Museums

Art Study
Visual Arts

Art Study

Art enthusiasts observe prints from Andy Warhol’s Marilyn Diptych collection on Monday afternoon in the Harvard Art Museum. This particular Art Study Center Open Hour was intended to coincide with the production of WARHOLCAPOTE at the American Repertory Theater.

Roam the Galleries
On Campus

After Hours at the Museums: Color, Cocktails, Celebration

The Harvard Art Museums stayed open late last week with food, music, gallery tours, and other events, as part of its continuing efforts to engage students.

Do Diamonds Matter?
On Campus

Do Diamonds Matter?

A renowned panel of experts on diamonds share their knowledge about this precious stone at an event hosted by the Women’s Jewelry Association. The panel was held Wednesday night in Harvard University’s Mineralogical and Geological Museum.

Dr. Daniel J. Levitin
On Campus

Photos of the Day 04.05.17

Next of Kin: Seeing Extinction Through An Artist’s Lens
Museums

Next of Kin: Seeing Extinction Through An Artist’s Lens

Christina Seely’s current exhibition at the Harvard Natural History Museum explores the biodiversity extinction crisis from an artist’s perspective.

Museums

Natural History Museum Exhibit Explores Extinction Through Art

Thanks to an art installation at the Harvard Museum of Natural History, the moa—extinct since the 14th century—is making a reappearance.

HUSPMGU Vote
College

HUSPMGU Vote

Museum attendant Patricia A. Daly votes to ratify the agreement between Harvard University and Harvard University Security, Parking and Museum Guards Union Tuesday night in Lamont Library.

Museums

Guard Union, Harvard Reach Contract Agreement, Negotiate Wage Increase

After negotiations on Monday that lasted over ten hours, Harvard and the the University’s smallest union reached a new contract agreement, ending negotiations that have lasted months.

Museums

Art Museums Launch Fellowship, Summer Institute Through Donations

​The Harvard Art Museums received over $1.5 million in donations this month for a new fellowship and summer program.

Carbon Art Workshop
On Campus

Carbon Art Workshop

Workshop attendees test out charcoal and other carbon-based art supplies. The workshop, which focused on carbon as an art material, was hosted by the Harvard Art Museums.

Museums

Art Museums Celebrate Opening of Colombian Artist Doris Salcedo's Special Exhibit

Students and local residents flooded into the Harvard Art Museums’ Menschel Hall on Tuesday to learn about the theme of mourning in Colombian artist Doris Salcedo’s work.

International Women's Day on the Radio
Harvard in the City

Panelists Highlight Legacy of Women's Radio Project

Participants in the International Women’s Day Radio Project, a radio festival which ran in Boston from 1978 to 1993, came together for their first reunion Tuesday.

Third Annual Fungus Fair
College

Fungi Fair Sprouts with Student Projects

​Mushrooms overtook the Harvard Museum of Natural History on Saturday afternoon.

Peabody Mermaid
Museums

The Littlest Mermaid

Just the gift I've always wanted: a brand-new mummified fish monster.

Peabody's 150
Museums

Peabody's 150

Peabody Director of Academic Partnerships Diana A. Loren shows an audience the Feejee Mermaid. The Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology celebrated its 150th anniversary on Friday.