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2019 Feb 06

Garden Design Workshop for Home Gardeners

6:30pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

Arnold Arboretum - Weld Hill Building, 125 Arborway, Boston, MA

5 Sessions: Wednesdays, February 6, 13, (skip 20), 27, Mar 6, 13, 6:30–8:30pm

We have the desire to make a garden, but then we grapple with how to start designing our home garden spaces. Design a layout plan for an area of your yard in this beginner-level class. Learn the organizational components of a coherent garden and practice the process of design with award-winning designer Christie Dustman. You will leave class with a plan in progress from which to continue your design explorations. This class is primarily about garden spaces rather than specific plant...

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2018 Dec 09

Winter Wellness Walk

Repeats on the second Sunday of January, February, March until Sun Mar 10 2019 .
1:00pm to 1:45pm

1:00pm to 1:45pm
1:00pm to 1:45pm
1:00pm to 1:45pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building
Take a healthy walk through the cool landscape of the Arboretum. You will enjoy the pared down beauty of our woody plant collection and hear about the Arboretum's history and highlights. After the walk, warm up in the Visitor Center with hot chocolate or tea, and talk more with your docent guide and Arboretum staff members. 

In case of inclement weather, contact 617.384.5209.

Free, Registration requested at www.my.arboretum.harvard.edu

2019 Jan 06

Winter Birding!

9:00am to 10:30am

Location: 

Arnold Arboretum - 125 Arborway, Boston, MA
Start your new year off on an easy 90 minute walk from the Arboretum's main Arborway Gate to the ponds and back. Our docent and experienced birder, Bob Mayer, will focus on winter birds, as well as admiring the woody plant collection in winter. Beginners, as well as more experienced birders, are welcome on the tour. Bring binoculars if you have them; some binoculars will be available to share. See the Arnold Arboretum's website for directions and a ... Read more about Winter Birding!
2019 Dec 06

ABCD

Repeats on the first Friday until Fri Dec 04 2020 .
12:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Varies

ABCD is an informal, University-wide association promoting communication and collaboration on technology-related topics across organizational boundaries. All Harvard affiliates are eligible and welcome to join ABCD. Free buffet lunch and special presenters.

The main ABCD Group generally meets on the first Friday of every month from 12:00pm to 2:00pm. When there is an adjacent Monday holiday, the group meets on the second Friday of the month....

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2018 Nov 30

Art Study Center Seminar: Reigning over a Hellish Bureaucracy—The Ten Kings of Hell

11:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

In this seminar, Wai Yee Chiong and Penley Knipe, the Philip and Lynn Straus Senior Conservator of Works on Paper and the head of the paper lab, will examine a series of images of the Ten Kings of Hell. These kings are shown delivering judgment on sinners, as the latter journey through the afterlife. Chiong and Knipe will look closely at the format, function, and context in which these works were produced and discuss related conservation projects.

The seminar will take place in the Art Study Center, Level 4.

Free admission, but registration is required. Registration...

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2018 Nov 27

Harvard Art Museum Members Appreciation Party

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

This year marks the 500th anniversary of the Church of San Biagio in Montepulciano, Italy, which provided inspiration for the museums’ central Calderwood Courtyard. Please join us in celebrating this special relationship and toasting our members—who today serve as the inspiration for and center of our community of art lovers.

We invite you and a guest to kick off the season with an Italian-themed celebration in the Calderwood Courtyard, complete with light refreshments, a double discount in the shop, and other festivities, including a cash bar. Both you and your guest will be...

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2018 Nov 27

Gallery Talk: 18th-Century European Ceramics

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Casey Monahan, the Cunningham Curatorial Assistant for the Collection in the Division of European and American Art, 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 Nov 17

Tour (in Korean): Mutiny: Works by Géricault

10:30am to 11:30am

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

하버드 미술관은 전시회 “폭동: 제리코의 작품 세계” (전시기간: 2018년 9월 1일~2019년 1월 6일) 심층 해설을 제공합니다. 이 전시 해설은 제시 박 (루소 큐레토리얼 펠로우)가 진행합니다.

