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2018 Jun 19

Gallery Talk: Examining the Darkroom

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Jennifer Quick, the John R. and Barbara Robinson Family Associate Research Curator in Photography, will give today’s gallery talk. The related exhibition, Analog Culture: Printer’s Proofs from the Schneider/Erdman Photography Lab, 1981–2001, is on view May 19–August 12, 2018.

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

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2018 Jun 12

Gallery Talk: Van Gogh’s Late Landscapes

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

A. Cassandra Albinson, the Margaret S. Winthrop Curator of European Art, 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...

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2018 Jun 11

Cambridge Open Archives

5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

The Harvard Art Museums Archives is participating in Cambridge Open Archives, an annual event that offers the rare chance to visit a number of unique archives and collecting agencies in Cambridge. Staff from the Harvard Art Museums Archives will present archival materials, with a focus on the history of the Calderwood Courtyard. Talks will be held at 4pm and 5pm, in the museums’ Materials Lab, on the Lower Level.

This program is one of the many 2018 events commemorating the 500th anniversary of the Church of San Biagio in Montepulciano, Italy, which provided inspiration for...

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2018 Jun 11

Cambridge Open Archives

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

The Harvard Art Museums Archives is participating in Cambridge Open Archives, an annual event that offers the rare chance to visit a number of unique archives and collecting agencies in Cambridge. Staff from the Harvard Art Museums Archives will present archival materials, with a focus on the history of the Calderwood Courtyard. Talks will be held at 4pm and 5pm, in the museums’ Materials Lab, on the Lower Level.

This program is one of the many 2018 events commemorating the 500th anniversary of the Church of San Biagio in Montepulciano, Italy, which provided inspiration for...

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2018 Jun 07

Gallery Talk: By the Sea in Ancient Greece

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Carmen Arnold-Biucchi, the Damarete Curator of Ancient Coins, and Amy Brauer, the Diane Heath Beever Curator of the Collection, both in the Division of Asian and Mediterranean Art, will give this 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.

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2018 Jun 14

Peters Hill, Discover the Other End of the Arboretum

5:00pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Arnold Arboretum - 125 Arborway, Boston, MA
Join our docent for a tour of the other end of the Arnold Arboretum, the southern end. Peters Hill became part of the Arboretum in 1894 and continues to charm with its special character, collections, and history. In June, the amazing view from the summit brings the landscape of plants below you into view. Learn about the history of the land along with information on the woody plants located here, like the collection of cottonwoods and crabapples that enhance the walkways through the seasons.

For cancellations due to weather, call 617 384-5209

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2018 Jun 09

The Main Vein: Observation and Drawing of Leaves, an Artists' Workshop in conjunction with: Impressions of Woody Plants: Disjunction, Two Artists, and the Arnold Arboretum

2:35pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building

Copper Etchings by Bobbi Angell and Watercolor Paintings by Beverly Duncan

How do we distinguish one leaf from another? Is the pattern of the veins and shape of a leaf a puzzle from our very first observation? In this workshop, you will learn some terminology and some distinguishing characteristics of leaves, which will help you identify species and understand growth habits.
First up is a short walk in the Arboretum landscape to observe the way leaves hang on a tree and how they are attached to a branch. Then you will come inside and work with a collection...

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2018 Jun 09

Family Hike - The Bees Have It: Pollination at the Arboretum!

10:00am to 11:00am

Location: 

Hunnewell Building

Join an Arboretum staff member to discover the Arboretum on guided hikes for families.

This hike will highlight the diverse pollinator populations here at the Arnold Arboretum. One adult may bring a maximum of three children; suitable for children ages four through twelve. Meet in the Visitor Center.

In case of inclement weather, contact 617.384.5209.

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2018 Jun 07

Bonsai and Penjing Pavilion Open House

Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Jul 05 2018 . Also includes Sun Jun 17 2018, Sun Jun 24 2018.
11:00am to 1:00pm

11:00am to 1:00pm
11:00am to 1:00pm
11:00am to 1:00pm
11:00am to 1:00pm
11:00am to 1:00pm
11:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

Bonsai and Penjing Collection (Larz Anderson Bonsai Collection)
Come and experience a very unique opportunity in the Arnold Arboretum's Bonsai and Penjing Collection of dwarfed potted plants. With an Arboretum volunteer, you will be able to go inside the pavilion, hear about the history, culture, and care of these amazing and very special plants. 

In case of inclement weather, contact 617.384.5209.

Free, no registration needed

2018 Jun 07

Gardening for Us and Them: How Native Plants Can Feed both Pollinators and Humans

7:00pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building

People typically begin to create gardens for aesthetic reasons. However, many soon find that they want more than simple beauty and look to incorporate plants that contribute on multiple levels. Dan Jaffe will address a current trend (one that we hope is lasting) for gardening with pollinator-friendly and edible plants. He’ll explain which flower shapes and colors attract insects, which edibles are more resistant to diseases and pests, and how to provide for pollinators across the growing season. Armed with a bit of knowledge and a selection of low-maintenance native plants, you can...

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2018 Jun 21

Home Buying Workshop

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

104 Mount Auburn Street, Floor 4, Cambridge, MA 02138
Home Buyers! The Harvard University Employees Credit Union is hosting a series of free home buying workshops in Harvard Square and the Longwood Medical Area. Gain the confidence necessary to make the best home buying decisions for you and your family. These one-hour workshops are ideal for anyone exploring the home buying process. Feel free to bring along a co-worker.

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2018 Jun 12

Home Buying Workshop

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Tosteson Medical Education Center (TMEC), 260 Longwood Avenue, Conference Room 333, Boston, MA 02115
Home Buyers! The Harvard University Employees Credit Union is hosting a series of free home buying workshops in Harvard Square and the Longwood Medical Area. Gain the confidence necessary to make the best home buying decisions for you and your family. These one-hour workshops are ideal for anyone exploring the home buying process. Feel free to bring along a co-worker.

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2018 Jun 19

Crimson Toastmasters Club

Repeats on the third Tuesday of August, September, October, November, December until Tue Dec 18 2018 .
12:30pm to 1:30pm

12:30pm to 1:30pm
12:30pm to 1:30pm
12:30pm to 1:30pm
12:30pm to 1:30pm
12:30pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Room 610, 6th Floor, 124 Mt Auburn Street, Cambridge, MA
Crimson Toastmasters Club is the way to become a better speaker, while meeting others at Harvard with the same goals. Meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month from 12:30pm-1:30pm. Please see the Crimson Toastmasters Club website for meeting location information.
2018 Jun 05

Crimson Toastmasters Club

12:30pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Room S354, CGIS South,1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge, MA
Crimson Toastmasters Club is the way to become a better speaker, while meeting others at Harvard with the same goals. Meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of every month from 12:30pm-1:30pm. Please see the Crimson Toastmasters Club website for meeting location information.
2018 Jun 21

Summer Solstice Celebration 2018: Night at the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture

5:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Museums of Science & Culture, 11 Divinity Avenue

Celebrate the longest day of the year and mark the beginning of the summer season at the Harvard Museums of Science & Culture. Enjoy free admission to four museums and access to special performances, make flower crowns and other sun-inspired crafts, and learn about the astronomical significance of the solstice. Save the date and stay tuned for details.

Special Event.

Free and open to the public. For all ages.

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