Visual Arts

2015 Dec 09

Corita Kent: Behind the Scenes

7:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave, Allston

Presented by: Harvard Ed Portal
Free and open to the public. Please RSVP through Evenbrite.

The Ed Portal welcomes Harvard PhD. candidate Eva Payne, who will give a talk on Corita Kent's work and on her experience curating Corita Kent-themed exhibitions at Radcliffe Institute's Schlesinger Library and at the Harvard Art Museums. The event will also feature the screening of a short film documenting Kent's process that was restored for the Harvard Art Museums’ exhibition. You’ll also have the chance to learn up close about the technique of silk screening with local silkscreen artist Dave Tree, whose work is connected to the themes and technique Corita Kent often explored.... Read more about Corita Kent: Behind the Scenes

2015 Nov 04

Apply to join the 2016 Harvard Student Art Show Executive Board!

Wed - Fri, Nov 7 to Nov 16, 9:00am - 11:55pm

Location: 

online

The Harvard Student Art Show is an independent student-run event held 
each spring, which displays and sells the artwork of students from Harvard College and the Harvard graduate schools. The purpose of the show is to expose the Harvard community to art on campus and to provide a public venue for student-artists to showcase their work. As we are looking to recruit students with diverse interests and concentrations to organize and execute this event, many positions do not require previous art or art historical knowledge.

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2015 Nov 14

Allston Open Studios Survey Gallery

Repeats every day until Sun Nov 15 2015 .
12:00pm to 6:00pm

12:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston, MA 02134

Presented by: Harvard Allston Education Portal
Open Studios weekend: Nov. 14 & 15
Exhibition runs
: Nov. 12-Dec. 12
FREE

The Harvard Ed Portal is excited be a host site for Allston ArtsDistrict’s Open Studios!

The survey exhibition, containing one artwork from each participating artist, will be on display during the Open Studios weekend.... Read more about Allston Open Studios Survey Gallery

2015 Dec 03

The Nachtigall Convolute: Metempsychotic Figuration and the Matter of Lost Objects

6:00pm

Location: 

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

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
Free admission. Please enter the museums via the entrance on Broadway.

At this compelling performance-lecture, members of the ESTAR (SER) research consortium will explore the group of mysterious documents known as the “Nachtigall Convolute”—ambiguous but remarkable materials that appear to detail the strange activities of an intimate sodality of scholars, artists, and intellectuals based in Istanbul in the early 1940s. Willing attendees will have an opportunity to experiment with the techniques of “figuration” that seem to be at issue in these puzzling sources.... Read more about The Nachtigall Convolute: Metempsychotic Figuration and the Matter of Lost Objects

2015 Nov 05

Talk: Futurefarmers⎯A Farm Sailed Away and Came Back a Garden

6:00pm

Location: 

Carpenter Center, Level 3, Sert Gallery - 24 Quincy St.

Talk: Thu, Nov 5, 6 pm (suggested RSVP)
Presented by: Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts

Futurefarmers is a group of diverse practitioners aligned through an interest in making work that is relevant to the time and place surrounding them. Participatory in nature, their work manifests as temporary public art, museum exhibitions, publications, bus tours, public programs and most recently permanent public art.... Read more about Talk: Futurefarmers⎯A Farm Sailed Away and Came Back a Garden

2015 Nov 18

Arts Café at Barker: Queer Art Night

8:00pm

Location: 

The Arts Café at Barker Center, 12 Quincy Street

Presented by: Harvard College Queer Students and Allies and The Arts Café at Barker Center

Harvard College Queer Students and Allies is hosting a night of exhibition and performance for Harvard College LGBTQ artists and art! If you're interested in exhibiting or performing your artwork, please fill out the following form: http://goo.gl/forms/76QyTkuwre. The deadline for submissions is Sunday 11/15...

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