturally altered found objects, in which Sasamoto weaves constructed narratives that are personal yet open to relation and reflection. As part of her practice...

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2017 Apr 28

Opening Reception: VES 2017 Senior Thesis: elsewhere—here

5:00pm

Location: 

Level 1 + 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
Opening Reception: Fri, Apr 28, 5 pm
Runs: April 28-May 26
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For many Visual and Environmental Studies students, the Senior Thesis is the capstone experience in the department. Students...

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2017 May 18

Trisha Baga: CCC (Ceramics Club Cambridge) - closes 9/17

Thu - Sun, May 24 to Sep 23, 9:00pm - 6:00pm

Location: 

Level 0, Display Case, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 24 Quincy St

Presented by: Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
Admission: Free and open to the public
Runs: May 18-September 17
Galleries: 12–6 PM,  Thu–Sun
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Why make ceramic protest signs? Because we will be protesting these things for a long time to come….This proposition informs the CCVA...

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2017 Apr 28

Contemporary Clay Symposium Rebroadcast

11:00am to 4:30pm

Location: 

Ceramics Program, 224 Western Avenue, Allston, MA 02134

Presented by: Western Carolina University Fine Art Museum

Event Description:

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This event featured a wide variety of makers who use clay as a part of their artistic practice. Curated by Heather Mae Erickson, Assistant Professor of Art at Western Carolina University, the exhibition...

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2017 Jun 05

Visiting Artist Workshop with Shozo Michikawa

1:00pm to 5:30pm

Location: 

Ceramics Program, 224 Western Avenue, Allston, MA 02134

Presented by: Ceramics Program - Office for the Arts at HarvardShozo 1

Workshop Description

Join us in welcoming Michikawa to Boston for his solo exhibition with Lacoste Gallery. Michikawa has exhibited extensively in Japan and around the world, including London, Berlin and New York, the Philippines, Mongolia, France and China. The artist will provide a half-day demonstration of his art making process beginning at 1:00pm. The day will conclude with a slide lecture of his work at 5:00pm. Michikawa is hugely inspired by the power and energy of nature in its every form. It is his belief that nature would ultimately triumph over science and civilizations. The beauty that nature offers such as seen in the formation of rocks, mountains, deserts and the seas are unparalleled and conversely natural disasters brought on by tsunamis, earthquakes and erupting volcanoes cannot be underestimated.

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