Visual Arts

2017 Mar 27

Gallery Talk: Drawing: The Invention of a Modern Medium

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums

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. … Read more about Gallery Talk: Drawing: The Invention of a Modern Medium

2017 Mar 25

Gallery Talk: Social Realism, Social Action

10:30am to 11:00am

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums

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.
Museum Hours: Open daily 10am–5pm
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2017 Mar 24

Modern Art in Technicolor: Art, Film, and American Identity

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, Menschel Hall, Lower Level.

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
Admission: Free with museums admission.
Museum Hours: Open daily 10am–5pm
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Focusing on postwar American art and film, this series examines the formation of national identity. Each screening pairs a work from the museums’ modern and contemporary art collection with a film that speaks to its concerns. As in any dialogue, the… Read more about Modern Art in Technicolor: Art, Film, and American Identity

2017 Mar 23

Gallery Talk: The Stuff of Salcedo’s Sculptures

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.
Museum Hours: Open daily 10am–5pm
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Narayan Khandekar, director of the Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies and senior conservation scientist, and Angela Chang… Read more about Gallery Talk: The Stuff of Salcedo’s Sculptures

2017 Mar 24

Breaking into the Museum - Art + Science at Harvard Panel

11:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

National Council for Education in the Ceramic Arts Conference, Portland, OR

Presented by Ceramics Program - Office for the Arts at HarvardBuildings

 

“Breaking into the Museum - Art + Science at Harvard”
Oregon Ballroom 203 (Level 2)
Friday, March 24, 2017 11:00am

Francesca G. Bewer, Research Curator for Conservation and Technical Studies Programs,
Harvard Art Museums (Delivered by Darrah Bowden - Ceramics Associate)
and
Kathy King, Director of Education, Ceramics Program – Office for the Arts at Harvard, Allston

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2017 Jun 01

Exhibition: Architectural Ceramics Course at Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds

4:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Historic Durant_Kenrick House and Grounds, 286 Waverly Avenue, Newton, MA 02458

Presented by: Ceramics Program - Office for the Arts at Harvard and the Historic Newton's Durant-Kenrick House and GroundsAllison Newsome

Explore striking sculptures created from ceramic pieces stacked together. Students in the Architectural Ceramics course at the Ceramics Program- Office for the Arts at Harvard use architecture as well as the Historic Newton's Durant-Kenrick House and Grounds as inspiration for forms that may combine the human figure, animals, fruit or flowers. This show is part of the Newton Festival of the Arts 2017.

Enjoy viewing these intricate works of art while you stroll through the park. Free. The show runs May 13 through June 10.
Artist reception: Thursday, June 1, 4 p.m.

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2017 Apr 04

Visiting Artist Lecture with Katherine Hackl

Registration Closed 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Ceramics Program, 224 Western Avenue, Allston, MA 02134

Registration: 

Presented by: Ceramics Program - Office for the Arts at Harvard Katherine Hackl

Join us in welcoming Katherine Hackl for a lecture on her stunning vessel and tile work. Hackl recently moved to Boston from Lambertville, New Jersey where she has maintained her pottery and tile studio for over 20 years. She is currently a studio artist at Mudflat Studios, in addition to her ongoing studio work in New Jersey.

This event is free and open to the public. To RSVP, email Kathy King, Director of Education at kking@fas.harvard.edu or sign up below.

 

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2017 Mar 21

Dr. Hendricks at Harvard

6:00pm

Location: 

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

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
Admission: Free and open to the public
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One of the foremost American figurative painters working today, Barkley Hendricks has long been an inspiration for younger artists. For nearly 50 years, his images of friends, acquaintances, and subjects met on the street have enlivened and interrogated art historical genre, while rendering a moving portrait of cultural and historical milieus. Flooding portraiture with oft-overlooked subjects, Hendricks focuses our attention on the conversations and representations surrounding class and race, while delivering his characters with cool wit and style.

Following his talk, Hendricks will be in conversation with Matt Saunders, assistant professor of Visual and Environmental Studies at Harvard University, and students from his painting class.… Read more about Dr. Hendricks at Harvard

2017 Mar 07

MONOTYPE WORKSHOP

6:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Bow & Arrow Press, Adams House

Presented by: Office for the Arts
Admission: Free and open to the Harvard Community; preference is to Harvard College students. 

Use brushes, brayers, rollers and stamps to create artwork on Plexiglas panels, then print images on dampened paper using the intaglio press.… Read more about MONOTYPE WORKSHOP

2017 Mar 08

Talk with Kianja Strobert

6:00pm

Location: 

Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 24 Quincy Street, Cambridge.

Presented by: Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
Admission: Free admission, event will be held on Level 3, CRC/bookshop.
Museum Hours: Galleries open 12–6pm, Thu–Sun.
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Kianja Strobert’s paintings reference the modernist lineage, from Abstract Expressionism to Arte Povera. While Strobert mines past traditions, she… Read more about Talk with Kianja Strobert

2017 Mar 03

The Artist’s Museum

4:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 24 Quincy St.

Presented by: Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
Admission: Free
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Talk

Dan Byers: The Artist's Museum
Anna Craycroft and Ann Reynolds in conversation: "Creative Research" Should be an Oxymoron
Fri, Mar 3, 2017, 4–6 pm
Level 0, Lecture Hall

Screening + Performance

Pierre Leguillon: The Promise of the Screen 
Fri, Mar 3, 2017, 6–8 pm
Level 1 … Read more about The Artist’s Museum

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