Museums

The Global Exposure Project Pop-Up Exhibition
Museums

The Global Exposure Project Pop-Up Exhibition

A winning photo from The Global Exposure Project, a photo competition sponsored by the Arts Society of the Harvard Business School, stands on display in the Peabody Museum of Archeology & Ethnology Thursday. The competition asks HBS students to submit original photography. Winners will be exhibited in both the Peabody Museum and the Harvard Museum of Natural History until Monday, May 2.

The Global Exposure Project Pop-Up Exhibition
Visual Arts

Pop-Up Exhibit Features Student Photography

Photographs from around the world are scattered throughout the third floors of the Harvard Peabody and Natural History Museums this week as a part of a pop-up exhibit called “Global Exposure.”

Student Tour Guides
Visual Arts

For Many, Student Tour Guides are the Face of Art Museums

Since re-opening in November 2014, the Museums have employed undergraduates from various academic disciplines to dig deeper into the the collections and lead heavily-researched tours of the artworks on display.

Anne Hawley Study Session
On Campus

Anne Hawley, Director Emerita of Gardner Museum, Brings Arts to IOP

Anne Hawley has brought her background in leadership and advocacy for the arts to the IOP to create an interdisciplinary program of events and discussions during her residency.

Inflatable Art
Visual Arts

Inflatable Art

Passersby admire the 23-foot-tall inflatable sculpture of fruit that was recently installed in Faneuil Hall as part of an MFA exhibit. The fruit is the work of artist Choi Jeong Hwa and is part of the “Megacities Asia” exhibit that runs through July 17th.

 Megacities: “Super-Natural”
On Campus

Contemporary Art and Cities Intersect in 'Megacities Asia'

"Megacities Asia," exploring issues of contemporary urbanism through large-scale installations, opened at the Museum of Fine Arts.

Italian Ideology
Museums

Amidst Terrorism, Italian Leader Calls for Investing in Education

Prime Minister of Italy Matteo Renzi called for greater investments in culture and education, in addition to national security, to stabilize current political and economic unrest in Europe on Thursday.

Putnam Gallery
College

Putnam Gallery

Radio Contact: Tuning in to Politics, Technology and Culture will open March 11 at Harvard's Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments.

Peabody Museum
Museums

Peabody Museum

The Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology.

Peabody
Museums

Ghosts of the Peabody: The Fort Marion Life Casts

“What are people going to come away with when they look at this kind of collection?” Dr. Diana D. Loren asks.

Harvard in the City

Behind the Exhibits at the Harvard Museum of Natural History

There is a side to the museum that is less visible to the public, and it is this dedicated collection staff working behind-the-scenes that ensures that the museum is constantly improving.

Museums

Exhibit on the Influence of the Radio Opens Friday

The Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments’ new exhibit examining the history and influence of radio technology on American culture will open to the public on Friday.

It's Open!
Central Administration

Tedeschi Named Next Art Museums Director

Martha Tedeschi will become the next director of the Harvard Art Museums in July, coming from the Art Institute of Chicago.

Semitic Museum
College

Semitic Museum

Exterior of Harvard Semitic Museum, located at 6 Divinity Ave.

Semitic Museum
FAS

Semitic Museum Fundraises to Increase Digitization

The Semitic Museum is focusing its fundraising efforts on incorporating new technology into its exhibits to engage students in hands-on learning as part of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ portion of Harvard’s ongoing capital campaign.