Events

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Upcoming Events

2019 Jul 16

The Farmers' Market at Harvard

Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Nov 26 2019 .
12:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Science Center Plaza, 1 Oxford St., Cambridge

Visit The Farmers’ Market at Harvard! The market operates each Tuesday from June 11 through November 26, 12:00pm–6:00pm on The Science Center Plaza.

The Market was founded in 2005, and accepts Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) food stamps, Women, Infant & Children (WIC) vouchers, and Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) coupons. The Harvard Farmer's Market also doubles the value of EBT purchases up to $15 per week.

Swing by for some fresh strawberries, hearty greens, farmstead goat cheese, corn on the cob, or for live music!

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2019 Jul 16

Berklee Summer in the City Series

Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Sep 17 2019 except Tue Aug 27 2019.
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Science Center Plaza, 1 Oxford St., Cambridge

Stop by the Farmers' Market at Harvard every Tuesday between 12:00pm-1:00pm to hear live musical performances from students of the Berklee College of Music. Presenting music across a broad range of styles and genres with different artists each week, this series is free and open to all!

Artist Lineup:
June 11 - Mar Fayos
June 18 - The Sun Sets in the East
June 25 - Georgia Parker
July 2 - Havins...

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2019 Jul 16

Tai Chi in Harvard Yard

Repeats every week every Tuesday until Tue Sep 24 2019 .
5:00pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Memorial Church Lawn, Harvard Yard, Cambridge

In partnership with the Center for Wellness and Health Promotion, Harvard Common Spaces offers free Tai Chi by Harvard's Master Yon Lee every Tuesday at 5:00pm-6:00pm, from May through September.

All Common Spaces wellness programs and fitness activities are free; no sign-ups are required.

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2019 Jul 16

Lecture: Darkness in Distress

7:00pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

Weld Hill Building, Arnold Arboretum, 125 Arborway, Boston

Join the Arnold Arboretum for a lecture by science journalist Kelly Beatty. Light pollution, simply put, is any unnecessary or excessive outdoor illumination. Sadly, it’s become a pervasive and ugly consequence of modern 24/7 society. Light pollution robs us of the night sky’s beauty, negatively affects the ecosystem, and creates an in-your-face waste of energy. But a new mindset and new technology are poised to slow—and perhaps reverse—this bane of modern life.

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2019 Jul 17

Clay—Modeling African Design

Repeats every day until Sun Nov 14 2021 .
(All day)

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

This exhibition highlights artistic innovation and creativity in Africa as seen primarily through the traditions of ceramic arts from across the continent and over its long history. Countering the assumption that African arts and societies are largely unchanging and bound to traditions and customs, the remarkable diversity of objects and styles on display here tells a different story. A selection of more than 50 works on loan from the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University, including those by newly discovered Nigerian artist Alice Osayewe, are shown alongside...

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2019 Jul 17

Exhibition: The Bauhaus and Harvard

Repeats every day until Sun Jul 28 2019 .
(All day)

Location: 

Special Exhibitions Gallery, Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St., Cambridge

The Bauhaus and Harvard — mounted in conjunction with the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Bauhaus in Weimar, Germany — presents nearly 200 works by 74 artists, drawn almost entirely from the Busch-Reisinger Museum’s extensive Bauhaus collection. Founded in 1919 and closed just 14 years later, the Bauhaus was the 20th century’s most influential school of art, architecture, and design. Harvard University played host to the first Bauhaus exhibition in the United States in 1930, and went on to become an unofficial center for the Bauhaus in America when founding...

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2019 Jul 17

Zumba on the Plaza

Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Sep 25 2019 .
5:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Science Center Plaza, 1 Oxford St., Cambridge

In partnership with the Center for Wellness and Health Promotion, Harvard Common Spaces offers free Zumba classes on the Science Center Plaza on Wednesdays at 5:30pm-6:30pm, from May through September.

Zumba is an aerobic dance fitness program using movements inspired by various styles of Latin American dance and performed primarily to Latin American dance music.

All Common Spaces wellness programs and fitness activities are free; no sign-ups are required.

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2019 Jul 18

Clay—Modeling African Design

(All day)

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

This exhibition highlights artistic innovation and creativity in Africa as seen primarily through the traditions of ceramic arts from across the continent and over its long history. Countering the assumption that African arts and societies are largely unchanging and bound to traditions and customs, the remarkable diversity of objects and styles on display here tells a different story. A selection of more than 50 works on loan from the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology at Harvard University, including those by newly discovered Nigerian artist Alice Osayewe, are shown alongside...

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