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Art Museums

On Campus

Artist Spotlight: Kwesi Budu-Arthur, curator of the Paul Dietrich Gallery

Kwesi Budu-Arthur, associate at the Cambridge Seven architecture firm, also acts as the curator of the firm’s art gallery. The Paul Dietrich Gallery is located inside the walls of the firm itself, and it is up to Budu-Arthur alone to curate the exhibits that he and his co-workers work with everyday.

Soyoung Lee
Art Museums

Soyoung Lee Named Chief Curator of the Harvard Art Museums

Lee will be responsible for overseeing the development of areas that had previously fallen outside the museum’s focus, including pieces from people of color.

Soyoung Lee
Art Museums

Soyoung Lee

The Harvard Art Museums named Soyoung Lee as its chief curator earlier this week. Lee is currently a curator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

MFA Love Story
Visual Arts

‘Love Story,’ a Statement on Fame and the Refugee Experience, Comes to the MFA

“‘Love Story’ raises questions around how and where our attention is focused.” The exhibit follows the stories of six refugees, first as they are portrayed by Moore and Baldwin and then through their own voices. “What kind of stories are we willing to hear? What kind of stories move us?” Breitz’s website demands. “Why is it that the same audiences that are driven to tears by fictional blockbusters remain affectless in the face of actual human suffering?”

Aram Han Sifuntes
Visual Arts

Aram Han Sifuntes

Artist Aram Han Sifuentes meshes embroidery and the naturalization process through her "U.S. Citizenship Test Sampler" project.

Embroidery
Around Town

Embroidery

Workshop participants embroider samplers as they study for the naturalization test.

Bathers
Visual Arts

Bathers

"Bathers (Summer Scene)" by Frederic Bazille in the Harvard Art Museum.

Visual Arts

Romance Meets Art: Valentine’s Day at the MFA

Couples milled about Boston's Museum of Fine Art holding hands and pausing for quick kisses, taking advantage of the museum’s free admission to wander the seemingly endless galleries and enjoy special events and exhibitions in honor of Valentine’s Day.

Autonomy Cube
Visual Arts

Autonomy Cube

The Autonomy Cube is a Tor router enclosed in Plexiglass. Museum visitors can connect to the Tor network to browse the Internet anonymously.

Sackler Museum
Drugs

Photographer Asks Harvard to Shun Sackler Donations

Nan Goldin has called on the Harvard Art Museums to reject donations from the Sackler family over its connection to the opioid drug OxyContin.

Samantha Powers and Greg Barker
Politics

Samantha Powers and Greg Barker

Greg Barker, director of “The Final Year,” talks to former United States Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power after a screening of the film in the Harvard Art Museum.

On Campus

Alumnus Donates Dutch Old Master Drawings to Harvard Art Museums

Donated by alumnus George S. Abrams ’54, the collection of 330 drawings span two centuries and represent over 125 artists.

Roger Bland
Art Museums

Roger Bland

Roger Bland, former Keeper of Coins at the British Museum, speaks on Roman coin finds in Britain Thursday evening at the Harvard Art Museums.

Roger Bland
Art Museums

Harvard Art Museums Host British Coin Expert

British numismatist Roger F. Bland discussed innovations in the field of ancient coin collecting at the Harvard Art Museums on Thursday.

No More, America
Film

No More, America

Ashley M. LaLonde ‘20 stars as Phillis Wheatley, an enslaved 21 year old, soon-to-be acclaimed poet in the film, No More, America.

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