Among its many disruptions, the pandemic robbed students of the opportunity to explore works of art, in person, in the Harvard Art Museums. With considerable help from colleagues and some simple technology, however, visiting lecturer and senior scholar Margaret Morgan Grasselli was able to teach her seminar Drawing Lessons from the Art Study Center and to approximate for her students the joy of experiencing artworks up close. Join her as she talks about the challenges she faced and presents favorite drawings by Michelangelo, Rubens, Watteau, and Van Gogh, among others.
Repeats every month on the 2 of October until Sat Oct 02 2021 . Also includes Sat Oct 09 2021.
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.
Repeats every week every Monday until Mon Dec 20 2021 except Mon Oct 11 2021.
10:00am to 11:00am
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.
Repeats every month on the 21 of October until Thu Oct 21 2021 . Also includes Tue Sep 28 2021, Wed Nov 10 2021.
12:00pm to 1:00pm
Harvard’s flexwork guidelines have gone through several iterations to keep them current with the needs of the University and its employees. Now, as we enter a new phase of resuming some familiar practices and experimenting with new ones, Harvard will use flexwork as a dynamic tool both to discover and invent the workplace of the future. The guidelines elaborate on a long-standing practice of flexwork at Harvard, and name emerging questions that will only be resolved over time.
These sessions are designed to provide a high-level overview of the new policy and updated guidelines...