Visual Arts

2017 Oct 25

A conversation and visual journey with muralist Paul Deo

4:00pm

Location: 

Leverett House Library Theater, 28 Dewolfe St.

muralist Paul DeoDuring his visit on October 25, Paul Deo will talk about the history of murals and present his work during a jointly hosted LFP and Harvard Ed Portal conversation that is open to everyone. The event will be moderated by local artist and Harvard University Extension School student Charity Everett

Presented by: Learning From Performers... Read more about A conversation and visual journey with muralist Paul Deo

2017 Sep 27

Sotheby's Professional in Residence: Career Chat - 9/27

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

54 Dunster St

Presented byOffice of Career Services
For Harvard Undergraduates only. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND 

Interested in combining business and art? Wondering how to break in to the world of art auction houses? Join Samantha Cohen, '12, for a career chat on how to prepare and get your first job in this exciting field. Lunch will be served.

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2017 Sep 02

150th Anniversary Museum Highlights Tour by Harvard Student Guides-Fall 2017

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Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, 11 Divinity Ave

Presented byPeabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology
Tours: Fridays, 12:30 pm; Saturdays & Sundays, 2 pm (September 1-December 1)
Admission: Free with museum admission; no registration required for groups of five or less. For college-age visitors and older. Maximum of 20 people per tour. Call 617-495-3216 for reservations for groups of six or more. 
Tours offered in French, Spanish, Mandarin, Korean and Turkish by special request!

Tours visit highlights on the first and third floors. Guides encourage conversation and are interested in visitor reflections.... Read more about 150th Anniversary Museum Highlights Tour by Harvard Student Guides-Fall 2017

2017 Sep 08

William Henry Fox Talbot and the Birth of Photography: Salted Paper Prints from the Harrison D. Horblit Collection

Fri - Tue, Sep 8 to Nov 14, 9:00am - 7:00pm

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Houghton Library, Keats 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:  September 5-December 16, 2017
Tuesday, September 26, 12:30-1:00 pm, and Wednesday, October 11, 5:30-6:00 pm: View the exhibition with Hope Mayo, Philip Hofer Curator of Printing and Graphic Arts. Also by appointment. For further details, email houghtonlibrary_events@harvard.edu
Hours: Monday, Friday, Saturday: 9 AM-5 PM; Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 9 AM-7 PM

This exhibition presents a rare opportunity to see a dozen original photographs from the earliest days of photography on paper, as invented by William Henry Fox Talbot in late-1830s England and practiced by him and a circle of friends in the 1840s and 1850s.... Read more about William Henry Fox Talbot and the Birth of Photography: Salted Paper Prints from the Harrison D. Horblit Collection

2017 Sep 06

Gallery Talk: Fragonard’s Young Girl Reading

12:30pm to 1:00pm

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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. See website for museum admission.
Museum Hours: Open daily 10am–5pm

Cassandra Albinson, the Margaret S. Winthrop Curator of European Art, will give this gallery talk.... Read more about Gallery Talk: Fragonard’s Young Girl Reading

2017 Sep 12

Gallery Talk: Dutch Drawings in Focus—Works from the Abrams Collection

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. See website for museum admission.
Museum Hours: Open daily 10am–5pm

Susan Anderson, curatorial research associate, will give today’s gallery talk.... Read more about Gallery Talk: Dutch Drawings in Focus—Works from the Abrams Collection

2017 Sep 05

Exhibition: Altered States: Sex, Drugs and Transcendence in the Ludlow-Santo Domingo Library

Tue - Sat, Sep 5 to Dec 16, 9:00am - 5:00pm

Location: 

Houghton Library, Edison and Newman Room

Altered States: Sex, Drugs, and Transcendence in the Ludlow-Santo Domingo Library celebrates one collector’s quest to document the history of the human search for something beyond the limits of ordinary experience.

Presented by: Houghton Library
Admission: Free and open to the public – no Harvard ID necessary to view the exhibitions. 
Exhibition Runs: September 5-December 16, 2017
Hours: Monday, Friday, Saturday: 9 AM-5 PM; Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 9 AM-7 PM
Curator's Tour with Leslie A. Morris: Nov. 15 & Dec. 12 at 12:30 PM and Dec. 14 at 5:30 PM (tours last 45 minutes)
Films at the Harvard Film Archive: Oct. 28, 7 PM: Barbarella; 9 PM: Monkey on My Back... Read more about Exhibition: Altered States: Sex, Drugs and Transcendence in the Ludlow-Santo Domingo Library

2017 Aug 31

Gallery Talk: Chuckles and Barbs—The Satire of Thomas Rowlandson

12:30pm to 1:00pm

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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. See website for museum admission.
Museum Hours: Open daily 10am–5pm

Elizabeth Rudy, the Carl A. Weyerhaeuser Associate Curator of Prints, will give today’s gallery talk.... Read more about Gallery Talk: Chuckles and Barbs—The Satire of Thomas Rowlandson

2017 Sep 12

Opening Reception: "WOLE SOYINKA: Antiquities Through Times and Place

6:00pm

Location: 

102 Mount Auburn St., Harvard Square

Internationally acclaimed dramatist, social critic, and Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka is an avid collector of African artworks including those from his home country of Nigeria. The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art at the Hutchins Center in Harvard Square will feature two dozen of these hand-selected pieces in WOLE SOYINKA: Antiquities Across Times and Place. 

Presented by: The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art... Read more about Opening Reception: "WOLE SOYINKA: Antiquities Through Times and Place

2017 Sep 13

The Cooper Gallery presents “WOLE SOYINKA: Antiquities Through Times and Place”

Wed - Thu, Sep 13 to Dec 21, 10:00am - 5:00pm

Location: 

102 Mount Auburn St., Harvard Square

Presented by: The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art
Admission: Free & open to the public. Galley open Monday-Saturday, 10 AM - 5 PM
On view September 13-December 21, 2017
Opening reception: September 12, 6 PM
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Internationally acclaimed dramatist, social critic, and Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka is an avid collector of African artworks including those from his home country of Nigeria. The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art at the Hutchins Center in Harvard Square will feature two dozen of these hand-selected pieces in WOLE SOYINKA: Antiquities Across Times and Place.... Read more about The Cooper Gallery presents “WOLE SOYINKA: Antiquities Through Times and Place”

2017 Oct 03

Seth Rainville Visiting Artist Lecture

6:00pm to 7:00pm

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Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard

Join us as we welcome 2017-18 Artist in Residence Seth Rainville to the Ceramics Program! Seth Rainville

Seth is the instructor for two courses this fall, Surface and Form and Time Travel with the Vessel Form. Come get to know Seth Rainville and his work during this free lecture. RSVP here.

Seth Rainville is a potter, educator, and curator living in New Bedford, MA. His dedication to his craft and passion for promoting the arts and artists has given Seth the ability to engage in a multi-faceted career. Rainville received his BFA from University of Massachusetts, Dartmouth and has taught at multiple programs including Falmouth Art Center, South County Art Association and has held the title of Curator/Exhibitions Coordinator at the New Bedford Art Museum in New Bedford, MA. Rainville sits on the Advisory Board of Watershed Center for the Ceramic Arts and formerly sat on the Advisory Board of the Arizona State University Ceramic Research Center in Tempe, AZ.... Read more about Seth Rainville Visiting Artist Lecture

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