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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

Five flutists playing together on stage

Claire Chase (left, on contrabass flute) and students (Jessica Shand, Jennifer Wang, Mai Nguyen, and Taiga Ultan), all on flutes, play a work by Vijay Iyer during the ArtLab's opening celebration.
Photograph by Karen Philippi/Courtesy of the ArtLab

The ArtLab debuts.

9.20.19

Dance theater company ANIKAYA’s The Conference of the Birds explores movement, self-knowledge, and human interdependence. 

Photograph by Gary Alpert

Choreographer Wendy Jehlen’s “dance diplomacy”

July-August 2019

Last year, ArtWeek featured “art in the dark” projections on Boston Common.

Photographs courtesy of ArtWeek

ArtWeek 2019 offers hundreds of events around Massachusetts.

March-April 2019

Dancers Twyla Tharp and Graciela Figueroa in After ‘Suite’ (1969)

Photograph by Jack Mitchell

A retrospective show at Boston’s ICA 

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

Madelyn Ho during a playful moment in Esplanade, one of choreographer Paul Taylor’s most famous works

Photograph by Paul B. Goode

Madelyn Ho pursued two tracks: modern dance, and getting her M.D.

July-August 2018

Photograph courtesy of the ART

 

HEAR WORD! portrays the lives of Nigerian women.

January-February 2018

Portrait of Claudia Schreier in rehearsal

Choreographer Claudia Schreier, in rehearsal

Photograph by Rosalie O’Connor

A choreographer's career, taking shape

May-June 2017