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Those Who Remained: Southern Black Art from the Barrett Collection

In this talk, Aleesa Alexander will draw from the Barrett Collection gift to explore the relationship between migration and black modern art in the American South. While 20th-century African American artists like Jacob Lawrence and Noah Purifoy (both of whom lived in coastal centers) achieved cultural recognition during their lifetimes, their Southern peers generally did not. “Those Who Remained” argues that Southern black artists of the 20th century created a distinct, more intensely abstract version of modernism, one highly reflective of their economic, social, and historical...

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Harvard's School's Out Vacation Camp this February!

Harvard offers a School's Out Vacation Camp program to give parents options during the February and April public-school vacation weeks and one hard-to-cover week at the end of the summer. The program generally runs on three campuses: Cambridge, the Longwood Medical Area, and the Harvard Business School.

The program is open to the children, ages 5 to 12, grades K to 6, of benefits-eligible faculty and staff on a regular Harvard payroll.

Next session will be during the school vacation week in February, Feb 20 -23. (Please note Monday, Feb 19 is a holiday.)...

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Inclusion for Innovation and Engagement for Employees

In this workshop on Feb 13, designed in support of President Faust’s priority to advance the Harvard community on a path from diversity to inclusion, you will focus on skills employees need to help create an environment of inclusion. Participants will explore their current approach and learn strategies to leverage differences and be even more intentionally inclusive. Find class information here.

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Difficult Conversations

This class on January 18 combines exercises and discussion to help you understand the fundamentals of a “difficult conversation”. Based on required pre-reading of the book Difficult Conversations, the workshop concludes with participants preparing for, and having practiced, their own difficult conversation by leveraging learning-partners.... Read more about Difficult Conversations

O&I at Longwood Medical Area

Visit Outings & Innings on January 10 from 11 - 1:30 at Harvard School of Dental Medicine, 190 Longwood Avenue (REB entrance).

NEW - M/C and Visa credit card payment onsite!  

For large orders and orders for trolley passes and Body Mechanics vouchers, please order online in advance by 3pm on Tuesday and request LMA pick up.

Outings & Innings is an internal Harvard University service for staff, faculty, retirees, students and...

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Arboretum for Educators

Arboretum for Educators monthly explorations are a professional development opportunity for elementary and middle school teachers to introduce the Arboretum landscape as an outdoor classroom. Participants learn about hands-on life science topics that may be used or adapted by teachers for their own classrooms and outdoor spaces, network with like-minded educators, and engage in life science learning. View the 2018 schedule. Free, but registration requested.

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