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2018 Feb 24

Gallery Talk: Activation of Moholy-Nagy’s Light Prop for an Electric Stage

10:30am to 11:00am

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Melissa Venator, the Stefan Engelhorn Curatorial Fellow in the Busch-Reisinger Museum, 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.

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2018 Feb 23

Woyzeck/Galileo - A Performance

Repeats every day until Sat Feb 24 2018 .
7:00pm to 9:00pm

7:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Experience the collision of two of history’s most celebrated dramatists in a site-specific double bill of Georg Büchner’s Woyzeck and Bertolt Brecht’s Life of Galileo. Presented in conjunction with the special exhibition Inventur—Art in Germany, 1943–55 at the Harvard Art Museums, WOYZECK/GALILEO explores the human condition in the wake of historical, scientific, and technological developments that challenge it.
 
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2018 Feb 22

Gallery Talk: The Picturesque Ruin

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Edouard Kopp, the Maida and George Abrams Curator of Drawings, and Austėja Mackelaitė, the Stanley H. Durwood Foundation Curatorial Fellow, 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.

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2018 Feb 21

Those Who Remained: Southern Black Art from the Barrett Collection

6:00pm to 7:15pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

In 2011, Didi and David Barrett (Harvard ’71) donated to the Harvard Art Museums 38 drawings, paintings, and sculpture from their collection of 20th-century art by self-taught, folk, and outsider artists. The gift comprises works by 24 American outsider artists, created mostly from the 1930s through the 1990s.

In this talk, Aleesa Alexander will draw from the Barrett Collection gift to explore the relationship between migration and black modern art in the American South. While 20th-century African American artists like Jacob Lawrence and Noah Purifoy (both of whom...

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2018 Feb 21

Gallery Talk: Dressing to Impress—17th-Century Dutch Fashion

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Jessie Park, the Rousseau Curatorial Fellow in 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.

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2018 Feb 20

Gallery Talk: Surrealism, Year Zero—Heinz Trökes’s Early Works

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Raphael König, a Ph.D. candidate in comparative literature at Harvard, will give today’s gallery talk. König is a contributor to the Inventur—Art in Germany, 1943–55 exhibition catalogue.

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...

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2018 Feb 15

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 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.

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2018 Feb 14

Gallery Talk: Photographic Technology and the American West

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Laura Panadero, the Craigen W. Bowen Paper Conservation Fellow in the Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, 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.

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2018 Feb 13

Materials Lab Workshop: Byzantine Tapestry Weaving

10:00am to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Join Katie Taronas, Ph.D. candidate in Byzantine art history at Harvard, to learn about the tapestry weaving techniques used to create the vibrant and colorful Byzantine textiles of late antiquity.

The desert landscape of Egypt has preserved thousands of early Byzantine (3rd–7th century CE) garments and textile furnishings woven with elaborate scenes from Classical mythology, the Christian tradition, and the natural world. Taronas will offer insights on the history and techniques involved in the production of these textiles, which survive mainly as fragments in museum...

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2018 Feb 10

Gallery Talk: Postwar Realities and Materiality in the Works of Willi Baumeister and Louise Rösler

10:30am to 11:00am

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Ilka Voermann, the former Renke B. and Pamela M. Thye Curatorial Fellow in the Busch-Reisinger Museum, will give today’s gallery talk. Voermann, a contributor to the Inventur—Art in Germany, 1943–55 exhibition catalogue, is now a curator at the Schirn Kunsthalle in Frankfurt.

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.

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2018 Feb 08

Gallery Talk: Fernando Bryce’s Book of Needs

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Mary Schneider Enriquez, the Houghton Associate Curator of Modern and Contemporary 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.

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2018 Feb 06

Film Screening and Discussion: Albatross

6:00pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Join us for a special screening of Albatross (2017)—a stunning visual journey exploring the consequences of plastics pollution in the ocean through the eyes of the albatross population on Midway Island in the North Pacific.

Following the screening, filmmaker Chris Jordan will be in conversation with Robin Kelsey, dean of arts and humanities and the Shirley Carter Burden Professor of Photography at Harvard University; Matthew Potts, associate professor of religion and literature and of ministry studies at Harvard Divinity School; and Jim McCarthy, the...

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2018 Feb 06

Gallery Talk: Ruin Mania

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Austėja Mackelaitė, the Stanley H. Durwood Foundation Curatorial Fellow in the Division of European and American 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.

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Tax Law Changes

January 31, 2018
Under the tax bill passed in December 2017, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has issued new withholding rates for employers. Harvard is now working to implement these changes in its systems. Learn how it may affect you hereRead more about Tax Law Changes
2018 Feb 20

Harvard's School's Out Vacation Camp

Tue - Fri, Feb 20 to Feb 23, 8:00am - 6:00pm

Harvard offers a School's Out Vacation Camp program to give parents options during the February and April public-school vacation weeks and one hard-to-cover week at the end of the summer. The program generally runs on three campuses: Cambridge, the Longwood Medical Area, and the Harvard Business School.

The program is open to the children, ages 5 to 12, grades K to 6, of benefits-eligible faculty and staff on a regular Harvard payroll.

Next session will be during the school vacation week in February, Feb 20 -23. (Please note Monday, Feb 19 is a holiday.) ...

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