Visual Arts

2016 Oct 13

Visiting Artist Workshop with Justin Rothshank

10:00am to 5:00pm

Location: 

Ceramics Program, 224 Western Avenue, Allston, MA 02134

Presented by: Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard

Workshop Description:

In this workshop, Justin Rothshank will focus on making his own ceramic forms on the wheel. He will then introduce how to transfer imagery onto ceramic work using a laser printer and decal paper. An overview of image preparation, printing decals onto decal paper, transferring decals onto greenware and glazed ware, layering of decals, using commercial decals, and firing temperatures for various types of decals. You will learn how to use and fire decals in all kinds of kilns, and we'll specifically talk about electric kilns and soda kilns. 

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2016 Sep 10

Visiting Artist Workshop with Israel Davis and Salvador Jiménez-Flores

10:00am to 5:00pm

Location: 

Ceramics Program, 224 Western Avenue, Allston, MA 02134

Presented by:  Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard

Workshop Description:

In celebration of Salvador Jiménez-Flores' exhibition in Gallery 224 to mark the end of his 2015-2016 residency with the Ceramics Program, Salvador and his former professor, mentor and friend Israel Davis will come together for this one-day workshop. Join us for an in-depth look at utilizing traditional printmaking techniques such as silk-screening onto the ceramic two-dimensional and three-dimensional surface.

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2016 Jul 13

Visiting Artist Lecture with Cheyenne Rudolph

5:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard, 224 Western Ave Allston, MA 02134

Cheyenne Rudolph

Join us on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 for a slide lecture with artist Cheyenne Rudolph. Rudolph’s work blends functional ceramic objects with campy performances and satirical videos. Her absurd domestic scenarios illustrate and challenge stereotypical assumptions about gender roles, proper etiquette, and cultural expectations.

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2016 Jun 20

Reception for Ceramics Program Mural at Somerville Hospital

4:30pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

CHA Somerville Hospital Emergency Department at 230 Highland Ave. Somerville, MA, 02143

The Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard is pleased to announce the installation of a ceramic mural created by students of Instructor Allison Newsome for the CHA Somerville Hospital, part of the Cambridge Health Alliance.

 The public is invited to celebrate this collaborative public art project at a reception at the hospital on Monday, June 20, 2016 from 4:30 – 6 pm at the CHA Somerville Hospital Emergency Department at 230 Highland Ave. Somerville, MA, 02143. Light refreshments will be served. The event will be held in the ED/Main Entrance of Somerville Hospital....

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2016 May 20

The Woven Arc

Fri - Sat, May 25 to Jul 21, 10:00am - 5:00pm

Location: 

The Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art, 102 Mt Auburn St

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
Opening reception: May 19, 6 PM
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THE WOVEN ARC, curated by Gallery Director Vera Ingrid Grant, is a special installation of legacy textiles and hats from the Cooper Hewitt,...

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2016 May 01

Calling All Artists!

Sun - Fri, May 6 to Jun 8, 9:00am - 11:50pm

Location: 

The Harvard Ed Portal

Presented by: Harvard Ed Portal
Eligibility: All artists, especially those living and/or working in Allston-Brighton, are encouraged to apply! Works from all visual mediums are welcome. 
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The Harvard Ed Portal’s Crossings Gallery is excited to announce its first open Call for Artists!

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2016 May 21

Flowers of Evil: Symbolist Drawings, 1870–1910

Sat - Sun, May 26 to Aug 19, 10:00am - 5:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
Admission: Tickets required (see below)
Runs: through August 14
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This exhibition will explore the mysterious visual world of symbolism, a challenging and open-ended cultural phenomenon of the late 19th century. It formed an important bridge between impressionism and modernism, yet was more than these two movements. Symbolism sought to evoke ideas subjectively—through color, form, and composition—rather than objectively representing worldly appearances. The title of the show is inspired by Les Fleurs du Mal, an influential collection of poems by symbolist poet Charles Baudelaire, and thereby alludes to the literary ramifications of the movement.... Read more about Flowers of Evil: Symbolist Drawings, 1870–1910

2016 May 21

Prehistoric Pottery from Northwest China

Sat - Sun, May 26 to Aug 19, 10:00am - 5:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
Admission: Tickets required (see below)
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Ancient pottery vessels are not only works of art but also representations of technical achievement, products of economic value, and windows into understanding ancient history and society. This installation showcases approximately 60 excellent, yet rarely seen prehistoric Chinese ceramics from the collections of the Harvard Art Museums and the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology.... Read more about Prehistoric Pottery from Northwest China

2016 May 21

Drawings from the Age of Bruegel, Rubens, and Rembrandt

Sat - Sun, May 26 to Aug 19, 10:00am - 5:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
Admission: Tickets required (see below)
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The Harvard Art Museums hold one of the most comprehensive U.S. collections of Netherlandish, Dutch, and Flemish drawings from the 15th to 18th century. This exhibition will present about 40 of those drawings, covering five salient themes in the art history of the Netherlands during the 16th and 17th centuries. Works by the period’s outstanding draftsmen will be on view, including Pieter Bruegel, Lambert Doomer, Jacques de Gheyn II, Hendrick Goltzius, Jan van Goyen, Maarten van Heemskerck, Rembrandt van Rijn, Peter Paul Rubens, and Cornelis Vroom.... Read more about Drawings from the Age of Bruegel, Rubens, and Rembrandt

2016 May 06

Circle Up! Continuing the Conversation Conference

Repeats every day until Sun May 08 2016 .
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Location: 

Harvard Graduate School of Education, Appian Way, Gutman Library

Presented by: Continuing the Conversation
Regular Registration: $135
Online registration ends May 4, 2016. Registrations at the door will be accepted for $150. Registrants at the door must pay by check. We encourage participants to register online in advance to take advantage of the pre-conference resources.
May 6-8 (view schedule)
More information and a link to register: aieconversation.org/conferences/circle-up/

Continuing the Conversation, an arts education network born out of the Arts in Education program at the Harvard Graduate School of Education is holding their conference May 6-8, 2016 at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. The event is co-hosted by the Arts in Education program.... Read more about Circle Up! Continuing the Conversation Conference

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