“Those are Communist symbols!” the husband says of the butterflies floating in the scenery. “Those are lemons!” claims his wife.
Jane Lubchenco, administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, discusses recent advancements in sustainable fisheries management and other ocean science and policy.
The new exhibition "Everywhen: The Eternal Present in Indigenous Art from Australia" opened at the Harvard Art Museums on Feb. 4.
The Harvard Art Museums’ special exhibition on Indigenous Art from Australia opens on Friday, with an opening celebration on Thursday night.
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.
An attendee works on her silkscreening print at a Harvard Art Museums Materials Lab workshop. Visitors pressed ink through screens to create stenciled designs.
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.
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.
During the panel, speakers highlighted additional scientifically and historically significant items in the museum’s possession.
In a lecture titled “How Nature Can Save Us,” M. Sanjayan focused on how important nature is to humans.
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,” 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.