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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.

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

6.17.19

Moffett—who has trekked across the globe in search of unusual creatures—with an ants’ nest in Australia

Photograph courtesy of Mark W. Moffett

Naturalist Mark W. Moffett investigates insects—and now, evolving human societies.

May-June 2019

Bibliophile behind the footlights: Harry Widener (front row, far left) acted in high school in an English version of a French farce. 

Photograph courtesy of the Hill School Archives

Brief life of Harry Elkins Widener, theater-loving bibliophile: 1885-1912

May-June 2019

Houghton Library’s redesigned exterior will feature a fully accessible entrance with ramped walkways.

Rendering courtesy of Ann Beha Architects

A renovation to make Houghton Library “open to all”

May-June 2019

“Trading Floor, 1981.” Ready for the New Era in Financial Markets: Lehman Brothers Kuhn Loeb.

Courtesy of the Lehman Brothers Records, Baker Library, Harvard Business School

A Harvard Business School exhibition traces the rise and Great Recession fall of an iconic investment bank.

3.26.19

Martha Whitehead

Courtesy of Harvard University

A new leader for the library system

2.12.19

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(1 of 9) Typography instructor Herbert Bayer’s design for a cinema (c. 1924-1925) is a stark contrast to the elaborate theaters of the 1920s.
Image courtesy of the Harvard Art Museums and Busch-Reisinger Museum, ©President and Fellows of Harvard College

Exploring the Bauhaus and Harvard

March-April 2019

Photograph by Matthew Monteith

A tribute to the art museums’ Calderwood Courtyard

March-April 2019

Enjoy an early spring stroll at Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary.

Photograph courtesy of Drumlin Farm Wildlife Sanctuary

Exploring nature through Mass Audubon

March-April 2019