Visual Arts

2017 Apr 03

Exhibition: Playing Fair? Title IX at 45 - closes 9/15

Mon - Fri, Apr 9 to Sep 21, 9:00am - 5:00pm

Location: 

Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, 3 James St

Presented by: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
Admission: Free and open to the public
Exhibition Runs: 4/3-9/15 
Gallery hours: Monday-Saturday, 9 AM-5 PM
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This exhibition highlights the 45 years that Title IX has been in effect, on and off the...

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2017 Mar 01

Silhouette as art and entertainment: featuring UK artist Charles Burns

5:30pm

Location: 

Houghton Library, Edison and Newman Room

Presented by: Houghton Library and Charles Burns, silhouette artist
Admission: Free and open to the public

Join us for an engaging lecture and live demonstration of a lost art. The art of cutting profile portraits with scissors is a craft with a fascinating past. Charles Burns, aka The Roving Artist, will trace the history of the silhouette through the centuries, drawing on examples from the...

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How we got here

Gay Rights MarchAn exhibition of photographs at Schlesinger Library highlights an important era of the feminist movement and adds context for eras such as our own. 

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2017 Mar 06

Harvard Treasures Tour: Catching the Wave: Photographs of the Women’s Movement, at the Schlesinger Library

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Radcliffe Institute/Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Yard, 3 James St.

Presented by: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
Admission: $5 for members. Registration required. There is a strict capacity of 15 participants for this tour. Due to the limited capacity, we cannot accommodate non-member guests. Members can register here.
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2016 Nov 07

Catching the Wave: Photographs of the Women’s Movement

9:00am to 5:00pm

Location: 

First floor, Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Yard, 3 James St.

Presented by: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
Admission: Free admission
Hours: Monday-Saturday, 9 AM-5 PM
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Related event: Harvard Treasures Tour: Catching the Wave: Photographs of the Women’s Movement, at the Schlesinger Library: Monday, March 6, 12-1 PM

Among the treasures in the Schlesinger Library are photograph collections that document the women’s liberation movement between the late 1960s and 1980s. This exhibition highlights the work of two influential feminist photographers during that tumultuous era. Bettye Lane and Freda Leinwand spent years capturing the moments—large and small—that transformed American history.... Read more about Catching the Wave: Photographs of the Women’s Movement

2017 Feb 22

Next of Kin: Seeing Extinction through the Artist’s Lens

6:00pm

Location: 

Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street

Presented by: Harvard Museum of Natural History, in collaboration with the Department of Visual and Environmental Studies
Admission: Free and open to the public. 
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How do we understand complex ecological issues such as climate change and species extinction? What role do the arts play in this understanding, compared to—or in collaboration with—the sciences? What is the role of empathy or belief, as opposed to knowledge?

This interdisciplinary panel discussion will explore these important questions within the context of the new HMNH exhibition Next of Kin: Seeing Extinction through the Artist’s Lens, which uses special photography techniques, lighting and sound design, and specimens of extinct or endangered animals from Harvard collections to evoke empathy with our “next of kin.”... Read more about Next of Kin: Seeing Extinction through the Artist’s Lens

2017 Mar 03

Visiting Artist Lecture with Ronan Peterson

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Ceramics Program, 224 Western Avenue, Allston, MA 02134

Ronan Peterson PitcherPresented by Ceramics Program - Office for the Arts at Harvard

Join us as Ronan Kyle Peterson shares unique process of making highly-surfaced, functional work and his life as a studio potter at Nine Toes Pottery in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Ronan is in Boston as a Visiting Artist at Mudflat Studio and you can find out more information on his workshop here.

This lecture is free and open to the public. RSVP here.

 

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2017 Mar 06

Ocean Photography: Inspiring Conservation

5:00pm

Location: 

Sheerr Room, Fay House, 10 Garden St

Presented by: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
Admission: Free and open to the public. Doors open at 4:45 p.m.; lecture begins at 5 p.m.
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Underwater photographer Keith Ellenbogen will showcase his beautiful and compelling images and stories of environmental and marine science expeditions from around the world. In this talk, he will explore the artistry of ocean-based wildlife photography, the technical...

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2017 Feb 17

Visiting Artist Trisha Baga

3:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard

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Public Workshop
Fri, Feb 17, 3­–5:30 pm
Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard: 224 Western Avenue, Allston, MA 02478

Followed by a video screening and reception next door at the Harvard Ed Portal from 5:30 - 7 pm

As the 2017 Josep Lluis Sert Practitioner in the Arts at the Carpenter Center for Visual Arts at Harvard, Trisha Baga will lead an open ceramics session and screening at Harvard Ceramics Program on Feb 17. The event will be the culmination of workshops with VES students that explore the performative and political capacities of clay.

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2017 Jan 17

Exhibition: Material Practice as Research: Digital Design and Fabrication

Tue Jan 17 (All day) to Fri Feb 10 (All day)

Location: 

Gallery 224, Ceramics Program

Exhibition: Material Practice as Research: Digital Design and Fabrication

This exhibition features ceramics in experimental architectural applications made by students from the Harvard Graduate School of Design during the Fall 2016 course, ...

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