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  • 2021 Oct 05

    Art Talk Live: A Sea Shell off the Sea Shore: Van der Ast’s Feathered Cone Shell

    12:30pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Online

    In this intricate drawing, 17th-century Dutch artist Balthasar van der Ast captured the natural beauty of a “feathered cone”—the discarded shell of a sea snail indigenous to the Indo-Pacific. Join curatorial fellow Joanna Seidenstein as she explores the histories of global trade and colonization behind this work and the curatorial questions that have come up in preparation for its display.

    Led by:
    Joanna Seidenstein, Stanley H. Durwood Foundation Curatorial Fellow, Division of European and American...

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  • 2021 Oct 08

    Art Study Center Seminar at Home: Coloring German Expressionism

    11:00am to 12:00pm

    Location: 

    Online

    After the successful release of Coloring Ancient Egypt in 2020, the museums are excited to preview the next in our series of activity books, Coloring German Expressionism. In this seminar, Jen Thum, Lynette Roth, and artist Hannah Herrick will discuss how they conceived the book; the challenge of selecting examples from the Busch-Reisinger Museum’s expansive holdings; and how German expressionism can be an exciting means to explore the dynamic...

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  • 2021 Oct 09

    The Arboretum Experience | Live Performance

    Repeats every month on the 2 of October until Sat Oct 02 2021 . Also includes Sat Oct 09 2021.
    2:00pm

    Location: 

    Arnold Arboretum

    Join us for a live performance as part of The Arboretum Experience, a collaboration between the Arboretum and the American Repertory Theater. Registration is not required.

    This collaboration between the A.R.T. and the Arboretum features audio plays written and performed by artists from Greater Boston and beyond, movement experiences, as well as pop-up music and dance performances, all set against the 281-acre backdrop of one of the jewels of Boston’s Emerald Necklace.

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  • 2021 Oct 12

    Harvard Farmer's Market

    Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Oct 26 2021 except Tue Aug 24 2021.
    12:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Science Center Plaza

    The Farmers' Market at Harvard will open TUESDAY, JUNE 15 for the 2021 season. See the full list of vendors here

    Join us at the market every Tuesday from 12-6pm (*no Market on 8/24), and help support the vital local farmers and food artisans who ensure we have fresh, healthy, safe food!
         
    We will continue to accept SNAP with a weekly maximum SNAP Match of $15.

    June 15, 2021 - October 26, 2021...

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  • 2021 Oct 14

    Virtual Student Guide Tour: Abstract Bodies, with Paul Tamburro

    8:00pm to 8:30pm

    Location: 

    Online

    Paul Tamburro ’22 will explore the tension between abstraction and figural representation in three works of art: a Cycladic figurine from the third millennium BCE; a pair of Chimú earplugs from pre-Columbian Peru; and Georg Baselitz’s 1964 painting Saxon Motif. Throughout the tour, Tamburro will discuss the...

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  • 2021 Oct 19

    Harvard Farmer's Market

    12:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Science Center Plaza

    The Farmers' Market at Harvard will open TUESDAY, JUNE 15 for the 2021 season. See the full list of vendors here

    Join us at the market every Tuesday from 12-6pm (*no Market on 8/24), and help support the vital local farmers and food artisans who ensure we have fresh, healthy, safe food!
         
    We will continue to accept SNAP with a weekly maximum SNAP Match of $15.

    June 15, 2021 - October 26, 2021...

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  • 2021 Oct 23

    The Art and Science of Frogs

    10:30am to 12:30pm

    Location: 

    Online

    Explore the rich diversity of frogs by observing and sketching 3D models printed from Harvard’s research collections. Artist and educator, Erica Beade, will introduce techniques for achieving accurate shapes and capturing volume in your drawings, while herpetologist and researcher, Dr. Mara Laslo, will explain how evolution has generated their amazing diversity. Groups will be limited to twelve, allowing ample time for questions and discussion.

    Members $40/Nonmembers $45.

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  • 2021 Oct 26

    Harvard Farmer's Market

    12:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Science Center Plaza

    The Farmers' Market at Harvard will open TUESDAY, JUNE 15 for the 2021 season. See the full list of vendors here

    Join us at the market every Tuesday from 12-6pm (*no Market on 8/24), and help support the vital local farmers and food artisans who ensure we have fresh, healthy, safe food!
         
    We will continue to accept SNAP with a weekly maximum SNAP Match of $15.

    June 15, 2021 - October 26, 2021...

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  • 2021 Dec 08

    Sketching and Mindfulness

    9:30am to 11:30am

    Location: 

    Online

    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 to quiet inner voices. Using natural objects as our subject matter, we will find ways to focus our attention, learn to see more deeply, and record our observations more carefully. Groups will be limited to twelve, allowing ample time for individual feedback. All skill levels are welcome.

    Members $30/...

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  • 2021 Dec 15

    Botanicals in Colored Pencil

    9:30am to 11:30am

    Location: 

    Online

    Explore the beauty and variety of plant forms using pencil and colored pencil. This online course will introduce botanical drawing techniques beginning with close observation, and follow with techniques for achieving greater accuracy, capturing depth, volume, texture, and color. We will look at examples, discuss techniques, and have plenty of time for drawing and individual feedback. All skill levels are welcome.

    Members $30/Nonmembers $35.

    Advance registration required....

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