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Visual Arts

Communist Symbols and a Black Abyss at the MFA

“Those are Communist symbols!” the husband says of the butterflies floating in the scenery. “Those are lemons!” claims his wife.

From Gloom and Doom to Hope
On Campus

From Gloom and Doom to Hope

Jane Lubchenco, administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, discusses recent advancements in sustainable fisheries management and other ocean science and policy.

On Campus

'Everywhen' Opens at Harvard Art Museums

The new exhibition "Everywhen: The Eternal Present in Indigenous Art from Australia" opened at the Harvard Art Museums on Feb. 4.

Museums

Indigenous Australian Art Exhibit Opens in Harvard Art Museums

The Harvard Art Museums’ special exhibition on Indigenous Art from Australia opens on Friday, with an opening celebration on Thursday night.

Silkscreening at Harvard Art Museums
Visual Arts

Silkscreening at Harvard Art Museums

Research curator Francesca Brewer demonstrates the silkscreening process during a Harvard Art Museums Materials Lab workshop on Dec. 15. Visitors pressed ink through screens to create stenciled designs.

The Silkscreening Process
Visual Arts

The Silkscreening Process

An attendee works on her silkscreening print at a Harvard Art Museums Materials Lab workshop. Visitors pressed ink through screens to create stenciled designs.

Study Center Open Hours
On Campus

Study Center Open Hours

Harvard Art Museums curatorial fellow Robert E. Wiesenberger discusses museum archives during the Art Study Center Open Hours on Dec. 15. The open hours featured art from collections not currently on public view, including selected works from Corita Kent.

Museums

Author Talks Scientific Realities Behind Mythology

Matthew Kaplan’s lecture on the “Science of the Magical" explored scientific realities of modern and ancient mythology and drew a crowd of more than 150 people.

FAS

Harvard Museum of Natural History Celebrates Rare Objects

During the panel, speakers highlighted additional scientifically and historically significant items in the museum’s possession.

College

Conservation Scientist Urges Sustainable Business

In a lecture titled “How Nature Can Save Us,” M. Sanjayan focused on how important nature is to humans.

Museums

The Trouble with Jellyfish

Nestled in a building of glass and chrome is what appears to be a Victorian era collector’s room. The theme of the exhibit is obvious: Wispy tentacles undulate across the muted blue wallpaper, the hanging vintage prints are decorated with umbrella-like forms, and the glass cases display slabs of rock which I am told are jellyfish fossils. (It took me a moment to realize what these were because jellyfish don’t have bones.)

Black Chronicles II
Visual Arts

Hutchins Center Showcases ‘Black Chronicles’ Photo Exhibit

“​Black Chronicles II,”​ as the exhibition is called, is the continuation of a similar project looking to address the absence of cultural diversity in the Victorian historical narrative.

Day of the Dead
Museums

Day of the Dead

Peabody Museum visitors examine a table full of objects associated with the Day of the Dead. This setup is part of the Peabody Museum's celebration of the Day of the Dead for local families.

Special Teams
Football

In Photos: The Game

Crimson-UC Crossfire Debate
College

The Back of the UC Ballot

Helicopter over Harvard
Crime

In Photos: Bomb Threat Shakes the Yard

College

A.D. Club ‘Strongly’ Opposes Membership Changes