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Upcoming Events

2019 Dec 07

The Bare Essentials: Winter Trees

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Hunnewell Building, Arnold Arboretum, 125 Arborway, Boston

Winter is the barest of times in the Arboretum; however, there is much to see and much happening in the landscape. Join a docent for a walk on the bare side—notice shapes, textures, even the personalities of plants that are often missed when the land is heavy with green. You will see buds already forming and the dried seeds that are more visible when leaves are gone.

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2019 Dec 11

Curbing Gun Violence: Strategies for Change

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Online webcast from The Forum at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Nearly 40,000 people died from gun-related injuries in the U.S. in 2017 -- the most in 20 years. And while mass shootings grab headlines, they account for a small part of gun-related murders in the country. Urban gun violence remains a tremendous --  and too often overlooked -- burden on underserved communities. And suicides persist as accounting for the majority of U.S. gun deaths. As the seventh anniversary of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting approaches, this Forum event will examine contrasting facets of gun violence in America. Seeking to move the discussion past...

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2019 Dec 11

The Lost Book of Moses: The Hunt for the World’s Oldest Bible

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Knafel Center, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge

Chanan Tigay is an award-winning journalist and nonfiction writer who has covered the Middle East, 9/11, and the United Nations for such outlets as AFP, the Atlantic, GQ, and the New Yorker. In this lecture, Tigay will talk about his first book, The Lost Book of Moses: The Hunt for the World’s Oldest Bible, which tells the story of the oldest Bible in the world, how its outing as a fraud led to a scandalous death, and why archaeologists now believe it was real—if only they could find it. In addition to the story of this controversial Bible, Tigay will speak about his own hunt for the...

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2019 Dec 12

Ceramics Program Holiday Show and Sale

Thu - Sun, Dec 12 to Dec 15, 10:00am - 7:00pm

Location: 

Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard 224 Western Ave, Allston

Schedule: 

December 12, 4pm - 8 pm 

December 13–15, 10am - 7pm

The Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard will present its annual Ceramics Program Holiday Show and Sale December 12-15, 2019 in its state-of-the art facility at 224 Western Avenue, Allston, Massachusetts.

More than 60 artists from the Ceramics Program present an extraordinary selection of ceramic work in this sale, from functional...

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2019 Dec 12

Allston-Brighton Winter Market

4:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

The third annual Allston-Brighton Winter Market returns to the Harvard Ed Portal from December 12–15, 2019! As a hyper-local neighborhood holiday market, the Winter Market celebrates Allston-Brighton with a four-day event featuring vendors of crafts, artisanal goods, gifts, and fine art, as well as live music, food and drinks for purchase, a beer garden, and special interactive art programs.

Offered annually, the market is a festive...

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2019 Dec 13

Tour of “Crossing Lines, Constructing Home”

2:30pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge

Join curator Mary Schneider Enriquez for an in-depth tour of our exhibition “Crossing Lines, Constructing Home: Displacement and Belonging in Contemporary Art,” on view through January 5, 2020 in the Special Exhibitions Gallery on Level 3.

This event is open to the public and free with museums admission. The 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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2019 Dec 13

Allston-Brighton Winter Market

4:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

The third annual Allston-Brighton Winter Market returns to the Harvard Ed Portal from December 12–15, 2019! As a hyper-local neighborhood holiday market, the Winter Market celebrates Allston-Brighton with a four-day event featuring vendors of crafts, artisanal goods, gifts, and fine art, as well as live music, food and drinks for purchase, a beer garden, and special interactive art programs.

Offered annually, the market is a festive...

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