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2016 Jan 05

Crimson Toastmasters Club

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

124 Mt Auburn Street, 6th Floor

We are a group of Harvard University staff, graduate students, and faculty members who meet to practice public speaking.  Meet every first and third Tuesday of each month from 1-2 p.m.  Learn more.

We invite anyone from the Harvard community to visit our upcoming meetings. Read the FAQs and How It Works.

Harvard Heroes

January 29, 2016

The 2016 Harvard Heroes Program has been announced. Ceremony will be held on June 6 and the nomination period begins in February.  Stay tuned for more information. 

2015 Dec 11

Ceramics Program Holiday Show and Sale

Repeats every day, 3 times .
10:00am to 7:00pm

10:00am to 7:00pm
10:00am to 7:00pm

Location: 

224 Western Ave, Allston

Holiday Show and Sale 2015

December 10, Thursday 4-8 PM
December 11-13 Friday-Sunday, 10 AM-7 PM

The Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard, presents its annual Holidiay Show and Sale December 10–13 in its state-of-the-art facility at 224 Western Avenue, Allston, MA.

More than eighty artists will present an extraordinary selection of ceramic work for sale. From functional dinnerware to sculptural masterpieces, this popular exhibition has something for everyone and attracts several thousand visitors...

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2015 Dec 10

Ceramics Program Holiday Show and Sale

4:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

224 Western Ave, Allston

Holiday Show and Sale 2015

December 10, Thursday 4-8 PM
December 11-13 Friday-Sunday, 10 AM-7 PM

The Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard, presents its annual Holidiay Show and Sale December 10–13 in its state-of-the-art facility at 224 Western Avenue, Allston, MA.

More than eighty artists will present an extraordinary selection of ceramic work for sale. From functional dinnerware to sculptural masterpieces, this popular exhibition has something for everyone and attracts several thousand visitors...

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2015 Nov 17

Spirit Rising: An afternoon with Angélique Kidjo

5:15pm

Location: 

John Knowles Paine Concert Hall

Angélique Kidjo is a Grammy Award winning singer-songwriter and world activist from Benin, noted for her diverse musical influences and creative music videos. Her memoir, "Spirit Rising," was published last year with a preface by Desmond Tutu. She has been a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador since 2002.

The lecture is free and open to the public, but tickets are required. Free tickets available at the Harvard Box Office beginning November 3. 617-496-2222. http://ofa.fas.harvard.edu/boxoffice/...

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Harvard Community Gifts 2016 Campaign

October 28, 2015

Harvard Community Gifts lets you make a charitable donation by convenient payroll deduction to over 50 local and national charities. Gifts are deducted through 2016, providing ongoing support to charities. Campaign is Nov. 9-23. Learn more.

2015 Oct 19

Naked Body Language—Dance is Time and Gesture is Meaningless

4:15pm

Location: 

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Knafel Center

Karole Armitage, RI ’16, artistic director, is renowned for pushing boundaries to create works that blend dance, music, and art to engage in philosophical questions. Through dialogue, video, dance, and discussion, Armitage will explore how meaning is made without words, plot, or story to explore material from theoretical physics to a personal search for meaning. 

Event is free. Registration is required. ...

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2015 Oct 24

The Art of the Woodturner

Repeats every day until Sun Oct 25 2015 .
11:00am to 5:00pm

11:00am to 5:00pm

Location: 

Arnold Arboretum, Hunnewell Building, 125 Arborway, Boston

Turning Wood: The Art of the Woodturner - An Exhibition by the Association of Revolutionary Turners (ART), Central New England Woodturners, and Massachusetts South Shore Woodturners

Join the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University for demonstrations of skill working the lathe. Demonstrations will be held from 11am-5pm on both Saturday and Sunday on the Hunnewell lawn if weather permits, otherwise indoors in the Hunnewell Building. 

October 24-October 25, with an ...

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2015 Nov 12

Rarest of the Rare: Panel Discussion & Book Signing

6:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Museum of Natural History, Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford St.

In the words of biologist Edward O. Wilson, the Harvard Museum of Natural History stands as both "cabinet of wonder and temple of science." Its rich and unlikely history involves literary figures, creationists, millionaires, and visionary scientists, from Asa Gray to Stephen Jay Gould. First published in 2004, Rarest of the Rare tells fascinating stories about the vast and diverse collections of animals, minerals, and plants housed at the museum. To celebrate the book’s reissue, a panel will discuss the relevance of the museum’s scientific collections...

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2015 Nov 01

Day of the Dead Family Event

12:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

Mexican folk dance and live mariachi music help make this a joyful, festive event, designed to remember and welcome back the spirits of loved ones. Decorate a sugar skull, make papel picado (cut-paper banners) and other artwork, and write a message to place upon the Día de los Muertos altar. View contemporary carved and painted folk art from Oaxaca by Ventura and Norberto Fabian. 

Family Event. No advance tickets required.

Snacks and activities free with museum admission. Museum admission is free for Harvard ID holder + one guest...

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2015 Oct 06

New HMNH Gallery Guide Volunteer Training

Repeats every week every Tuesday, 4 times .
5:45pm to 7:45pm

5:45pm to 7:45pm
5:45pm to 7:45pm
5:45pm to 7:45pm

Location: 

Harvard Museum of Natural History

The Harvard Museums of Science & Culture welcome enthusiastic people with various language backgrounds, interests, and levels of education to apply as volunteers. The minimum age for acceptance into the volunteer program is 16Learn more about applying to be a volunteer.

The next HMNH Gallery Guide training course for new volunteers will take place on four consecutive Tuesdays, October 6, 13, 20, and 27, from 5:00 -...

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2015 Dec 08

A Beautiful Question: Finding Nature’s Deep Design

7:00pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

Arnold Arboretum Hunnewell Building

Does the universe embody beautiful ideas? Artists as well as scientists throughout human history have pondered this “beautiful question.” Quantum physicist and Nobel laureate Frank Wilczek has been inspired throughout his career by his intuition to look for a deeper order of beauty in nature, to assume that the universe embodies beautiful forms, whose hallmarks are symmetry—harmony, balance, proportion—and economy.

In this lecture, Professor Wilczek will share...

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2015 Oct 15

The Art and Practice of Saving Seeds

7:00pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

Arnold Arboretum Hunnewell Building

The time-honored tradition of saving seeds merges botany, history, observation, and experience. Lee Buttala, Emmy-award winning TV producer and editor of The Seed Garden, by the Seed Savers Exchange, will provide an overview of plant reproduction and pollination, how to preserve varietal traits, and the many reasons for saving seeds from your favorite heirloom and open-pollinated plants.

Free for members and $5 for nonmembers.

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