Events

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Upcoming Events

2020 Jan 23

Gallery Talk: Walk Like an Egyptian

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St., Cambridge

Fellow Jen Thum explores the basics of ancient Egyptian representation, including why their bodies seem to "walk like an Egyptian."

Free with museum admission. Gallery talks are limited to 15 people and tickets are required. Ten minutes before each talk, tickets will become available at the admissions desk.

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2020 Jan 25

Harvard Film Archive: Weekend Matinee

4:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy St., Cambridge

The HFA continues its specially priced screenings of films for children and accompanying adults, plus a special selection for teenagers. Drawing from the Harvard Film Archive collection and beyond, this series of classic and contemporary films are screened in their original formats and languages.

All Weekend Matinee screenings are admission-free for holders of a valid Cambridge Public Library card!

Schedule
December 15: Three Wishes for Cinderella
January 25: Tito and the Birds
February 8: Whisper of the Heart
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2020 Feb 02

Winter Wellness Walk

Repeats every week every Sunday until Sun Mar 29 2020 except Sun Dec 22 2019, Sun Dec 29 2019, Sun Jan 05 2020, Sun Jan 19 2020, Sun Jan 26 2020, Sun Feb 16 2020, Sun Feb 23 2020, Sun Mar 01 2020, Sun Mar 08 2020, Sun Mar 22 2020.
1:00pm to 1:45pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building, Arnold Arboretum, 125 Arborway, Boston

Great scenery and exercise, who could want more? Take a brisk walk this winter and stay healthy and connected to the Arboretum at a time when the landscape is pared down to its beautiful bones. This walk emphasizes fitness, with a healthy dose of information on seasonal highlights. Winter tours are geared to adults and led by trained Arboretum docents.

After your tour, stay on for a warm drink and more conversation with your guide and staff in the Visitor Center.

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2020 Feb 04

Volunteer Information Session

5:30pm to 6:30pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building, Arnold Arboretum, 125 Arborway, Boston

Do you love the Arnold Arboretum? Are you looking for a way to get involved? Come to an informal meet-and-greet and learn about the Arboretum's volunteer opportunities. Representatives from volunteer groups will be available to share their experiences and answer your questions.

Please call 617.384.5209 for additional information.

 

2020 Feb 06

A Rose is a Rose: The Art of Botanical Prose

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building, Arnold Arboretum, 125 Arborway, Boston

Attention gardeners, readers, and writers! Come in from the cold for an afternoon as delightful as a spring garden. Jonathan Damery, the associate editor for Arnoldia, will provide an enlivening and breathtaking tour of the artistry found in horticultural and botanical reference books. Bask in the profound eloquence of even the most exhaustive of botanical descriptions. Often cloaked in scholarly tomes, these compositions boast opinion, passion, simply gorgeous wordsmithing, and even intrigue, in some cases.

Cost
Members: $5
Nonmembers: $10

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2020 Feb 07

The Path Taken: Photography by Lawrence Mullings

Fri Feb 7 (All day) to Sun Apr 26 (All day)

Location: 

Hunnewell Building, Arnold Arboretum, 125 Arborway, Boston

On any given day, Lawrence Mullings can be found exploring the paths and hidden corners of the Arboretum. While walking in the landscape to regain his health, his joy in photography was rekindled. He saw how the Arboretum was many different things to him, and to the many different people who come here from around the neighborhood and around the world. To Mullings, the Arboretum is its trees, as well as the myriad ways visitors enjoy them and this landscape.

Now revived in spirit and in creativity, Mullings brings to his exhibition the inspirational scenes he has captured along...

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2020 Feb 07

Tour: Reading the Fine Print

2:30pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St., Cambridge

Join student guide May Wang on this special hour-long tour to rediscover the artistic, material, and musical influences behind Taddeo di Bartolo’s Virgin and Child with Angels. Following an investigation of the painting’s iconography, May and her colleagues from the Harvard University Choir will bring the painting to life by performing the hymn featured within it.

Free with museum admission. This tour is limited to 15 people and tickets are required. Ten minutes before the tour, tickets will become available at the admissions desk.

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2020 Feb 08

Opening Reception for The Path Taken: Photography by Lawrence Mullings

1:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building, Arnold Arboretum, 125 Arborway, Boston

Join the Arnold Arboretum for an opening reception for their newest exhibition, The Path Taken: Photography by Lawrence Mullings.

On any given day, Lawrence Mullings can be found exploring the paths and hidden corners of the Arboretum. While walking in the landscape to regain his health, his joy in photography was rekindled. He saw how the Arboretum was many different things to him, and to the many different people who come here from around the neighborhood and around the world. To Mullings, the Arboretum is its trees, as well as the myriad ways visitors enjoy them...

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2020 Feb 08

Harvard Film Archive: Weekend Matinee

4:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Film Archive, 24 Quincy St., Cambridge

The HFA continues its specially priced screenings of films for children and accompanying adults, plus a special selection for teenagers. Drawing from the Harvard Film Archive collection and beyond, this series of classic and contemporary films are screened in their original formats and languages.

All Weekend Matinee screenings are admission-free for holders of a valid Cambridge Public Library card!

Schedule
December 15: Three Wishes for Cinderella
January 25: Tito and the Birds
February 8: Whisper of the Heart
...

Read more about Harvard Film Archive: Weekend Matinee
2020 Feb 09

Winter Wellness Walk

1:00pm to 1:45pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building, Arnold Arboretum, 125 Arborway, Boston

Great scenery and exercise, who could want more? Take a brisk walk this winter and stay healthy and connected to the Arboretum at a time when the landscape is pared down to its beautiful bones. This walk emphasizes fitness, with a healthy dose of information on seasonal highlights. Winter tours are geared to adults and led by trained Arboretum docents.

After your tour, stay on for a warm drink and more conversation with your guide and staff in the Visitor Center.

...

Read more about Winter Wellness Walk
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