Performers posing as John Harvard’s statue and trees greeted guests as they walked into Tercentenary Theatre. They stood under a tent, shielded from the downpour of rain.
Hiding under umbrellas, hundreds of guests still come to the 375th celebration to enjoy performances, cake, and open bars.
Drew Faust hugs Yo-Yo Ma ‘76 after his performance on the steps of Memorial Church. Before the performance, Ma surprised the orchestra with a personal meet-and-greet.
Invoking memories of Woodstock, Harvard students do not allow rain deter them from enjoying Harvard’s 375th anniversary.
Ice sculptures in the shape of the Harvard Crest and a large “H” adorn Tercentenary Theatre, hidden from the rain under tents.
Yo-Yo Ma '76 speaks with Harvard University President Drew Faust onstage at Harvard's 375th Anniversary Celebration.
A drenched saxophonist keeps spirits high at Harvard's 375th Anniversary Celebration.
Students raise their cellphones, hoping to catch a photo of the many performers at Harvard’s 375th anniversary.
The rain could not stop students from enjoying Harvard’s 375th anniversary. Dancing and fighting in the mud, students invoked nostalgic images of a muddy Woodstock.
Taza Chocolate provides chocolate fountain fondue for rain drenched guests, keeping the warm and full.