Learning & Development

Sketching Animals

July 21, 2021
Capture the diversity of animal forms using pencil and paper in this online workshop on July 29. Learn some techniques for quickly sketching animals, closely observe the details of fur and feather textures, and draw eyes in a way that brings animals to life. Learn more. Read more about Sketching Animals
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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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 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 Sep 22

Drawing Plants & Flowers

9:30am to 11:30am

Location: 

Online

Explore the beauty and variety of plant forms with pencil and paper. Taught by a scientific illustrator, the emphasis in this online workshop will be on close observation and realistic representation. We will explore a range of techniques for achieving more accurate drawings and will delve into contour, gesture, foreshortening, and shading to create volume and depth. Groups will be limited to twelve, allowing ample time for individual feedback. All skill levels are welcome.

Members $30/Nonmembers $35.

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2021 Sep 15

Drawing Birds

9:30am to 11:30am

Location: 

Online

Capture the beauty of birds with pencil and paper in this online workshop. We will explore avian anatomy, step-by-step methods for developing bird drawings, and techniques for drawing feather textures. Groups will be limited to twelve, allowing ample time for individual feedback. All skill levels are welcome.

Members $30/Nonmembers $35.

Advance registration required.

Class will be held over Zoom. To join the program, you will need to download the...

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2021 Aug 12

Drawing Trees

9:30am to 11:30am

Location: 

Online

Artist and Educator Erica Beade

Explore the variety and elegance of tree forms using pencil and paper. We will focus on capturing the shapes and volume of trunks and branches and techniques for drawing foliage in this online workshop. Groups will be limited to ten, allowing ample time for individual feedback. All skill levels are welcome.

Members $30/Nonmembers $35.

Advance registration required.

Class will be held over Zoom. To join the...

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2021 Jul 29

Sketching Animals

9:30am to 11:30am

Location: 

Online

Capture the diversity of animal forms using pencil and paper. Learn some techniques for quickly sketching animals, closely observe the details of fur and feather textures, and draw eyes in a way that brings animals to life. Groups will be limited to twelve, allowing ample time for individual feedback. All skill levels are welcome.

$30 members / $35 nonmembers

Advance registration required.

Class will be held over Zoom. To join the program, you will need to...

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2021 Jul 28

Harvard Recruiters Panel: Succeeding as an Internal Candidate

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Online

Are you interested in learning about what happens after you submit a job application through Harvard Careers? Do you wonder what Harvard recruiters can see in Harvard Careers?

During this panel discussion Harvard staff will hear directly from Harvard recruiters the answers to these questions and additional advice for how to be a successful internal candidate. The panel will address how:

  • the Harvard Careers...
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2021 Aug 02

Virtual Summer Science Week: Spineless Wonders: Session 2

Mon - Fri, Aug 2 to Aug 6, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Location: 

Online

August 2–6, 2021 

Children entering grades 1–4

Grades 3–4 meet 11:00 am–12:00 pm

(9:30am session canceled)

Fees: $63 members/$70 nonmembers

Instructor: Javier Marin

Come explore—virtually—the amazing world of insects, spiders, and other invertebrates at the museum! During live Zoom sessions, see a tarantula up close, help find millipedes, and listen...

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2021 Jul 26

Virtual Summer Science Week: Earth Explorers: Session 2

Mon - Fri, Jul 26 to Jul 30, 9:30am - 12:00pm

Location: 

Online

Children entering grades 1–4

Grades 1–2 meet 9:30–10:30am

Grades 3–4 meet 11:00 am–12:00 pm

Fees: $72 members/$80 nonmembers (Includes a small packet of special materials mailed to your home).

Instructor: Arielle Moon

Dig into earth science with this virtual museum experience. Explore volcanoes, crystals, and fossils! During the live, small-group Zoom sessions, experiment with “lava,” solve a sandy mystery, and see...

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2021 Jul 19

Virtual Summer Science Week: All Together Now: Exploring Ecology

Mon - Fri, Jul 19 to Jul 23, 9:30am - 12:00pm

Location: 

Online

Children entering grades 3–6

Grades 3–4 meet 9:30–10:30 am

Grades 5–6 meet 11:00 am–12:00 pm

Fees: $63 members/$70 nonmembers

Instructor: Javier Marin

Join us as we explore the relationships between living things and the places they live, virtually! During these live, small-group Zoom sessions, learn about how animals, plants and their environments are connected. Get up close and personal with a Madagascan...

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2021 Jul 12

Virtual Summer Science Week: Earth Explorers: Session 1

Mon - Fri, Jul 12 to Jul 16, 9:30am - 12:00pm

Location: 

Online

Children entering grades 1–4

Grades 1–2 meet 9:30–10:30am

Grades 3–4 meet 11:00 am–12:00 pm

Fees: $72 members/$80 nonmembers (Includes a small packet of special materials mailed to your home).

Instructor: Arielle Moon

Dig into earth science with this virtual museum experience. Explore volcanoes, crystals, and fossils! During the live, small-group Zoom sessions, experiment with “lava,” solve a sandy mystery, and see...

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