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Sackler Protest
College

Sackler Protest

Protestors stopped in front of the Arthur M. Sackler building. Cheryl Juaire, one of the organizer of the event, said in an interview that the group's goal is to urge University President Bacow to "be the pioneer in taking down the name."

Sackler Protest
College

Activists Renew Calls for Harvard to Remove Sackler Name from Museum

Dozens of activists protested outside of Harvard’s Arthur M. Sackler Museum on Friday, urging the University to remove the late medicine marketer’s name from campus and refuse future donations from the Sackler family.

Harvard Art Museums
Letters

Mothers of Opioid Victims Urge Harvard to Remove Sackler Name, Bacow Refuses

The mothers’ efforts to pressure the University come at a time when other prestigious institutions that have received donations from the Sacklers are grappling with similar entreaties from activists.

Harvard Art Museums
On Campus

Harvard Art Museums

The Harvard Art Museums, comprised of the the Fogg, Busch-Reisinger, and Arthur M. Sackler Museums, are located on Quincy Street, right across from Harvard Yard.

Bauhaus Household Objects Still
On Campus

Harvard Art Museums Celebrate Bauhaus Centennial

The exhibit’s 200 works by 74 artists encapsulate the diversity of both the Bauhaus and of Harvard’s own collection, which is typically housed at the Busch-Reisinger Museum.

Sackler Protest
Fundraising

Activists Call on Harvard to Strip Art Museum of Sackler Name

Local activists and at least one public official are calling on Harvard to remove the Sackler family’s name from their buildings after a memorandum filed in federal court Tuesday alleged the family knowingly understated the risks of its company’s addictive opioid product.

Cadmium Yellow, Light
Art Museums

Rhapsody in Rainbow

Pink is "not historically a color.”

Rhytons and Bowls
Levity

Fine, We’ll Fucking Write About the Animal-Shaped Vessels

Is this what you wanted?

Cadmium Yellow, Light
Arts

Cadmium Yellow, Light

Cadmium yellow and other sunny shades populate a portion of the Forbes pigment collection.

Ultramarine and Friends
Arts

Ultramarine and Friends

Hues of blues and greens, pictured here at the Harvard Art Museums.

Rhytons and Bowls
Museums

Rhytons and Bowls

Rhytons and bowls are on display at the Harvard Art Museums’ new exhibit, “Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World: Feasting with Gods, Heroes, and Kings.”

Soyoung Lee Portrait
On Campus

Portrait of an Artist: Soyoung Lee

At the Harvard Art Museums, Lee will oversee three curatorial divisions: Asian and Mediterranean Art, European and American Art, and Modern and Contemporary Art.

Museums

‘Common Threads: Weaving Stories Across Time’ Holds True to Its Name

“Common Threads: Weaving Stories Across Time,” which runs through Jan. 13 at the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, features a diverse collection of textile-inspired artworks of different mediums, created by contemporary artists from around the world. The exhibit strives to “explore the ways in which the art of the past continues to inspire artists now” and executes this goal perfectly. Each piece is distinctive from the others, and ties together both old and new elements of textile art in a novel way.

rowland-pdf
Visual Arts

rowland-pdf

One of Rowland’s works currently on view at The Harvard Art Museums in Gallery 1120.

rowland-pdf
Visual Arts

Cameron Rowland: Inside an Artist’s Brain

On Nov. 14, the Harvard Art Museums welcomed contemporary artist Cameron Rowland to discuss some of the thoughts and history behind his work. Rowland is an American artist from Philadelphia currently living and working in Queens, New York. Rowland is known for his conceptual art, and given his use of found and readymade objects, some have come to consider him the 21st century version of the infamous artist Marcel Duchamp.

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