42 stories tagged ‘Office for the Arts’
Actors Matt Damon and John Lithgow met at Sanders Theatre on Thursday for a spirited conversation that kicked off Harvard’s annual Arts First celebration.
Artist and composer Wynton Marsalis returned to Sanders Theatre for his fourth lecture-performance at Harvard, an exploration of the strange alchemy of instinct, expertise, and empathy that jazz musicians need to “play and stay together.”
Harvard Medical School’s Jonathan Beckwith has used his course “Social Issues in Biology” to teach students about the societal implications of science, and now he is collaborating with a Harvard alum Calla Videt to bring his message to the stage.
The Broadway star Christine Ebersole shared her advice and some tricks of the trade with three undergraduates during a master class sponsored by Harvard’s Office for the Arts.
Wintersession and Winter Break offer many chances to try out a new skill or return to a passion.
Three local jazz figures came to Harvard to explore their passion for the music and its future as a singular American art form.
The Harvard Allston Education Portal celebrated its fifth year of programming and an expansion of its facility and its mission with a community event that featured performances by Harvard students and a lecture by faculty member Michael Sandel.
The Harvard Summer Pops Band celebrated its 40th anniversary with a performance in Sanders Theatre on July 26. They will perform at 3 p.m. July 29 at Boston’s Hatch Shell.
Senior Matt Aucoin immersed himself in Harvard’s rich worlds of poetry and music, with a degree in English, a passion for writing and composing, and a future destined for The New Yorker, or the conductor’s chair, or both.
The 20th anniversary of Harvard’s Arts First festival, presented by the Office for the Arts at Harvard and the Office of Governing Boards, featured 100 music, dance, theater, and multimedia events in a dozen venues.
Artist David Michalek, creator of “Slow Dancing,” a temporary installation on the façade of Widener Library, discussed the evolution of his work during a talk at Boylston Hall.
Harvard’s Arts First festival is celebrating its 20th year with poetry, performance, and a stunning public art display.
Across campus, students participated in a series of arts intensives during January’s Wintersession that let them tap their creative talents.
As winter break approaches, College officials strongly encourage students to spend time away from campus and to reconnect with friends and family. But those hungry for something to do can return on Jan. 13 for Wintersession 2012, 10 days of innovative programming for students interested in exploring a creative passion, developing a new skill, or delving into an extracurricular or career interest.
Emmy Award-winning screenwriter and producer Agnes Nixon will visit Harvard on Dec. 6 as the Harvard Foundation’s artist-in-residence.
As part of the Office for the Arts at Harvard’s Learning From Performers program, piano virtuoso Lang Lang gave a master class to three lucky Harvard undergraduates at Sanders Theatre.
With an annual program administered by the Office for the Arts, Harvard undergraduates explore extraordinary opportunities for growth in their fields.
Since 2009, three of Harvard’s main arts positions have changed hands. The fresh leaders of the music, dance, and choral spheres represent an important new direction for the arts.
Harvard’s new director of the OFA Dance Program, Jill Johnson, brings a love of movement and a boundless curiosity to the post and a desire to connect her disciplines to a range of academic pursuits.
The arrival of the first components of the new Fisk Opus 139 organ for the Memorial Church was welcomed with song on June 20.
The University gets ready to celebrate its classic values, as well as its recent innovative momentum in the sciences, public service, diversity, internationalism, and the arts. Oct. 14 will be the launch of the official 375th anniversary.
Documentary photographer Susan Meiselas, Ed.M. ’71, receives the 2011 Harvard Arts Medal as part of the annual Arts First Festival.
Harvard graduate and award-winning producer Carlton Cuse ’81 returned to campus to offer students a look behind the scenes at his TV show “Lost” and insight into his creative process.
In four days of festivities, Harvard celebrates four decades of dedication to a great American musical form.
Students stepped outside their comfort zones and explored their creative sides as part of a new range of programs offered during winter break.