Museums

Smashing Agassiz’s Boulder
Race

Evolutionary Biologist Puts Agassiz’s Views on Race Under Microscope

Evolutionary biologist Joseph L. Graves examined the controversial history of former Harvard professor Louis Agassiz’s views on race and human evolution.

Harvard Art Museums Free Admission
Student Life

Museum Day Live! Attracts 1,000 to Harvard Art Museums

The Harvard Art Museums participated in the Smithsonian magazine’s Museum Day Live! event on Saturday.

Museum of Fine Arts' #mfaNOW Event
Museums

Museum of Fine Arts' #mfaNOW Event

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.

Museum of Fine Arts' #mfaNOW Event
Museums

Museum of Fine Arts' #mfaNOW Event

Visitors attending the Museum of Fine Arts' #mfaNOW launch party walk around the entrance to the museum on Saturday night. The launch party was hosted first come first serve with no advance tickets, according to the museum website.

Museum of Fine Arts' #mfaNOW Event
Museums

Museum of Fine Arts' #mfaNOW Event

#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.

Museum of Fine Arts' #mfaNOW Event
Visual Arts

24 Hours with the Clock

Can a film about its own duration possibly maintain such manic levels of devotion? Only time will tell.

Overnight at the MFA
Museums

MFA Kicks Off Season of Contemporary Art With Packed Overnight

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.

mfaNOW Overnight
College

mfaNOW Overnight

Attendees of the "mfaNOW Overnight" event had the chance to view unique exhibits after-hours. The 15-hour event at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston began shortly after the museum closed Saturday.

On Campus

Harvard Art Museums Introduce New Director at Student Late Night

The Harvard Art Museums stayed open late on Thursday to introduce their new director to students.

Janelle Monáe
Music

Janelle Monáe

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.