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Excavation 1
Arts

Excavation 1

Students excavate a site in Harvard Yard as part of an undergraduate course in the Anthropology Department.

Excavation 2
Arts

Excavation 2

The goal of the Harvard Yard excavation is to learn more about the history of the Indian College and other early Harvard structures.

Peabody
Arts

Peabody

Many of the items found in Harvard Yard are stored in the Peabody Museum.

Peabody
Museums

Earth Movers

Archaeology is alive and kicking in the Boston area. At Harvard, a hands-on course in the Anthropology Department allows students to dig up artifacts in their own backyard. Meanwhile, the City of Boston Archaeology Program gives volunteers an opportunity to engage with the city’s historical legacy.

On Campus

The Landscape of Architecture

The German architect Martin Rein-Cano rejected the idea of the park as a static, unchanging tableau, instead focusing on the potential dynamism of the space.

Mikko-Nissinen
On Campus

Artist Spotlight: Mikko Nissinen

The Crimson spoke with the artistic director of Boston Ballet about his upcoming projects and the state of Harvard Dance.

On Campus

'A Love Supreme' Still Revealing Truths 50 Years Later

Would there have been a “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” without Coltrane’s vision? If the enthusiastic standing-room only crowd that came to see the Sept. 3 colloquium was any indication, the influence of Coltrane’s magnum opus continues to awe half a century after the saxophonist’s death.

InsideOUT
Visual Arts

Houghton Exhibit Digs into Book Binding

The exhibit, which is making its first U.S. appearance at Houghton, features works created by both American and British binders.

Boys Tethered (2008)
On Campus

Boys Tethered (2008)

Boys Tethered (2008)

David Hilliard
On Campus

David Hilliard

David Hilliard is a visiting artist at the Carpenter Center this year.

Ebb (2012)
On Campus

Ebb (2012)

Ebb (2012)

On Campus

Hip-Hop Goes 'Underground' at Harvard

The initiative to showcase Harvard’s hip-hop scene was led by the Harvard College Rap Collective and also featured performances from the 10.12.60’s, Passus, The Harvard Undergraduate Drummers (THUD), and KeyChange.

David Hilliard
On Campus

Portrait of an Artist: David Hilliard

For Hilliard, who has backgrounds in theater and film, photography has a “magic” related to but unique from that of cinema and stage. His paneled photographs, which show glimpses of human scenes in progress, feel like a spectacle unfolding at the viewer’s pace.

Dance at the fair
Academics

Dance at the fair

Aimee P. Ricciardone, executive assistant at the Office for the Arts at Harvard, speaks with Ellie Y. Underwood '18 about dance opportunities at the Academic Fair on Friday in the Science Center Plaza. The Office for the Arts at Harvard holds multiple events to engage freshmen during Opening Days.

Rothko and Holyoke
Museums

Art Museums Will Display Digitally Restored Rothko Murals in Inaugural Exhibition

Including the five murals commissioned by the University, the exhibition will display 38 of Rothko’s works created between 1961 and 1962 and many of the artist’s related studies on paper and canvas.

Peabody
Museums

Earth Movers

Facebook at Puzzle Day
College

This Is CS50.

GSD picture
Visual Arts

Intelligent Design: Negotiating the Identity of the Architecture Track

django unchained scene
Visual Arts

Script Doctors