Events

    2018 Aug 07

    Learning From Your Competition

    9:30am to 12:00pm

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    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    One of the best ways to prepare for starting your own business is to understand how similar businesses operate. Sometimes they'll be your direct competitors, but often your best resource. It’s both easy and practical to learn what they’re doing by talking openly with the owners and managers of those businesses. Beyond that, there is an enormous amount of free information available online about competitors from business websites, trade associations, and government records.

    In this free workshop, you’ll learn how to find owners and managers who will be happy to talk with you,...

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    2018 Aug 02

    Exhibition Reception: Dreams, Memories, and Déjà vu

    5:00pm to 7:00pm

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    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Join the Harvard Ed Portal for a reception celebrating the latest Crossings Gallery exhibition, Dreams, Memories, and Déjà vu. Artist Beth Plakidas connects with visitors by sharing remnants of her personal struggles with loss. By using the healing experience of building a shrine and collecting and organizing small treasures, Dreams, Memories, and Déjà vu takes the viewer on a spiritual quest to find fulfillment through loss.

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    2018 Aug 01

    Learn to Code with Robots

    1:00pm to 4:00pm

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    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Learn to code—with robots! Root is a robot that moves, draws, erases, plays music, and has over 50 sensors and actuators. Students ages 8-12, will learn to code by playing games, following tutorials, and engaging in creative exercises. This three-hour workshop is free, but there are limited spots—RSVP to reserve your child’s place today!

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    2018 Jul 14

    Exhibition: Quiescence In Proximity

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    Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard, 224 Western Ave., Allston
    Stuart Gair is one of the 2017-2018 Artists in Residence. He received his MFA from University of Nebraska, Lincoln in 2017 and was featured as an Emerging Artist in the May... Read more about Exhibition: Quiescence In Proximity
    2018 Jul 02

    Exhibition: Dreams, Memories, and Déjà vu

    Repeats every day until Thu Aug 16 2018 .
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    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston
    Artist Beth Plakidas connects with visitors by sharing remnants of her personal struggles with loss. By using the healing experience of building a shrine and collecting and... Read more about Exhibition: Dreams, Memories, and Déjà vu
    2018 Jun 26

    Doing Business with Government and Higher Ed Partners

    9:30am to 12:00pm

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    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    This information session is designed for vendors, especially small businesses and entrepreneurs, interested in learning how to do business with Harvard University, federal, state, and local government agencies. The workshop includes a summary of their goods and services procurement processes and an overview of some of their purchasing programs and services.

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    • Gladymar Parziale, Senior Advisor, Supplier Development and Diversity, Harvard University
    • Dan Hart, Sourcing Manager, Harvard University
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    2018 Jun 01

    Tef Poe Presents

    7:00pm to 9:30pm

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    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Join Tef Poe—hiphop artist, activist, and Hutchins Center Nasir Jones Hiphop Fellow—for an evening celebrating his time at Harvard. The night will feature performances by rising stars of hiphop including Cheech Forreign, The Knuckles, Giday, and Dzidzor with DJs Morshabazz and Kay Kay 47. Tef Poe will play a headlining set, and attendees are invited to an afterparty at Mass Apparel directly following the concert.

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    2018 May 29

    Screenshot: Adam Chau

    Repeats every day until Fri Jun 29 2018 .
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    Gallery 224 at Harvard Ceramics Program, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Adam Chau brings craft and technology together by using handmade tools in conjunction with digital technology. Porcelain tiles in the shape of... Read more about Screenshot: Adam Chau

    2018 May 21

    Faculty Speaker: Health Benefits of Going Green

    6:30pm to 8:00pm

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    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Join the Harvard Ed Portal and Ari Bernstein, Co-Director, Center for Climate, Health and the Global Environment, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, for a faculty speaker presentation, Health Benefits of Going GreenBernstein will discuss how actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, such as burning less coal, can create immediate and local health benefits. This event is free and open to the public.

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    2018 May 19

    DIY Galaxy T-Shirts

    10:00am to 12:00pm

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    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Students in 6th-8th grade, join us for a fun DIY (Do It Yourself) workshop on making galaxy t-shirts! You'll learn how to make your own galaxy t-shirt, which you can take home at the end of the workshop. We'll also talk about our “guiding stars” (ie. role models) and explore what makes us shine as leaders and friends.

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    2018 May 19

    Hacker Creations

    10:00am to 12:00pm

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    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    In this workshop, students in 3rd-5th grade will make a 3D mosaic using recycled paper and computer parts! All the parts have been chosen with children in mind and are made from plastic, rubber and metal. Through observation, imagination, and experimentation, we will learn about patterns, contrasting shapes and colors, and layering in order to make an eye-popping creation!

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    2018 May 10

    Exhibition Reception: Space for the Unknown

    5:00pm to 7:00pm

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    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Join us for a reception to celebrate the latest Crossings Gallery exhibition, Space for the Unknown. Local artist Crislin Waldman’s dreamy, layered paintings explore ideas as expansive as loss and regeneration and as specific as how to represent the light and color of ice through painting. Waldman is one of the founding members of the Musa Collective, housed at 119 Braintree St. in Allston.

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    2018 May 10

    Ceramics Program Spring Show and Sale 2018

    Repeats every day, 4 times .
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    Office for the Arts at Harvard, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    More than fifty artists will present an extraordinary selection of ceramic work. From functional dinnerware to sculptural masterpieces, this popular exhibition has something for everyone and attracts several thousand visitors each year. It’s the perfect place to find Mother’s Day gifts!

    Free and open to the public.

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