Presented by: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study Admission: Free and open to the public. Doors open at 4:45 p.m.; lecture begins at 5 p.m. More information>
Underwater photographer Keith Ellenbogen will showcase his beautiful and compelling images and stories of environmental and marine science expeditions from around the world. In this talk, he will explore the artistry of ocean-based wildlife photography, the technical...
Overlay, an exhibition created by the multimedia artist Xaviera Simmons for the Radcliffe Institute, uses text-based video, photographs, and soundscapes to feature characters rooted in stories and historical narratives found in the archives of the Radcliffe Institute’s Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America.... Read more about Overlay: Exhibition by Xaviera Simmons
At Radcliffe, Eugene Y. Wang is uncovering how heaven is differently imagined in traditional Chinese art by asking why heaven often appears in unexpected places such as tombs and caves and why going up often involves going down. The larger...
Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA
Presented by: Harvard Art Museums Admission: Free. Following the lecture, the gallery featuring Summer Night (2700) will remain open until 8pm. Museum Hours: Open daily 10am–5pm more info>
On loan to the Harvard Art Museums from the Musée d’Orsay in Paris, Winslow Homer’s Summer Night (1890) is often described as one of the most extraordinary nocturnes in the history of American art. This scene of two women dancing in the moonlight at the water’s edge is one of the first oil paintings Homer completed after settling on the coast of Maine in 1883.... Read more about Winslow Homer’s Summer Night: New Perspectives
This exhibition traces the emergence of the modern understanding of drawing in multiple senses: as an autonomous form of expression; an index of the artist’s personal style; an object of aesthetic contemplation; an epistemological tool; and a commodity.... Read more about Drawing: The Invention of a Modern Medium
Menschel Hall, Lower Level, Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St
Presented by: Harvard Art Museums Admission: Free. Following the lecture, the galleries featuring the exhibition will remain open until 8pm. Museum Hours: Open daily 10am–5pm Exhibition runs: January 21–May 7, 2017 Related event: ...