Centuries old, the Museum of Comparative Zoology collections have accumulated diverse specimens from research expeditions, hunters, zoos, and even the voyage of Captain Cook.
“‘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?”
“In my whole career, I’ve never had the sensation I had when I turned over the block from Blanchard and saw an image that no one had seen for 37,000 years,” White said.
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.
Donated by alumnus George S. Abrams ’54, the collection of 330 drawings span two centuries and represent over 125 artists.
Scholars and students have labored over resin and molds with to bring a piece of the Great Sphinx—or at least a facsimile of it—to Cambridge.
“The Museum, the City, and the University,” a panel discussion between local art museum directors, sought to explore how museums, universities, and cities come together to generate a broader sense of civic engagement.
Ivy-lined Houghton Library seems an unlikely place to explore mind-altering substances—but the Library’s latest exhibit, “Altered States: Sex, Drugs, and Transcendance,” does just that.
From the juncture between “Seeking Stillness” and its neighboring exhibition “Mark Rothko: Reflection,” Jonas’s installation is also within view; Saywell recommended that viewers stand in this spot to take in painting, sculpture, and video stemming from nature.