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2018 Jul 25

Perspectives on New Media in Museums

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Kate Lewis, the Agnes Gund Chief Conservator at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, will discuss the challenges of caring for time-based media art. Conservators must grapple with technical obsolescence, navigate complex hardware and software, and satisfy unusual installation demands. Lewis will focus on works by Nam June Paik, Nalini Malani, Tania Bruguera, and others.

Following her talk, Lewis will be joined by Mary Schneider Enriquez, the Houghton Associate Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, and Marina Isgro, the inaugural Nam June Paik Research Fellow at the Harvard...

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2018 Jul 25

Gallery Talk: John Singer Sargent’s Ancient Models

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Susanne Ebbinghaus, the George M.A. Hanfmann Curator of Ancient Art, and Miriam Stewart, curator of the collection in the Division of European and American 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.

Gallery talks are offered by...

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2018 Jul 24

Gallery Talk: Cross-Cultural Exchange in Late Medieval and Renaissance Europe

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Jessie Park, the Rousseau Curatorial Fellow in European 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.

Gallery talks are offered by curators, conservators, fellows, and other museums staff; they focus on aspects of the installation...

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2018 Jul 21

Gallery Talk: Robot Operas and Human Cellos

10:30am to 11:00am

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Caitlin Schmid, a Ph.D. candidate in historical musicology at Harvard, will give this gallery talk. The related exhibition, Nam June Paik: Screen Play, is on view from June 30 to August 5, 2018.

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...

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2018 Jul 14

Gallery Talk: Ink Flowers

10:30am to 11:00am

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Seung Yeon Sang, the Henderson Curatorial Fellow 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.

Gallery talks are offered by curators, conservators, fellows, and other museums staff; they focus...

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2018 Jul 12

Gallery Talk: Nam June Paik—Art on Television

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Marina Isgro, the Nam June Paik Research Fellow in the Division of Modern and Contemporary Art, will give this gallery talk. The exhibition Nam June Paik: Screen Play is on view from June 30 to August 5, 2018.

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...

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2018 Jul 11

Film: Tacita Dean’s Kodak

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Tacita Dean’s film Kodak (2006; 16 mm; 44 min.) is set within a closing Kodak motion-picture film factory in Chalon-sur-Saône, France. Vivid and luminous, Kodak uses the medium of film to explore its own manufacture and contemplate its precarious status in the 21st century, given the rise of digital production. While Kodak is typically exhibited as an installation, we have the unique opportunity to experience Dean’s investigation of cultural obsolescence in the cinema at Menschel Hall.

Jessica Bardsley, a Ph.D....

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2018 Jul 11

Gallery Talk: Gardens of the Mind

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Wai Yee Chiong, the Cunningham Curatorial Fellow in Japanese Art, and Seung Yeon Sang, the Henderson Curatorial Fellow 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.

Gallery talks are offered by...

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2018 Jul 07

Gallery Talk: A.K. Burns’s Survivor’s Remorse

10:30am to 11:00am

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Jessica Bardsley, the Agnes Mongan Curatorial Fellow in the Division of Modern and Contemporary 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.

Gallery talks are offered by curators, conservators, fellows, and other museums staff; they...

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2018 Sep 29

Harvard Symposium on Technology-Assisted Meditation

8:30am to 5:30pm

Location: 

Harvard University Science Center, 1 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA

Are you curious about the intersection of technology and meditation? Join us for an experiential and collaborative day that embodies connection, discovery, and awareness. This symposium will include panel and group discussions, movement, reflection and interactive experiences.

Our intention is to showcase innovation and research in the fast-growing field of technology-assisted meditation, foster multidisciplinary discussion and together consider the ethical and safety implications of technology and meditation.

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2018 Sep 23

Ride for Hunger

7:00am

Location: 

Noble and Greenough School, 10 Campus Drive, Dedham, MA

Are you a cyclist? Would you consider riding and raising money for Harvard's food donation partner, Food For Free? The next Ride for Hunger takes place on Sunday, September 23, 2018. Your commitment: a $75 registration fee, and a request that you raise a minimum of $300 dollars in donations (but we aim for $1,000 per person).

The ride: Pick the 10- 25- or 50-mile course. It's an incredibly fun, community day (with snacks and music at the finish line, too!). Friends from around the University are riding on behalf of Food for Free. Want to join? Contact...

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2018 Aug 02

Oracle BI Tools Training

Repeats every month on the 13 of September until Thu Sep 13 2018 .
1:00pm to 2:00pm

1:00pm to 2:00pm

Location: 

Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge

This course is intended for people currently using CREW financial reports who will be migrated to the Oracle Business Intelligence (OBI) platform. Topics include an overview of OBI, executing a dashboard in OBI, and tips for interacting with data online, printing and exporting data. Participants must be designated by their Authorized Requestor as needing access to OBI before taking this course.

Cost: $0

Learn more and register on the Harvard Training Portal. Find class information ...

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2018 Jun 21

Introduction to the Ad Hoc Data Model

Repeats every month on the 11 of September until Tue Sep 11 2018 .
9:00am to 4:00pm

9:00am to 4:00pm

Location: 

Center for Workplace Development, 124 Mt. Auburn Street, Cambridge

This course covers three key topics: an orientation to the Harvard Data Warehouse (HDW), the basic concepts of Harvard's data structure and data modeling, and exercises using Brio as a foundation of query development. Participants must have an active login to the Ad Hoc environment. Prework required.

Cost: $0

Learn more and register on the Harvard Training Portal. Find class information here.

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