Arts & Culture

Spanning museum exhibitions to live performances and hands-on art-making activities, Harvard regularly brings arts and culture opportunities—from across the country and around the world—to its neighbors in Boston, Cambridge and across Massachusetts.

Upcoming Events

2018 Oct 22

Guest Speaker: Marty Poirier

12:00pm to 1:30pm


Gund Hall, Stubbins, Room 112, 48 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

For 40 years, Marty Poirier has combined insatiable curiosity with love of community life to practice landscape architecture fused with urbanity, social purpose, and aesthetics.  His designs strive to shape expressive places that people connect with.

Marty’s career is filled with assignments informed by the downtown centers in which he has lived and worked – Detroit, Chicago, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Cambridge, New York, and San Diego.  His work has focused on places of dense...

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2018 Oct 23

Mutiny: Works by Géricault

Repeats every day until Sun Jan 06 2019 .
(All day)


University Research Gallery, Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge

Mutiny: Works by Géricault explores compelling images by the Romantic period’s most influential artist, Théodore Géricault (1791–1824), whose... Read more about Mutiny: Works by Géricault

More Events

Tef Poe: artist, activist, and fellow

In this episode, Tef Poe, a hip-hop artist and activist from St. Louis and a 2017–2018 Nasir Jones Hiphop Fellow at the Hiphop Archive & Research Institute at the Hutchins Center, is interviewed. Tef Poe talks about the relationship between activism and music, making music at this moment in history, and about his work at the Charles Warren Center at Harvard, where he was a 2016–2017 American Democracy Project Fellow. The podcast also features his live show at the Harvard Ed Portal in Allston, which included music off his latest album, “Black Julian,” as well as a song from the St. Louis group The Knuckles.

Read about Tef Poe's Allston show in the Harvard Gazette.