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2018 Dec 05

Tour: Mutiny: Works by Géricault

3:30pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Join us for an in-depth tour of our exhibition Mutiny: Works by Géricault, on view from September 1, 2018 through January 6, 2019. This tour will be led by A. Cassandra Albinson, the Margaret S. Winthrop Curator of European Art.

Mutiny: Works by Géricault explores compelling images by the Romantic period’s most influential artist, Théodore Géricault (1791–1824), whose powerful legacy endured long past his untimely death in his early 30s. Approximately 40...

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2018 Dec 04

Gallery Talk: Inside the Camera: Vera Lutter’s Pepsi Cola Interior, XVI

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Laura Panadero, the Craigen W. Bowen Paper Conservation Fellow, and Marina Isgro, the Nam June Paik Research Fellow, will give this gallery talk.

Our galleries are full of stories—this series of drop-in talks gives visitors a chance to hear the best ones! The talks highlight new works on view, take a fresh look at old favorites, investigate artists’ materials and techniques, and reveal the latest discoveries by curators, conservators, fellows, visiting artists, technologists, and other contributors.

Free with museums admission. Gallery talks are limited to 15 people...

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2018 Dec 01

Visual AIDS’ Day With(out) Art: ALTERNATE ENDINGS, ACTIVIST RISINGS

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

This year’s Day With(out) Art program, ALTERNATE ENDINGS, ACTIVIST RISINGS, highlights the impact of art in AIDS activism and advocacy today. These compelling short videos from six inspiring community organizations and collectives—ACT UP New York, Positive Women’s Network, Sero Project, The SPOT, Tacoma Action Collective, and VOCAL-NY—together represent a wide range of organizational strategies, from direct action to grassroots service providers to nationwide movement building, while considering the role of creative practices in...

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2018 Dec 01

Tour (in Spanish): Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World: Feasting with Gods, Heroes, and Kings

10:30am to 11:30am

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Visita guiada: Vasijas del Mundo Antiguo en Forma de Animales: Festejando con Dioses, Héroes y Reyes

Acompáñenos en un recorrido amplio, en español, de nuestra exposición especial Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World: Feasting with Gods, Heroes, and Kings, en vista desde el 7 de septiembre de 2018, hasta el 6 de enero de 2019. La visita será guiada por Frances Gallart Marqués, la becaria...

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2018 Dec 01

Free Admission Day: Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World

10:00am to 5:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

On first Saturdays from October through January, the Harvard Art Museums will offer free admission to all visitors in recognition of the generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities in support of our current special exhibition, Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World: Feasting with Gods, Heroes, and Kings (on view September 7, 2018–January 6, 2019).

We invite you to explore the special...

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Harvard Art Museums shop - holiday discount for ID holders

November 21, 2018

To celebrate the holiday season, the Harvard Art Museums are pleased to offer a 15% discount in our shop to all Harvard ID holders; the promotion runs Monday, November 26 through Saturday, December 15, 2018. Show your valid Harvard ID to receive the discount. 

2019 Jan 18

FreeCycle

Repeats every month on the 15 of March until Fri Mar 15 2019 . Also includes Fri May 17 2019.
11:00am to 2:00pm

11:00am to 2:00pm
11:00am to 2:00pm

Location: 

124 Mt Auburn St Lobby
Bring your unwanted household goods, office supplies and equipment to 124 Mt Auburn lobby and take away what you need! Also bring kitchen supplies including pots & pans, silverware, plates, crockery, glassware, books, CD’s, clothing, toys, unopened cosmetics, nonperishable food, linens, tools and all other reusables!
 
Harvard Recycling will deliver a good “seed supply” at 11 and will take away all unclaimed goods. Help reuse, save money and build community by FreeCycling! Email rob_gogan@harvard.edu if you have any questions.
2018 Dec 05

UN Climate Negotiations

6:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Law School, Pound Hall Room 102

The Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School is pleased to present:

UN Climate Negotiations: What has been achieved, where have we failed and what lessons can be drawn?

With Dr. Stefanos Mouzas. Professor Mouzas will share findings from his research on the multi-party, multi-issue negotiations involved in UN conferences on climate change, held between 2005 and 2017. His work builds on behavioural science to examine the dynamic process of responses to climate change. He will discuss key obstacles that hinder negotiations at the UN, and offer insights into why it...

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2018 Nov 27

HGSE Lighting Fair

11:00am to 2:00pm

Location: 

Gutman Library, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Just after the Thanksgiving break and in the spirit of Harvard’s new vision for a fossil-fuel free future, pick up some great sustainable holiday gifts, such as energy-efficient LED bulbs, power strips, desk lamps and water-saving showerheads, as well as other energy- and water-saving products.

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2018 Dec 05

Driving Innovation at Harvard: A University-wide Learning Event

3:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Klarmen Hall, Harvard Business School

Harvard Business Publishing, in partnership with the Harvard University Center for Workplace Development and Harvard Business School, invites you to attend a unique learning and community-building event designed to foster a culture of innovation throughout Harvard. 

Join colleagues from across the University in a celebration of learning, innovative thinking, and community, and to honor the 20th anniversary of Harvard ManageMentor. This session, using the Harvard ManageMentor Café model, will engage you in a live interactive discussion around innovation and innovation...

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2019 Jan 05

Exploring Science Together: Dinosaurs!

10:30am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

Come dig deeper and explore the fossil world of the dinosaurs! Discover what makes a dinosaur a dinosaur, and participate in a “fossil dig” with real dinosaur fossils. Explore our amazing collection of vertebrate paleontology with fun gallery activities. Compare dinosaurs to live modern animals and learn how paleontologists know what a dino’s daily life was like. Learn about dinosaur trackways and even create your own to bring home! All activities are designed to be a fun and interactive experience for students grades K – 5 to learn with their families.

Fees: $15 members/$25...

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2018 Dec 16

Squirrel Taxidermy Workshop

10:00am to 3:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

Make your very own taxidermy squirrel using professional techniques, with no experience necessary! Starting with a sustainably sourced hide, students will learn how to use a commercially-made head form and a custom-wrapped body to create a beautiful mount. Students will choose from a variety of wood bases to create the finished product. Each student will leave with a finished squirrel ready for a two-week drying period, after which it can be proudly displayed. A photographic guide to the skinning process will be provided to all students.

This class starts promptly at...

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2018 Dec 15

Rabbit Taxidermy Workshop

1:00pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

Learn how to mount your very own rabbit on a plaque to hang on your wall, with no experience necessary! Using a sustainably sourced, tanned hide, students will learn how to carve and wrap custom taxidermy forms, and apply that knowledge to create an adorable half-bunny taxidermy mount. Students will choose from a variety of fur colors and plaque shapes in order to create their own special product. Each student will leave with a finished rabbit ready for a two-week drying period, after which it can be proudly displayed. A photographic guide to the skinning process will be provided to...

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2018 Dec 15

Entomology Workshop: Pinning and Learning

10:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street

Discover the world of insects in a hands-on entomology workshop. Students will learn how to prepare and preserve three types of deceased specimens for collections and display, including a large cicada, an Atlas beetle, and the choice of a butterfly or moth. Learn about the science of invertebrates from Harvard invertebrate biologist Shoyo Sato, who will introduce us to some of the members of the museum's live collection. If you're feeling brave, you can hold a cockroach! Each student will leave with three finished pinned insect specimens ready for drying and display, along with a...

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