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Wim Wenders speaking at Sanders Theatre on April 2

Photograph courtesy of the Mahindra Humanities Center 

Arts

Wim Wenders delivers the final installment in the 2018 Norton Lectures on Cinema. 

4.16.18

Makeda Best
Photograph by Jim Harrison

Focusing on the Harvard Art Museums’ new photography curator

March-April 2018

A portrait of Benjamin Franklin painted by Robert Feke

Robert Feke’s rendering of Benjamin Franklin

Courtesy of the Harvard University Portrait Collection, Bequest of Dr. John Collins Warren, 1856

Two hundred and seventy years ago, Benjamin Franklin did something highly unusual. He retired.

1.16.18

A scene from Newport’s dramatic Cliff Walk

Photograph courtesy of Discover Newport

Visiting Newport, Rhode Island, during the winter

January-February 2018

Michael Frank and Louise Sacco with the stylish doggie stars of Blue Tango (acquired from an Indiana thrift shop) at the Somerville museum.

Photograph by Jim Harrison

A Somerville museum highlights art “so bad, it’s good.”

January-February 2018

Photograph by Harvard Library Imaging Services

Amusements to dispel the winter blues

 

January-February 2018

Father Columba Stewart

Photograph by Guytano Magno/Hill Museum & Manuscript Library/Saint John’s University

A globe-trotting monk with the Benedictine “survival gene” seeks out treasured manuscripts.

January-February 2018

Mercer and his beloved dog, Rollo
Courtesy of the Mercer Museum & Library

Brief life of an innovative ceramicist: 1856-1930

 

January-February 2018

Cones of the Chinese hemlock, Tsuga chinensis
Photograph by Wang Kang

 

The Chinese variety resists a pest devastating North American trees.

January-February 2018