Events

View upcoming events on Harvard’s campus that are open to the public. Use the filters to search by location, event type, interest, and free or paid admission.

Upcoming Events

2019 Aug 20

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 Aug 20

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 Aug 20

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 Aug 21

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 Aug 21

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 Aug 22

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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2019 Aug 22

The Caterpillar Lab Visits the Arnold Arboretum

Repeats every day until Mon Aug 26 2019 .
10:00am to 5:00pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building, Arnold Arboretum, 125 Arborway, Boston

The Caterpillar Lab, from Keene, New Hampshire, comes to the Arnold Arboretum for 5 days of astonishing exhibits. Explore the amazing world of caterpillars on a whole new level. There will be live caterpillars, cocoons, hatched eggs, shed skins, and much more. Visitors of all ages will be amazed!

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2019 Aug 22

Garden for Biodiversity

7:00pm to 8:15pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building, Arnold Arboretum, 125 Arborway, Boston

Sam Jaffe, naturalist and educator, will present both the collaborative and deceitful nature of insects and plants as they’ve evolved to rely upon one another. This lecture, illustrated with Sam’s gorgeous photographs, will expand your invertebrate knowledge, appreciation, and desire to be the best garden host you can be.

Cost:
$10 for members; $15 for nonmembers.

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2019 Aug 23

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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2019 Aug 23

The Caterpillar Lab Visits the Arnold Arboretum

10:00am to 5:00pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building, Arnold Arboretum, 125 Arborway, Boston

The Caterpillar Lab, from Keene, New Hampshire, comes to the Arnold Arboretum for 5 days of astonishing exhibits. Explore the amazing world of caterpillars on a whole new level. There will be live caterpillars, cocoons, hatched eggs, shed skins, and much more. Visitors of all ages will be amazed!

Learn more about The Caterpillar Lab.

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