Evolutionary biologist Joseph L. Graves examined the controversial history of former Harvard professor Louis Agassiz’s views on race and human evolution.
The Harvard Art Museums participated in the Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day Live! event on Saturday.
An employee at the Indulge India food truck serves customers at the #mfaNOW launch party on Saturday night. Indulge India was one of four food trucks--others included Bonetown Burgers, North East of the Border, and Sheherazad--that served crowds on the Linde Family Wing parking lot throughout the evening.
#mfaNOW launch party attendees gather around an installation set up in the Museum of Fine Arts' outdoor exhibition on the Linde Family Wing parking lot on Saturday night. #mfaNOW is a season celebrating contemporary art and artists, according to the museum website.
On Saturday, Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts hosted its first #mfaNOW event, an all-night celebration of contemporary art intended to draw in the city’s younger crowd.
The Harvard Art Museums stayed open late on Thursday to introduce their new director to students.
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.
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 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.