Visual Arts

2017 Apr 26

Overlay: Exhibition by Xaviera Simmons

Wed - Sat, May 2 to Jul 7, 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Location: 

Johnson-Kulukundis Family Gallery, Byerly Hall, 8 Garden St

Presented by: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
Admission: Free and open to the public
Exhibition Runs: 4/26-7/1 
Gallery hours: Monday-Saturday, 12-5 PM
Overlay Exhibition Opening Discussion: Tuesday, April 25, 5 PM
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Overlay, an exhibition created by the multimedia artist Xaviera Simmons for the Radcliffe Institute, 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 by Xaviera Simmons

2017 May 10

Lecture: “Oh My Heaven”: How Does Chinese Art Domesticate the Above?

4:00pm

Location: 

Sheerr Room, Fay House, 10 Garden St

Presented by: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
Admission: Free and open to the public

Lecture by Eugene Y. Wang RI '17

At Radcliffe, Eugene Y. Wang is uncovering how heaven is differently imagined in traditional Chinese art by asking why heaven often appears in unexpected places such as tombs and caves and why going up often involves going down. The larger...

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2017 Mar 22

Exhibition: No Time, No Place, No Body

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Johnson-Kulukundis Family Gallery, Byerly Hall, 8 Garden St

Presented by: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
Admission: Free and open to the public
Exhibition Runs: 2/1-3/4 
Gallery hours: Monday-Saturday, 12-5 PM
Related events: 3/22, 4 PM: Fellow’s presentation by A.K. Burns in Sheerr Room, Fay House; 3/22, 5 PM: Opening reception in the Gallery

The three artworks by A.K. Burns displayed in the Johnson-Kulukundis Family Gallery span more than a decade of the artist’s diverse practice.... Read more about Exhibition: No Time, No Place, No Body

2017 Feb 01

After the River: Exhibition by Lamia Joreige

Wed - Sat, Feb 7 to Mar 10, 12:00pm - 5:00pm

Location: 

Johnson-Kulukundis Family Gallery, Byerly Hall, 8 Garden St

Presented by: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
Admission: Free and open to the public
Exhibition Runs: 2/1-3/4 
Gallery hours: Monday-Saturday, 12-5 PM
Related events: 2/1, 4 PM: "Under-Writing Beirut—Ouzaï," Fellow’s presentation by Lamia Joreige in Knafel center; 2/1, 5 PM: Opening reception in the Gallery

This exhibition uncovers the different facets of Nahr Beirut (Beirut River) with its recent and rapid transformations from dumping ground to a place scheduled for ambitious development.... Read more about After the River: Exhibition by Lamia Joreige

2017 Jan 11

Renée Green: FAM Case (2001–2016)

11:25am

Location: 

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

Presented byCarpenter Center for the Visual Arts
Runs: Jan 26–Apr 16 
Free and open to the public
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Related event: Renée Green: Partially Buried Film Series>

As the 2016–18 Institution (Building) artist, Renée Green presents Pacing, a two-year engagement with the Carpenter Center.... Read more about Renée Green: FAM Case (2001–2016)

2017 Feb 01

Winslow Homer’s Summer Night: New Perspectives

6:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
Admission: Free. Following the lecture, the gallery featuring Summer Night (2700) will remain open until 8pm.
Museum Hours: Open daily 10am–5pm
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On loan to the Harvard Art Museums from the Musée d’Orsay in Paris, Winslow Homer’s Summer Night (1890) is often described as one of the most extraordinary nocturnes in the history of American art. This scene of two women dancing in the moonlight at the water’s edge is one of the first oil paintings Homer completed after settling on the coast of Maine in 1883.... Read more about Winslow Homer’s Summer Night: New Perspectives

2017 Jan 21

Drawing: The Invention of a Modern Medium

Sat - Sun, Jan 27 to May 13, 10:00am - 5:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St.

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
Admission: See website for admission infomation.
Museum Hours: Open daily 10am–5pm
Exhibition runs: January 21–May 7, 2017
Related eventsGallery Talk: Drawing: Medium, Discourse, Object, Feb. 1, 12:30-1 PM; Drawing: Medium, Discourse, Object, Feb. 8, 6-7:30 PM
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This exhibition traces the emergence of the modern understanding of drawing in multiple senses: as an autonomous form of expression; an index of the artist’s personal style; an object of aesthetic contemplation; an epistemological tool; and a commodity.... Read more about Drawing: The Invention of a Modern Medium

2017 Feb 06

Gallery Talk: Lluís Borrassà’s Saint John the Baptist and Saint Barbara

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St.

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
Admission: Free with museums 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 admissions desk. Museums staff will be on hand to collect tickets. ...

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2017 Feb 02

Gallery Talk: Back Stories

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St.

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
Admission: Free with museums 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 admissions desk. Museums staff will be on hand to collect tickets. See website for museum admission.
Museum Hours: Open daily 10am–5pm
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Elizabeth Molacek, the Frederick Randolph Grace Curatorial Fellow in Ancient Art, will give today’s gallery talk.... Read more about Gallery Talk: Back Stories

2017 Feb 01

Gallery Talk: Drawing: The Invention of a Modern Medium

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St.

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
Admission: Free with museums 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 admissions desk. Museums staff will be on hand to collect tickets. ...

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2017 Jan 26

Gallery Talk: Abstraction in Postwar Germany

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St.

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
Admission: Free with museums 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 admissions desk. Museums staff will be on hand to collect tickets. ...

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