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Rothko and Holyoke

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.

Calderwood Courtyard Fogg Museum

Calderwood Courtyard Fogg Museum

The ceiling of the Calderwood Courtyard has been remade using glass to allow a more natural inflow of light for the exhibits. The Harvard Art Museums are scheduled to be reopened in the fall of 2014.

Arts First
On Campus

Arts First

THUD knocks it out of the park
On Campus

'THUD Island' Finds a New Rhythm

“THUD Island” featured music closely tied to the group’s experiences on a “deserted” island. In the production, the group crashes on an island and must navigate back to Harvard’s campus for their show, only to find out that they were in the Quad all along.


Upcoming Highlights from Arts First

The Crimson previews choice events from Arts First 2014, May 1-4.

On Campus

Cambodian Filmmaker Finds Truth Beneath the Killing Fields

On April 17 at the Carpenter Center, the Mahindra Humanities Center hosted a film screening of “Enemies of the People,” followed by a panel discussion with the filmmaker. The 2009 film follows Sambath’s 10-year search for confessions and explanations for the 1975-1979 Cambodian genocide that led to the massacre of nearly two million people during the reign of the Khmer Rouge.

On Campus

The Intrinsics Bring The Soul

Composed of ten band members, The Intrinsics combine vocalists, horns, percussion, and strings to produce an energetic, buoyant sound.

On Campus

'Versatorium Playbook' Explores Translation

Charles Bernstein, an American poet, and Peter Waterhouse, an Austrian poet and novelist, combined to share their unique perspectives on translation, illustrating the positive impact translation can have on the art form of poetry, as well as on those who collaborate to translate together.

On Campus

Keeping The Music Alive

While jazz at Harvard still searches to find its rhythm, the April 12 concert filled the lower level of Sanders and drew exuberant applause. For all the program’s logistical issues, it continues to draw hard-working musicians from the student body.

On Campus

Artist Spotlight: Benjamin Bagby

Composer, harpist, and performer of medieval music, Benjamin Bagby is currently touring the country performing “Beowulf” in its original Old English.

On Campus

Collegium Collaborates on "Boundless Realms of Joy"

The Collegium hopes to showcase the ability of choirs to bring people together with their upcoming concert, Boundless Realms of Joy, which will take place on April 11 in Sanders Theatre.

On Campus

MASS Design Group Goes 'Beyond the Building'

On Friday, April 4, in the Piper Auditorium of the Graduate School of Design, Michael Murphy (MArch ’11) and Alan Ricks (MArch ’10) presented “Beyond the Building,” a series of short films documenting MASS Design Group’s work over the five years since its founding.

On Campus

Artist Spotlight: Megan Murdock and Jun Shepard

Megan G. Murdock ’14 and Jun Shepard ’14 both began dancing at the tender age of three. Now Emerging Choreographers for the Harvard Dance Program, the two will be dancing this week in the Harvard-Radcliffe Modern Dance Company’s spring production.

Monae Queen
On Campus

Yardfest Tips & Tricks!

Homework can wait and the latest episode of Game of Thrones will always be on HBO GO, but YOYO—You Only Yardfest Once (or four times, but you get the idea). For those who are unsure how to get the best out of that Sunday, here are some tips!

On Campus

Visiting Musician Offers Taste of Tajikistan

Though he was limited to a mere two strings, Sirojiddin Juraev’s involved strumming and picking technique allowed for a sustained and edgy chordal hum as he delicately toured up and down the thin fretboard.


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