Visual Arts

2016 Oct 28

Raúl Zurita and Cristóbal Lehyt: Conceptual Stumblings

4:00pm

Location: 

Center for Government and International Studies South, 1730 Cambridge Street, Room S-216

Presented by: Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
Admission: Free
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Talk + Performance: A panel discussion on the rise and development of Chilean conceptual art will be followed with a performance-lecture by poet and conceptual artist Raúl Zurita and visual artist Cristóbal Lehyt. 

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2016 Oct 04

College Night at the ICA: The Young and the Curious

6:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston, 25 Harbor Shore Drive, Boston

Presented by: Institute of Contemporary Art
Tickets: Free; for undergraduates of these participating University Member collegeslimited capacity.
More information: College night event page

Boston’s universities and colleges will take over the ICA on October 4 from 6–9 PM for the ICA’s annual College Night! Located in the city’s hottest neighborhood, the ICA is your entry point to the best of contemporary culture. Join us for this contemporary take on all Boston has to offer: art, food, music, and fun.... Read more about College Night at the ICA: The Young and the Curious

2016 Oct 19

Lecture: Urban Art Interventions, 1970s Chile

3:30pm

Location: 

Fong Auditorium, Boylston Hall (Room 110)

Presented by: Cultural AgentsDRCLAS & CCVA
Admission: Free and open to all

Speaker: Liz Munsell, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Liz Munsell will present an in-depth lecture Urban Art Interventions,1970s Chile at 3:30 pm as part of the Cultural Agents course at Harvard University in the Fong Auditorium, Boylston Hall (Room 110). She will then introduce the hands-on workshop which will take place at the CCVA at 5:30pm.... Read more about Lecture: Urban Art Interventions, 1970s Chile

2016 Oct 19

Luz Donoso: Urban Art Interventions

5:30pm

Location: 

Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 24 Quincy St.

Presented by: Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
Admission: Free and open to all. RSVP here
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Talk + Workshop

Luz Donoso, born in Santiago, Chile in 1921 and died 2008, was a graphic artist, muralist, political activist, and teacher. Beginning in the mid-1960s, she was one of the most prominent participants in the widespread muralist movement in support of Salvador Allende’s presidential campaign.... Read more about Luz Donoso: Urban Art Interventions

2016 Oct 05

Talk: Douglas Crimp: Before Pictures

5:30pm

Location: 

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

Presented by: Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
Admission: Free
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Part autobiography and part cultural history, Before Pictures is a courageous account of an exceptional period in both art historian Douglas Crimp’s life and the life of New York City. Crimp will read from his book, followed by a conversation with Harvard professor Carrie Lambert-Beatty.... Read more about Talk: Douglas Crimp: Before Pictures

2016 Nov 04

Doris Salcedo: The Materiality of Mourning

Fri Nov 4, 10:00am to Sun Apr 9, 5:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
Admission: see website
Museum HoursOpen daily 10am–5pm
ExhibitionNovember 4, 2016–April 9, 2017
Opening Celebration: November 2, 2016 at 6 PM features panel discussion with artist Doris Salcedo, author and Harvard professor Elaine Scarry, and curator Mary Schneider Enriquez. Open galleries 5–9 PM, and reception. more info>

A new exhibition featuring recent works by Salcedo, an internationally acclaimed artist whose sculpture and installations transform familiar, everyday objects into moving and powerful testimonies of loss and remembrance. Curated by Mary Schneider Enriquez, the Houghton Associate Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Harvard Art Museums.... Read more about Doris Salcedo: The Materiality of Mourning

Ditching digital

Armed with his father's old Hasselblad camera in Greece, a photographer learns the challenges and joys of shooting with film.

By Stergios Dinopoulos ’17
2016 Artist Development Fellow

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2016 Oct 05

Exhibition: Refugee Crisis

7:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave, Allston

Presented by: Harvard Ed Portal
Admission: Free; RSVP here.
Exhibition runs: TBA 
Reception: Oct. 5, 7 PM, followed by 7:30-9 PM discussion with Nieman Fellows

The Harvard Ed Portal, together with the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard, is proud to present the work of Maciek Nabrdalik. Nabrdalik, a current Nieman Fellow, is a Warsaw-based documentary photographer and member of the VII Photo Agency, whose primary focus is on sociological changes in Eastern Europe.... Read more about Exhibition: Refugee Crisis

2016 Sep 19

Opening reception: Carrie Mae Weems: I once knew a girl...

6:00pm

Location: 

The Cooper Gallery, 102 Mt Auburn St, Cambridge

Presented by: The Cooper Gallery
Admission: Free and open to the public
Exhibition dates: Tuesday, September 20, 2016-Sunday, January 7, 2017
Gallery Hours: Tu-Sa 10am-5pm
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OPENING RECEPTION: Monday, September 19, 6 PM
Artist Tour + Reception: Wednesday, September 28, 6 PM
Sundays at the Gallery: Sunday, November 6, 12 NOON
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2016 Sep 20

Carrie Mae Weems: I once knew a girl...

Tue Sep 20, 10:00am to Sat Jan 7, 5:00pm

Location: 

The Cooper Gallery, 102 Mt Auburn St, Cambridge

Presented by: The Cooper Gallery
Admission: Free and open to the public
Exhibition dates: Tuesday, September 20, 2016-Sunday, January 7, 2017
Gallery Hours: Tu-Sa 10 AM-5 PM
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OPENING RECEPTION: Monday, September 19, 6 PM
Artist Tour + Reception: Wednesday, September 28, 6 PM
Sundays at the Gallery: Sunday, November 6, 12 NOON
Artist Roundtable: Monday, December 5, 4 PM
Winter Open House: Saturday, January 7, 2017, all day... Read more about Carrie Mae Weems: I once knew a girl...

2016 Sep 12

Exhibition: How We View Physicians - Images Influence and Roles

2:25pm

Location: 

Sandra Naddaff and Leigh Hafrey Three Columns Gallery at Mather House

Presented by: Mather House and Drs. Arthur Barsky, Christie McDonald and Michael Rosengarten; Elaine Dong
Admission: Free. Harvard ID required to access the gallery; members of the public should ask the security guard in the building manager’s office to gain entrance.
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