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Fogg Reopening
Museums

Event Offers Glimpse Into New Harvard Art Museums

The night marked the fourth and final installment of “In-Sight Evening: Preparing for the New Harvard Art Museums,” an event series that began in 2012.

Fogg
Museums

Student Board Will Help Connect Art Museums, Students

In preparation for its reopening this fall, the Harvard Art Museums will create a student advisory board composed of graduate and undergraduate students to serve as its connection to the student body.

Stargaze at the Museum of Science
Museums

Stargaze at the Museum of Science

Enjoy a great view of the stars at the Gilliland Observatory free of charge on Friday evenings. The observatory is located on the roof of the Boston Museum of Science's parking garage.

Fogg Reopening
On Campus

Fogg Reopening

After undergoing several years of construction, the Fogg Museum is expected to reopen in the fall of 2014. The reconstruction of the museum is part of a larger initiative to merge Harvard’s art collection into one building.

Fogg Reopening
On Campus

Today in Photos (03/12/2014)

Fogg
Museums

After Lengthy Wait, Harvard Art Museums Will Open Renovated Building in November

The reconstructed building, which expands total gallery space to 43,000 square feet, will include six levels of public space, a new glass roof, and new resources and spaces for teaching, exhibition, and research.

Poster Child
Museums

New Exhibit Explores History and Science of Human Dissection

A new exhibit in the Science Center showcases human body parts and historical objects related to the science of dissection and anatomy.

Museums

New Exhibit Remembers Passenger Pigeon 100 Years After Extinction

On Saturday, the Harvard Museum of Natural History opened a new exhibit to mark the 100th anniversary of Martha’s death and the extinction of the passenger pigeon.

New Director for Carpenter Center
Visual Arts

Voorhies Assumes Director Position at the Carpenter Center

James Voorhies, who is an art historian, writer, and curator, will be responsible for developing and presenting exhibits and public programs at the Center.

Art in Crisis
Visual Arts

The Monuments Men

During World War II, several Harvard affiliates served as Monuments Men: art professionals who fought against the Nazis’ attempts at destroying works of art, and strove to prevent cultural casualties from piling up alongside human ones. Who were these men? Why did they put their lives on the line? And how does their battle continue today?

Jade Artifact Returned
Crime

35 Years After It Was Stolen, Authorities Return Chinese Vessel to Fogg

The censer, an approximately half-foot tall jade vessel for burning incense, was donated by Ernest B. Dane, Class of 1892, and his wife Helen P. Dane in 1942.

Museums

The Flyby Guide to Area Museums

Still on campus this Thanksgiving and looking for something to do? Boston has one of the best collections of museums in the country (if not the world!) thanks to its rich history and comfortable perch as a major academic and cultural center. Since the days ahead hold no looming midterms or p-set due dates, try spending time at one of these 14 museums for a change of pace.

Thoreau's Maine Woods
Museums

Thoreau's Maine Woods

Scot Miller discusses his jouney of photographing the northern Maine woods for seven years in tribute to Henry David Thoreau’s “The Maine Woods” . His finished gallery will be on display at the Harvard Museum of Natural History.

New Campus Center
Undergraduate Council

Today in Photos (11/15/2013)

Time Reckonings
Museums

History Professor Discusses Evolution of "Time Reckoning"

History professor Daniel L. Smail discussed his research on the measurement and importance of time throughout history in a lecture entitled “Time Reckonings” Thursday night at the Harvard Museum of Natural History.

On Year Later: Boston Marathon Bombings
Boston Marathon

VIDEO: Looking Back One Year Later, Harvard Affiliates Prepare to Return to Finish Line

Johnston Gate Arts Cover
Arts

Rebuilding the Past: Harvard's Beautification Renaissance

Awkward Eye Contact
Columns

Let’s Talk about Campus-Eye-Contact-Culture

Dictionary
Columns

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