“폭동: 제리코의 작품 세계”전은 30대 초반에 사망했음에도 불구하고 큰 예술적 유산을 남긴 낭만파의 선구자, 테오도르 제리코 (Théodore Géricault, 1791–1824)의 작품들을 다룹니다. 하버드 미술관의 소장품과 보스턴 지역 세 소장자의 대여품으로 이루어진 약 40점의 소묘, 수채화, 석판화 및 회화등 다양한 매체를 통해 사회적, 정치적으로 관여한 작가를 새롭게 선보입니다.

전시 해설 참가비는 입장료에 포함되어 있습니다. 총 15명까지 참여할수 있으며 티켓이 필요합니다. 티켓은 해설 시작 10분 전부터 매표소에서 받으실 수 있습니다.

모이는 장소는 박물관 내의 콜더우드 코드야드(Calderwood Courtyard)에 위치한 디지털 화면 앞 입니다 (미술관 샵과 매표소 사이). 미술관 관계자가 투어 티켓을 회수할 것입니다.

“폭동”전은 카산드라 알빈슨 (...

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2018 Nov 16

Party Animals: An Ancient Feast

7:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Celebrate the fall harvest season by feasting with your neighbors! Join the Harvard Ed Portal in collaboration with the Harvard Art Museums and the Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard, for a special evening inspired by the Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World: Feasting with Gods, Heroes, and Kings exhibition, on view at the Harvard Art Museums through January 6, 2019.

Start the night off...

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2018 Nov 16

Art Study Center Seminar: The Wall, the Page, the Album—Reading the Photograph in Context

11:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

In this seminar, Makeda Best, the Richard L. Menschel Curator of Photography, and Laura Panadero, the Craigen W. Bowen Paper Conservation Fellow, will explore how contexts of presentation and additional information about materials and techniques affect the function and interpretation of photographs. 

The seminar will take place in the Art Study Center, Level 4.

Free admission, but registration is required. Registration for this seminar will open on Friday, October 26, 2018, and participants will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis. To register,...

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2018 Nov 14

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

Repeats every month on the 28 of November until Wed Nov 28 2018 .
3:30pm to 4:45pm

3:30pm to 4:45pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Join us for an in-depth tour of our special exhibition Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World: Feasting with Gods, Heroes, and Kings, on view from September 7, 2018 through January 6, 2019. Tours will be given by curators, graduate students, and other experts.

This tour will end with an optional close-up encounter with objects related to the Animal-Shaped Vessels exhibition in the museums’ Art Study Center....

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2018 Nov 08

Gallery Talk: Géricault’s Stone Paper

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Christina Taylor, assistant paper conservator in the Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, will give this gallery talk, in conjunction with the exhibition Mutiny: Works by Géricault.

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...

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2018 Nov 07

Corinne Wasmuht: The Speed of Painting

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Corinne Wasmuht (b. 1964) is considered one of the most important German painters of her generation. In this lecture, the artist will discuss her work, from her early naturalistic structures of the late 1980s to more recent large-scale oil paintings, which reflect her interest in digital imagery and the anonymity of public space.

Stephan Berg, director of the Kunstmuseum Bonn, says that Wasmuht’s work “presents a paradox: how does one of the slowest forms of image-making (painting) reveal the speed of the digital age and the collapsing of space under constant acceleration so...

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2018 Nov 07

Tour: The Renovation and Expansion Project

3:30pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Join us for an architectural tour that will stop on all of the Harvard Art Museums’ public floors, led by Peter Atkinson, director of facilities planning and management. You will hear about the history of the building, which is registered on the National Trust for Historic Preservation, as well as learn more about the concepts behind and execution of our eight-year renovation and expansion project.

Note that this tour will last 60 minutes.

Free admission (this tour takes place during our ...

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2018 Nov 03

Between Art and Asset: Silver Vessels from Antiquity to Today

10:00am to 4:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Silver vessels have been prized possessions in many cultures, both ancient and modern. Some of the most elaborate vessels in the Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World: Feasting with Gods, Heroes, and Kings exhibition are fashioned from silver. What makes this material attractive for artists, and what makes drinking from silver vessels pleasant to the palate? Which intangible qualities have promoted the material’s...

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