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.
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.
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.
Under the leadership of new director, professor Peter Der Manuelian, and with the support of a new umbrella organization, Harvard Museums of Science and Culture, the Harvard Semitic Museum is set to launch an array of both structural and exhibitional developments in the coming years.
The Harvard Art Museums will add about 300 works of Japanese art to its collections thanks to a gift from retired bio-organic chemistry professor and businessman Robert Feinberg ’61 and his wife Betsy, the Museums announced in a press release on Tuesday.
With pieces from around the world in their collections, Harvard's museums negotiate what artifacts they rightfully hold and should put on display.
It’s the first weekend of October after a week that felt like anything but fall. Make the most of what is mostly still nice weather with a picnic—or at least by studying for those midterms outdoors.
Conservation photographer Sandesh Kadur points out the wide diversity of life in the Himalayas. In his talk yesterday at the Sackler Museum, he discussed how global change impacts biodiversity in the mountain ecosystem.
Awaiting the re-opening of Harvard’s Fogg Museum in 2014, Harvard recently launched a digital version of its Art Museums magazine, “Index,” to provide users with updates on the renovation as well as unique daily content.
Students and members of the community create a lively atmosphere in and around the geometric entrance of the Arthur M. Sackler Museum.
Cars drive past the busy geometric entrance of the Arthur M. Sackler Museum on Wednesday afternoon.