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2019 Mar 12

Gallery Talk: Pigments and Colors in Medieval Spain—Lluís Borrassà

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Cristina Morilla, associate paintings conservator in the Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, 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 and...

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2019 Mar 08

Art and Competition in the Dutch Golden Age: Erasmus Lectures on the History and Civilization of the Netherlands and Flanders—Part 3

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

In collaboration with the Department of History of Art and Architecture at Harvard, the Harvard Art Museums present Art and Competition in the Dutch Golden Age, a three-part lecture series delivered by Eric Jan Sluijter, professor emeritus at the University of Amsterdam and the 2019 Erasmus Lecturer in Harvard’s Department of History of Art and Architecture.

About this program:
Rivals in Rendering Horror: Rembrandt, Rubens, and Tragedy

In several spectacular paintings of the 1630s, Rembrandt strove to surpass Peter Paul Rubens in...

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2019 Mar 07

Gallery Talk: Girls and Their Dolls

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

Frances Gallart Marques, the Frederick Randolph Grace Curatorial Fellow in Ancient 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 and tickets are required....

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2019 Mar 06

Tour: The Architectural History of the Harvard Art Museums

3:30pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

Join us for an architectural tour of the Harvard Art Museums, led by Peter Atkinson, director of facilities planning and management. You will learn about the history of our building at 32 Quincy Street, which is registered on the National Trust for Historic Preservation, as well as the concepts behind and execution of our eight-year renovation and expansion project, including sustainability features and restoration efforts.

Note that this tour will last 60 minutes.

Free with museums’ admission. This tour is limited to 15 people and tickets are required. Ten minutes...

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2019 Jun 04

Stepping Up: Business In The Era Of Climate Change Part 5 (Energy Transitions)

6:30pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

WBUR CitySpace, 890 Commonwealth Avenue Boston, MA

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE.

Business is the main source of the greenhouse gases that are causing the Earth’s climate to change. Business is also the main source of new products, services and business models that may save us from wholesale climate calamity. This 5-part series, featuring leading thinkers from business, environmental advocacy groups and area universities, will explore what businesses are...

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2019 May 07

Stepping Up: Business In The Era of Climate Change Part 4 (The Road Map Of The Future: Transportation)

6:30pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

WBUR CitySpace, 890 Commonwealth Avenue Boston, MA

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE.

Business is the main source of the greenhouse gases that are causing the Earth’s climate to change. Business is also the main source of new products, services and business models that may save us from wholesale climate calamity. This 5-part series, featuring leading thinkers from business, environmental advocacy groups and area universities, will explore what businesses are...

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2019 Apr 22

Stepping Up: Business In The Era Of Climate Change Part 3 (Climate Politics And Business)

6:30pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

WBUR CitySpace, 890 Commonwealth Avenue Boston, MA

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE.

Business is the main source of the greenhouse gases that are causing the Earth’s climate to change. Business is also the main source of new products, services and business models that may save us from wholesale climate calamity. This 5-part series, featuring leading thinkers from business, environmental advocacy groups and area universities, will explore what businesses are...

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2019 Apr 02

Stepping Up: Business In The Era Of Climate Change Part 2 (Food, Diet And Climate)

6:30pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

WBUR CitySpace, 890 Commonwealth Avenue Boston, MA

PURCHASE TICKETS HERE.

Business is the main source of the greenhouse gases that are causing the Earth’s climate to change. Business is also the main source of new products, services and business models that may save us from wholesale climate calamity. This 5-part series, featuring leading thinkers from business, environmental advocacy groups and area universities, will explore what businesses are...

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2019 Mar 14

Screening of “Paris to Pittsburgh” followed by expert panel discussion

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Science Center, Hall C

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Climate change is the most pressing issue of our time. But faced with a federal government that is hostile to climate science, leaders across the U.S. are taking action themselves to safeguard our health and our environment.

Join Gina McCarthy, former U.S. EPA Administrator and Director...

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2019 Mar 14

Harvard Law School Freecycle

11:00am to 1:30pm

Location: 

Hauser Hall 103

Got extra stuff? Don't trash it - donate it!

Feel free to drop off your donations at these times:

  • February 22 @ noon (meet a Green Team representative in Griswold 1st floor lobby)
  • March 1 @ noon (meet a Green Team representative in Griswold 1st floor lobby)
  • March 8 @ noon (meet a Green Team representative in Griswold 1st floor lobby)
  • March 14 @ 9am-1pm (Hauser 103)
2019 Mar 13

Take the Stairs Registration Begins

(All day)

Location: 

Online
  • Sign up in teams of 1-5 people.
  • Campaign Timeline:
    • *Registration Opens Wednesday, March 13*
    • Campaign Begins Monday, March 18
    • Campaign Ends Friday, April 19
    • Announcement of raffle winners, April 21
  • Climbing Goal: complete the Appalachian Trail across the New England states of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, and Connecticut for a total distance of 735 miles.

Click...

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2019 Mar 11

Film screening: Why We Cycle

6:30pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Graduate School of Design (Piper Auditorium), 48 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA 02138

To the Dutch, cycling is as normal as breathing. They don’t think about it, they just do it. Perhaps the fact that they don’t think about it, is the key to the bicycle’s success in the Netherlands. Through conversations with ordinary cyclists and specialists from a variety of disciplines, the Dutch filmmakers uncover some obvious, but even more hidden effects of cycling on people, on societies, and on the organization of cities.

Screening begins at 6:30pm

Join us for the exclusive Boston area premiere of “Why We Cycle”, exploring the hidden effects...

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