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Upcoming Events

2018 Dec 11

Project Teach Presents College Applications: Getting Started & Finishing Strong

5:30pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

The Harvard Ed Portal is proud to offer a free College Application: Getting Started & Finishing Strong Workshop for high school students who live or attend school in Allston/Brighton or Cambridge. For freshmen and sophomores: get familiarized with college application vocabulary! And for juniors and seniors: learn how to strengthen your college application activities section with strong vocabulary. Through one application, students can apply to the more than 700 colleges and universities across the country that accept the Common Application. It is never too early to start to...

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2018 Dec 12

An Artist's Perspective: The Arboretum and Botanical Artist Regina Gardner Milan

Repeats every day until Sun Feb 03 2019 .
(All day)

Location: 

Hunnewell Building, Arnold Arboretum, 125 Arborway, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

Regina Gardner Milan spent a year of discovery at the Arboretum. Botanical jewels of each season--early larches, spring blossoms, fall acorns, autumn leaves--are captured in her exquisite paintings. Nature holds a spellbinding allure to Milan, who finds that observing nature often produces scenes of larger-than-life beauty. The Arboretum's exhibition magnifies nature's productions, fully illuminating the elegance of plant life as small as a seed pod. This show captures the wonder of the Arboretum in those larger-than-life...

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2018 Dec 12

Kalahari Perspectives: Anthropology, Photography, and the Marshall Family

Repeats every day until Sun Mar 31 2019 .
(All day)

Location: 

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, 11 Divinity Ave, Cambridge, MA 02138

In the 1950s, the Cambridge-based Marshall family launched a groundbreaking effort to document the rapidly changing lives of Kalahari hunter-gatherers in Southern Africa. Explore the complex photographic history and the power of images to create and break stereotypes.

Free for Massachusetts residents every Sunday morning (year-round) from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm and on Wednesdays from 3:00 pm...

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2018 Dec 12

Mutiny: Works by Géricault

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

Location: 

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

2018 Dec 12

Adam and Eve

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

Location: 

University Teaching Gallery, Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA 02138

For most of history, humans expressed ethical ideas through stories, and of all these the story of Adam and Eve has been perhaps the most powerful... Read more about Adam and Eve

2018 Dec 12

An Artist’s Perspective: The Arboretum and Botanical Artist Regina Gardner Milan

Repeats every day until Sun Feb 03 2019 .
(All day)

Location: 

Hunnewell Building, Arnold Arboretum, 125 Arborway, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130

Regina Gardner Milan spent a year of discovery at the Arboretum. Botanical jewels of each season--early larches, spring blossoms, fall acorns, autumn leaves--are captured in her exquisite paintings. Nature holds a spellbinding allure to Milan, who finds that observing nature often produces scenes of larger-than-life beauty. The Arboretum's exhibition magnifies nature's productions, fully illuminating the elegance of plant life as small as a seed pod. This show captures the wonder of the Arboretum in those...

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2018 Dec 12

Fantastic Beasts Scavenger Hunt

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

Location: 

Harvard Museum of Natural History, the Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology and the Harvard Semitic Museum.

Put on your best robes and celebrate the upcoming film Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald. Revel in a holiday season bursting with the magic of J. K. Rowling’s world by embarking on your very own search for magical creatures! Dress up as your favorite character from the Wizarding World and Climb a 150-year-old staircase, explore a maze of hallways and hidden rooms, peek around corners and into shadows to discover the real creatures and stories behind these fantastic beasts. Where CAN you find them? Look no further than the hallowed halls of the Harvard Museum of...

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2018 Dec 12

Free Admission Afternoons: “Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World”

Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Jan 02 2019 .
1:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge

 

The Harvard Art Museums will offer free admission to all visitors from 1 to 5pm every Wednesday from September 12, 2018 through January 2, 2019, in recognition of the generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities in support of our current special exhibition, Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World: Feasting with Gods, Heroes, and Kings (on...

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