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2017 Jun 05

Harvard Heroes 2017 Award Ceremony

3:30pm

Location: 

Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

Now in its sixth year as a University-wide recognition program, Harvard Heroes celebrates the accomplishments of Harvard staff whose work supports the mission of Harvard at the highest levels of contribution, impact and excellence.

This year’s Harvard Heroes awards ceremony, hosted by President Drew G. Faust, will be held:

Monday, June 5, 3:30 p.m.
Memorial Hall, Sanders Theatre
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2017 Apr 05

An Afternoon of Engagement

2:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Sanders Theatre, Cambridge

President Drew Faust and Tracy Palandjian, a member of the Board of Overseers, will host this event, an exciting interactive workshop for students, staff, and faculty to explore what the concepts of inclusion and belonging mean for Harvard's campus. All members of the community are welcome and encouraged to attend. Registration information and additional details can be found on the ...

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2017 Mar 15

Take the Stairs 2017 – Harvard University Wide Campaign

(All day)

Location: 

Online

Take the Stairs is an annual team-based campaign to encourage and support movement throughout the Harvard community. After many years at the T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Harvard Medical School in 2016, the campaign is expanding to the entire University.

Take the Stairs is brought to you by EcoOpportunity, Harvard’s Longwood Campus (HLC) Green Team and the Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health’s WebTeam. Historically, hundreds of members of the HLC community sign up to Take the Stairs as a team, putting their best foot forward, striving to reach the highest of peaks...

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2017 Mar 28

Gallery Talk: A New Leader in Times of Uncertainty

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

Jessie Park, the Rousseau Curatorial Fellow in European Art, will give today’s gallery talk.

Offered during the first 100 days of the new U.S. administration, these talks look closely at selected works from across the collections and from around the world to consider questions of political power and activism, human rights and planetary consciousness, national borders and global citizenship, and the role of the arts in various historical contexts.

Free with museums admission. This talk is limited to 15 people and tickets are required. Ten minutes before the talk, tickets will...

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2017 Mar 20

Gallery Talk: Activation of Moholy-Nagy’s Light Prop for an Electric Stage

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

Melissa Venator, the Engelhorn Curatorial Fellow in the Busch-Reisinger Museum, will give today’s gallery talk.

Free with museums admission. This talk is limited to 15 people and tickets are required. Ten minutes before the talk, tickets will become available at the admissions desk.

Please meet in the Calderwood Courtyard, in front of the digital screens between the shop and the admissions desk. Museums staff will be on hand to collect tickets.

Gallery talks are offered by curators, conservators, fellows, and other museums staff; they focus on aspects of the installation...

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2017 Mar 14

Gallery Talk: Race and Citizenship

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

Makeda Best, the Richard L. Menschel Curator of Photography, will give today’s gallery talk.

Offered during the first 100 days of the new U.S. administration, these talks look closely at selected works from across the collections and from around the world to consider questions of political power and activism, human rights and planetary consciousness, national borders and global citizenship, and the role of the arts in various historical contexts.

Free with museums admission. This talk is limited to 15 people and tickets are required. Ten minutes before the talk, tickets will...

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2017 Mar 13

Gallery Talk: The Materiality of Mourning (in Spanish)

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street Cambridge MA

Jerónimo Duarte Riascos, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at Harvard University, will give a gallery talk in Spanish about the special exhibition Doris Salcedo: The Materiality of Mourning, on view from November 4, 2016 to April 9, 2017.

Free with museums admission. This talk is limited to 15 people and tickets are required. Ten minutes before the talk, tickets will become available at the admissions desk.

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2017 Mar 09

Midday Organ Recital: Harvard Organ Society

Repeats every 2 weeks every Thursday until Thu Mar 23 2017 .
12:15pm to 12:45pm

12:15pm to 12:45pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, Adolphus Busch Hall, 29 Kirkland Street Cambridge MA

At this recital, members of the Harvard Organ Society will perform on Harvard’s famous 1958 D. A. Flentrop organ. Audience members are invited to lunch quietly while listening.

Free admission

Presented by the Harvard Organ Society in collaboration with the Harvard Art Museums and Memorial Church.

 

2017 Mar 06

Harvard Treasures Tour: Catching the Wave: Photographs of the Women’s Movement

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Radcliffe Institute/Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Yard, 3 James Street Cambridge MA

Research librarian Diana Carey and photo archivist Joanne Donovan, from the Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, will lead this tour of the library’s photography exhibition Catching the Wave: Photographs of the Women’s Movement.

$5 for members. Registration required. There is a strict capacity of 15 participants for this tour. Due to the limited capacity, we cannot accommodate non-member guests.

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2017 Mar 22

A Conversation with Yo-Yo Ma: Culture, Connection, and Citizenship in a Time of Change

5:00pm

Location: 

John Knowles Paine Concert Hall

Culture, Connection, and Citizenship in a Time of Change featuring Ma and members of the Silk Road Ensemble in a lecture/presentation beginning at 5:00pm on Wednesday, March 22 in John Knowles Paine Concert Hall on the Harvard University campus. The lecture is free and open to the public; no tickets are required. Seating will be available on a first-come, first-seated basis.

2017 Feb 22

2017 Harvard Heroes Nominations Open

(All day)

Harvard Heroes are those staff who inspire us through their work, leadership, and excellence. Do you have a colleague who is a Harvard Hero? Learn more about the program, nomination process and criteria on the Harvard Heroes webpage.

 

 

2017 Apr 23

The Natural History of Your Favorite Foods

10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue, Cambridge, MA 02138

At last you get to play with your food! Meet archaeologists and use your observational skills to compare ancient wild plant and animal species to modern ones. Taste, process, and handle new and old world ingredients from favorite foods like pizza, french fries, and chocolate cake, and learn how they became the staples of the American diet we enjoy today. 

Free and open to the public. Recommended for ages 9 and older.
Presented in collaboration with the Cambridge Science Festival

 

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