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Museums

Día de los Muertos Altar
College

Harvard Affiliates Munch on 'Bread of the Dead' at Peabody Museum Día de los Muertos Party

Guests munched on “bread of the dead” and sipped Mexican hot chocolate while listening to musical performances at the Harvard Peabody Museum's Día de los Muertos party Thursday.

Winnie The Pooh MFA
Museums

Winnie The Pooh MFA

Ernest Howard Shepard, ‘The bees are getting suspicious’, Winnie‑the‑Pooh chapter 1, p. 15, 1926. Pencil on paper.

Winnie The Pooh MFA
Museums

An Invitation to Play: The MFA Winnie-the-Pooh Exhibition

It’s loud, exciting, and stimulating, and this emphasis on interplay — and play itself — is no accident. Wall text abounds with descriptions of collaboration between the Milne-Shepard families, as well as the subtlety of “Winnie-the-Pooh’s” educational agenda.

Propaganda Postcards
Museums

Propaganda Postcards

5th Camp Dux, Opera Balilla, 1935. Lithograph (divided back). Leonard A. Lauder Postcard Archive—Promised gift of Leonard A. Lauder.

Propaganda Postcards
Visual Arts

Propaganda Postcards Tell a Story of Societal Fragmentation and Unity

Located in Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts, the exhibit “The Art of Influence: Propaganda Postcards from the Era of World Wars” transports viewers back to this time and invites them to perceive the energy, diversity, and gravity of this brusque, now-primitive form of media.

Winnie the Pooh and Tigger and Piglet Too
Visual Arts

Winnie the Pooh and Tigger and Piglet Too

Winnie-the-Pooh: Exploring a Classic, an exhibition at the MFA now through January, includes stuffed animals of some of the classic characters from the Hundred Acre Wood including Pooh Bear, Tigger and Piglet.

False Narratives
Visual Arts

False Narratives

“The Art of Influence: Propaganda Postcards from the Era of the World Wars” is an exhibit at the MFA which looks at the way graphic art and design has been used as propaganda.

Capitalism Museum
Visual Arts

Capitalism Museum

Visitors can crank The Minimum Wage Machine by Blake Fall-Conroy to get one penny every 4 seconds, or $9/hour (minimum wage).

Capitalism Museum
On Campus

Museum of Capitalism Brings Intelligent, Approachable Exhibit to Tufts

Forget what you know about capitalism — it’s defined as something much broader than our country’s free-market principles at “Museum of Capitalism.”

Bull Head Rhyton Animal Vessels
Visual Arts

Bull Head Rhyton Animal Vessels

Bull head rhyton, Minoan (Late Minoan IIIA:2), 14th–13th century BCE. Painted terracotta. From Karpathos (Greece). The British Museum, London. Donated by W. R. Paton.

Bull Head Rhyton Animal Vessels
On Campus

The History of Drinking: From New York to Timbuktu

A new exhibit at the Harvard Art Museums reveals the intricate — and often surprising — history of drinking from the ancient world to the present.

Orb-Weaver
On Campus

Orb-Weaver

A tarantula is just one of the specimens at the new Orb-Weavers: Web Masters of the Spider World exhibit at the Harvard Museum of Natural History.

Sackler Protest
Crime

Sackler Protest

A crowd gathers in front of Lamont Library on Friday afternoon to protest the Arthur M. Sackler Museum. The Sackler is being scrutinized for being a leading cause of the opioid epidemic.

Sackler Protest
Crime

Sackler Protest

A crowd gathers in front of Lamont Library on Friday afternoon to protest the Arthur M. Sackler Museum.

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.

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