Fogg Art Museum. "American Painting at Mid-Century: Highlights from a Private Collection" through Nov. 14. "Portrait, Prospect and Poetry: British Drawings from the Grenville L. Wintrhop Bequest" through Nov. 11. "Chaste, Chased and Chastened: Old Testament Women in Northern Prints," through Oct. 24.
Gund Hall Gallery. "Studio Work," student work from Spring 1993, through September.
Peabody Museum. "Encounters with the Americas," ongoing. "Ju/wasi: Bushmen of the Kalahari," ongoing. "Worlds in Miniature, Worlds Apart: Dioramas, Models, and Mannequins," ongoing. The Hall of the North American Indian, ongoing.
Sackler Museum. "Buddhist Art: The Later Tradition," through Jan. 23. "From India's Hills and Plains: Rajput Paintings from the Punjab and Rajasthan," through Oct. 31. "Rothko's Harvard Murals," through Nov. 21.
Schlesinger Library. "Votes for Women: An Exhibition of Suffrage Posters," through Dec. 3.
Harvard Film Archive. "High School" at 7 p.m. With director Frederick Wiseman in person. Reception follows at 9 p.m.
Getting a Handle on the Health Care Debate. Panel discussion with Robert Blendon, Lee professor of health policy and management; Joseph Newhouse, MacArthur professor of health policy research and education; and Julie Wilson, director, Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy. Arco Forum, 79 JFK St., 7 p.m.
Talk with Law School Admissions Deans. Admissions deans from University of Chicago, Harvard, New York University and Yale law schools. Boylston Hall, auditorium, 7:30 p.m.
The Late Great Ladies of Blues and Jazz. With Sandra Reaves and the All Star Jazz Band. Loeb Drama Center, 64 Brattle St., 8 p.m. Call 547-8300 for more information.
Spoils of War. In post-World War II New York, 16-year-old Martin dreams of reuniting his parents after a 10-year separation but the world has changed from the revolutionary idealism of the '40s to a time of alienation and self-improvement. Theatre at the Union, 8 p.m. $10 for students. Call 495-4530 for tickets. 1 October Friday