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Articles: Arts

Detail of a painting showing long grasses and the moon

Tani Bunchō, Grasses and Moon (detail), Japanese, Edo period, 1817.

Image: John Tsantes and Neil Greentree; © Robert Feinberg.

Arts

Paintings from the Edo period convey “a powerful sense of there-ness.” 

2.13.20

The bar at Gustavo restaurant

Gustazo’s lively bar zone

Photograph courtesy of Gustazo Cuban Kitchen & Bar

Modern delights of Cuban cuisine, in Cambridge 

March-April 2020

Photograph of Emily Dickinson’s family home, The Homestead, an elegant wooden building

At The Homestead

Photograph by Norman Eggert/Alamy Stock Photo

Delving into the world of Emily Dickinson

March-April 2020

A bright and colorful historical map of Boston with details of streets, buildings, and green spaces

Click on arrow at right to view image gallery
(1 of 5) Edwin Olsen and Blake Clark, The Colour of an Old City: A Map of Boston, Decorative and Historical, 1926
Map courtesy of the Harvard Map Collection

An exhibition maps the making of a metropolis.

2.18.20

A possible film about cardiologist Paul Dudley White

March-April 2020

Detail of a painting showing long grasses and the moon

Tani Bunchō, Grasses and Moon (detail), Japanese, Edo period, 1817.

Image: John Tsantes and Neil Greentree; © Robert Feinberg.

Paintings from the Edo period convey “a powerful sense of there-ness.” 

2.13.20

Elizabeth Banks looks at the camera as she rides in a convertible with two members of the Hasty Pudding Theatricals.

Elizabeth Banks smiled and waved to the crowd along the parade route.
Photograph by Harvard Magazine/KD

Elizabeth Banks and Ben Platt received this year’s honors.

2.10.20

Increasing your property’s value

March-April 2020

Three fiddlers playing

Photograph by Ryan Carollo

Contra dancing, Balkan music, sea chanteys—and more!

March-April 2020