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Winslow Homer's Brush Harrow

The artist as witness

Harvard exhibit features Winslow Homer’s Civil War illustrations

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Harvard Art Museums coin curator

Uncommon coinage

The Harvard Art Museums’ first curator of ancient coins retires after 17 years

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CAST OF SIX

Fall into art

A sampling of the season’s best in local music, theater, and visual arts

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The Donkey Show Butterflies fall over the crowd.

Last dance, last chance

Curtain coming down on the immersive, disco-insistent ‘Donkey Show’ after a decade-long run at A.R.T.

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Top panel of "Cornelia Otis Skinner" by Mary Sully overlays female characters in a Russian doll pattern.

A colorful figure

Professor reckons with his family’s history in a study of his talented, if eccentric, relative’s art

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Stephanie Burt in her office

A new way to read

English Professor Stephanie Burt rethinks our relationship with poetry

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ballet dancers in a row in the mist

Boston Ballet dances the night away

Arnold Arboretum serves as the backdrop for a promotional spot for the company’s season opening performance of 'Giselle’

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The cast of Pride in Prejudice walking through the Arboretum

A pastoral romance

Arnold Arboretum will host performance of Austen’s 'Pride and Prejudice'

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A visitor takes a photo of a painting on the wall at the Harvard Art Museum.

Summer in the city

Movies, plays, music, and exhibitions to keep you entertained

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woman holding artifacts

Uncovering an ancient world

Radcliffe fellow heads a team helping preserve the ancient city of Nicomedia in modern-day Turkey

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Julie Orringer.

The ‘American Schindler’

Former Radcliffe fellow’s new novel focuses on Harvard grad who saved Jewish artists during World War II

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cast of We Live in Cairo

A revolutionary musical

‘We Live in Cairo,’ about the 2011 Egyptian uprising, premieres at A.R.T.

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Six people including singer Alicia Keys and her husband Kasseem Dean pose for a group photo

Bringing art to the people it depicts

Kasseem Dean (Swizz Beatz) feels strongly about sharing his Gordon Parks collection — and about giving underrepresented artists a chance

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