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Prince Shōtoku at Age Two, a thirteenth-century Japanese icon made of wood with inlaid quartz eyes

Image courtesy of the Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Partial and promised gift of Walter C. Sedgwick in memory of Ellery Sedgwick Sr. and Ellery Sedgwick Jr., 2019.122.

Arts

A Harvard Art Museums exhibit reunites a thirteenth-century Japanese icon with artifacts it once held.

6.17.19

Haworth Tompkins principal Steve Tompkins and American Repertory Theater’s Bloom artistic director Diane Paulus

Courtesy of A.R.T.

U.K.-based Haworth Tompkins to design its first U.S. building

6.5.19

The American Repertory Theater will remain at the Loeb Drama Center, on Brattle Street in Cambridge, for several more years, before moving to a new performing-arts center planned in Allston.

Photograph by John Phelan/Wikimedia

A $100-million gift catalyzes a surprising theater relocation.

2.28.19

Exterior of the ArtLab

Photograph by Clare O’Keefe

An “interdisciplinary laboratory devoted to creativity, innovation, collaboration, and connection” 

2.25.19

A serene and snowy moment in historic Portland

Photograph courtesy of Corey Templeton Photography

Enjoying Portland, Maine, in the “off-season”

January-February 2019

Bess Wohl

Photograph by Astrid Stawiarz/Getty Images

Bess Wohl writes plays from an actor’s perspective.

January-February 2019

Shaina Taub sings as militant suffragist Alice Paul.

Photograph by Kevin Grady/Radcliffe Institute

A seventy-fifth Schlesinger Library anniversary celebration

10.31.18

In the Metropolitan Opera’s scene shop, Sarah Meyers stands calmly next to a monster’s oversized snout.

Photograph by Robert Adam Mayer

Opera director Sarah Meyers doesn’t want you to notice everything.

November-December 2018

Lawrence S. Bacow and Adele Fleet Bacow, stage center at Sanders Theatre, congratulate, thank, and celebrate the performers at the Thursday evening inaugural concert and performances.

Photograph by JSR/Harvard Magazine

Students, faculty members, and visiting artists perform music, song, drama, and even a work of visual art in real time.

10.5.18