We are seeking Harvard staff who want to show their creative endeavors and artwork. Submissions can range from photography and painting to conceptual pieces, sculpture, design, textiles, film, performing arts, musical compositions or performances, and more.
Apply by December 4, 2020, 11:59 PM!
The Harvard Staff Art Show is an online exhibition celebrating the creative work of the Harvard University staff. The show will open in Spring 2021.
Since we are unable to welcome you into the museums at this time, we are bringing our experts to you in a new online series, Art Study Center Seminars at Home.
When Grenville Lindall Winthrop left his extensive collection to the Fogg Art Museum in 1943, it contained three gold plaques dating to China’s Warring States period (475–221 BCE). Never displayed to the public, the plaques remained a mystery until recent excavations and archival records shed new light on their origins. In this seminar, curator Sarah Laursen investigates the decoration and function of the gold...
The workshop is designed for early career Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) faculty. Participants will hear from experts and participate in small group discussions. Topic areas include balancing multiple pressures and roles; maintaining productivity, motivation, and physical and mental well-being; and mitigating the impact of the pandemic on the progress of early career faculty. Please consider sharing information about this panel with assistant professors in your department. Additional information about each session, including featured panelists and registration details, is... Read more about Keeping Afloat: Strategies for Early Career Faculty
Repeats on the first Friday until Fri Dec 04 2020 except Fri Apr 03 2020.
12:00pm to 2:00pm
ABCD is an informal, University-wide association promoting communication and collaboration on technology-related topics across organizational boundaries. All Harvard affiliates are eligible and welcome to join ABCD. Free buffet lunch and special presenters.
The main ABCD Group generally meets on the first Friday of every month from 12:00pm to 2:00pm. When there is an adjacent Monday holiday, the group meets on the second Friday of the month....
Bringing mindful attention to our skills as parents increases our capacity to form strong bonds with all the members of our family. This is because the practice of mindfulness cultivates the conditions of openness and receptivity in which communication and emotional connection to naturally flourish. In this free workshop, we will learn about becoming more mindful people as well as more mindful parents, able to navigate the inevitable waves of joy and frustration that accompany every parent’s experience with a greater sense of ease. This course will have sessions in different age...
Taught by professional artist and mindfulness practitioner, Erica Beade, this two-hour online workshop will explore how sketching can be a practice for deepening mindful awareness of our surroundings, and how mindful awareness can enrich our sketching practice by helping us quiet inner voices. Using natural objects as our subject matter, we will explore ways to focus our attention, learn to see more deeply, and record our observations more carefully. Groups will be limited to 10, allowing ample time for individual feedback. All skill levels are welcome.
As every office worker knows, sitting for long periods can result in stiffness and discomfort. The gentle stretches and postures taught in this program are designed to increase flexibility at the joints – thereby improving one's range of motion – and also aid in relaxing the hips and lower portions of the body to increase one's ability to sit with ease. Because this practice blends movement in the body with the breath, it is an ideal extension of mindfulness practice.
No previous knowledge of yoga is necessary. This class does not require special clothing or equipment.
This talk will explore teaching about difference in a Divinity School course that looks at connections between the Harlem Renaissance and Mexican Modernism during the 1920s and 1930s. Using holiday-themed examples and compelling visual images, we will juxtapose the lives and works of two important figures in the course: Miguel Covarrubias, a Mexican-born caricaturist who spent most of his life in New York City illustrating for Harlem Renaissance texts and popular magazines, and Elizabeth Catlett, a U.S.-born Black sculptor and printmaker who spent her life in Mexico where she created...
It doesn't matter how much or how little financial planning you've done, or if your retirement is years away – you'll find the Retirewise® workshops well worth your time. And there's no prep work required. This complimentary online workshop will provide you with a step-by-step approach to creating a realistic financial and retirement strategy that works for you over 2 sessions: December 8th and 15th from 9 am to 12:30 pm.
Repeats every month on the 13 of October until Tue Oct 13 2020 . Also includes Tue Nov 17 2020, Tue Dec 08 2020, Tue Jan 19 2021, Tue Feb 02 2021, Tue Mar 16 2021, Wed Apr 28 2021, Tue May 18 2021, Tue Jun 15 2021.
12:00pm to 1:00pm
This first of a free two-part webinar will discuss home financing, mortgage products and services. This option covers the same material in our 90 minute webinars.