Visual Arts

  • At the OFA: Ceramics Program | Figure Drawing Course | Public Art. At Harvard: Studio Art (VES) | Museums & Galleries

    Visual Arts

    At the OFA: Ceramics Program | Figure Drawing Course | Public Art. At Harvard: Studio Art (VES) | Museums & Galleries

Ceramics Program

Known internationally for its leadership in the field, the OFA Ceramics Program provides a creative studio and laboratory study environment for Harvard students, staff, and faculty, as well as designers, artists, scholars, and scientists from the greater Boston, national and international arenas. Courses, workshops, master classes and special events are offered in the program's 15,000-square-foot studio at 224 Western Ave., near the Harvard Stadium in Allston. more...

Figure Drawing

Instructor and multi-disciplinary artist Heddi Siebel teaches weekly Figure Drawing classes sponsored by the OFA in the Currier "Tree House" each semesters. Priority is given to Harvard undergraduates; a limited number of spots are open to Harvard graduate students. A small registration fee is charged. more...

Public Art

The OFA's Public Art Program pursues explorations of public spaces by commissioning emerging or established artists to develop new work at Harvard. Artist lectures, student visits to project sites in the Boston area, and a co-curricular course in which students collaborate to create a work for the annual ARTS FIRST festival, guided by a Boston-based artist, are also part of the program. more...

Studio Art

The Department of Visual and Environmental Studies (VES) is the curricular home of a broad range of studio arts and more theoretical studies. The department offers studio courses in areas that include painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking, design, film, video, animation, and photography. VES also offers lecture courses and seminars in film history and theory, studies of the built and natural environment, design and urbanism, and contemporary arts. The Office for the Arts does not offer any curricular courses in studio arts.

The Dmitri Hadzi Visual Arts Grant

This grant honors the legacy of Dimitri Hadzi, renowned sculptor and beloved professor of Visual and Environmental Studies. The Hadzi grant is awarded each year to a student doing exemplary original work in the studio arts, including sculpture, drawing, print-making and/or painting. more...