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    Byzantium to Russia: Origins and Development of Russian Icons, 1200-1900

    Presented by Museum of Russian Icons

    May 2 - September 12, 2015

    This exceptional, compelling selection of 48 icons and extraordinary artifacts from the British Museum traces the stylistic development of sacred art from ancient Byzantium, center of Christian civilization, to the introduction of Christianity to Russia. The exhibition of rare icons will also include Byzantine cast metal objects, ivories and engraved gems.

    This is the first time the renowned British ...more


    Images of Grief and Healing

    Presented by Maud Morgan Arts

    August 10 - September 11, 2015

    Grief may be a universal human emotion, but the expression of grief is highly individual, as evidenced by “Images of Grief and Healing” at the Chandler Gallery. The exhibit, juried by...more

    Material World

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    September 26, 2015

    This one-day symposium considers the historical importance, artistry, and evolution of textiles, within the context of a world where traditional notions of textiles are constantly changing. The...more

    Materials Lab Workshop: Light

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    September 29, 2015

    What do a medieval stained-glass [“window”:http://www.harvardartmuseums.org/art/231842], Moholy-Nagy’s kinetic [“Light-Space...more

    Materials Lab Workshop: Silkscreening

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    October 24, 2015

    In conjunction with the special exhibition [“Corita Kent and the Language of Pop”:http://www.harvardartmuseums.org/visit/exhibitions/4830/corita-kent-and-the-language-of-pop], Francesca Bewer,...more

    The Map is Not the Territory

    Presented by Multicultural Arts Center at Multicultural Arts Center, Cambridge

    September 4 - November 3, 2015

    Parallel Paths: Palestinians, Native Americans, and Irish
    September 4 – November 3
    Reception: September 17th from 6-8 PM

    This culturally-varied...more

    From the Nile to the Euphrates: Creating the Harvard Semitic Museum

    Presented by Harvard Semitic Museum

    December 5, 2014 - November 5, 2015

     Featuring a rich assortment of antiquities collected by museum founder David Gordon Lyon (1852-1935), a new exhibition opening December 5, 2014 allows visitors to explore the history of the...more

    Art Study Center Seminar: Islamic Manuscripts

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    November 20, 2015

    The Shahnama (Book of Kings) by the 10th-century Persian poet Firdawsi is one of the most frequently illustrated texts in Islamic art. This session will focus on a Shahnama that was likely...more

    Materials Lab Workshop: Light

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    November 21, 2015

    What do a medieval stained-glass [“window”:http://www.harvardartmuseums.org/art/231842], Moholy-Nagy’s kinetic [“Light-Space...more

    Finding Our Way: An Exploration of Human Navigation

    Presented by Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments

    February 12 - December 11, 2015

     This exhibition explores both the biological underpinnings of human navigation and its technological history, from the sea-faring cultures of the southern Pacific to early European mariners....more

    Art Study Center Seminar: Rodolphe Bresdin

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    December 11, 2015

    Rodolphe Bresdin (1822–1885), one of the most visionary and eccentric graphic artists of the 19th century, was admired by such contemporaries as Victor Hugo and Charles Baudelaire. His drawings...more

    Materials Lab Workshop: Silkscreening

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    December 15, 2015

    In conjunction with the special exhibition [“Corita Kent and the Language of Pop”:http://www.harvardartmuseums.org/visit/exhibitions/4830/corita-kent-and-the-language-of-pop], Francesca Bewer,...more

    The Glass Flowers

    Presented by Harvard Museum of Natural History at Harvard Museum of Natural History, Cambridge

    October 9, 2012 - December 31, 2015

    3,000 amazingly realistic models of plants, flowers and fruits, painstakingly crafted in glass from 1886 to 1936 by German glass artists, father and son Leopold and Rudolph Blaschka. Some 4,000...more

    Corita Kent and the Language of Pop

    Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge

    September 3, 2015 - January 3, 2016

    American artist Corita Kent juxtaposed spiritual, pop cultural, literary, and political writings alongside symbols of consumer culture and modern life in order to create bold images and prints...more

    Museum Highlights Tour at Harvard Peabody Museum

    Presented by Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology at Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, Cambridge

    February 20, 2015 - February 26, 2016

    Visit towering Native American totem poles and precious artifacts of the ancient world. See life-size casts of Maya monuments and changing exhibitions such...more

    Images of Discovery

    Presented by MIT Museum at MIT Museum, Cambridge

    February 28, 2015 - March 1, 2016

    Photographers, image makers, and innovators Felice Frankel, Harold "Doc" Edgerton, and Berenice Abbott are featured in this new exhibition at the MIT Museum. While working at MIT, each...more

    Islands: Evolving in Isolation

    Presented by Harvard Museum of Natural History at Harvard Museum of Natural History, Cambridge

    April 25, 2015 - April 25, 2016

    With bizarre woodpecker-like primates, dwarf humans, and flightless birds over nine feet high, islands are havens for some of the most unusual living creatures on our planet. Why are islands such...more

    Lab Lounge at Le Laboratoire Cambridge

    Presented by Le Laboratoire Cambridge

    June 12, 2015 - August 13, 2016

    Come join us for a drink and casual conversation at Le Laboratoire Cambridge's Lab Lounge, which is now open Friday and Saturday nights! The Lab Lounge is a new place to unwind and enjoy the...more

    Sea Creatures in Glass

    Presented by Harvard Museum of Natural History at Harvard Museum of Natural History, Cambridge

    March 24, 2015 - March 28, 2017

    Sea Creatures in Glass: Blaschka Models of Marine Invertebrates is an exhibit at the Harvard Museum of Natural History featuring recently restored invertebrate models created by famed glass...more

    Arts of War: Artistry in Weapons across Cultures

    Presented by Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology at Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, Cambridge

    October 18, 2014 - October 18, 2017

    War has been an attribute of human cultures throughout time, and weapons are crafted with a practical, deadly intent. Nearly as pervasive as war itself is the practice of decorating the objects...more

    Birds of the World

    Presented by Harvard Museum of Natural History at Harvard Museum of Natural History, Cambridge

    November 12, 2014 - November 12, 2017

    Boasting over 10,000 species, birds are the most diverse land vertebrates on the planet, surpassing the biological diversity of mammals, reptiles, and amphibians. Thriving in every corner of the...more

    Sea Creatures in Glass: Blaschka Models of Marine Invertebrates

    Presented by Harvard Museum of Natural History at Harvard Museum of Natural History, Cambridge

    Ongoing

     Sea Creatures in Glass: Blaschka Models of Marine Invertebrates is a new exhibit at the Harvard Museum of Natural History featuring recently restored invertebrate models created by famed...more

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