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Tiya Miles and Tomiko Brown-Nagin

Tiya Miles (top) and Tomiko Brown-Nagin 

Screenshot by Harvard Magazine

Arts

Tiya Miles traces a mother and daughter’s story through a cotton sack.

7.21.21

Tiya Miles and Tomiko Brown-Nagin

Tiya Miles (top) and Tomiko Brown-Nagin 

Screenshot by Harvard Magazine

Tiya Miles traces a mother and daughter’s story through a cotton sack.

7.21.21

A few visitors in the arcade overlooking the Calderwood Courtyard of the Harvard Art Museums

Soon visitors will return to the arcade overlooking the museums' Calderwood Courtyard.

Photo: Matthew Montieth; © President and Fellows of Harvard College. Image courtesy of the Harvard Art Museums.

The musems will welcome students back on September 1, and the public on September 4.

7.20.21

Amartya Sen

Amartya Sen

Photograph courtesy of Wikimedia Commons

The book covers the first thirty years of the Nobel-prize winning economist’s life.

7.9.21

Diamond held by metal tongs

Atmospheric carbon dioxide can be used to make diamonds.

Photograph by Unsplash

Countering greenhouse gases by making diamonds from the sky

6.21.21

Screenshot of Sherri Ann Charleston and Annette Gordon-Reed in conversation

Sherri Ann Charleston (left) and Annette Gordon-Reed

Screenshot by Harvard Magazine

Annette Gordon-Reed discusses her unusually personal book on the holiday.

6.15.21

Photo of cast of The Hot Wing King

The cast of The Hot Wing King

Photograph by Monique Carbon.

The Hot Wing King wins the 2021 prize for drama.

6.11.21

Horace D. Ballard

Horace D. Ballard
Photograph by Jeneene Chatowsky

Horace D. Ballard will direct American art collections at the museums.

6.10.21

Painting of masted ships on the ocean

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(1 of 3) Ship America on the Grand Banks, circa 1800, by Michele Felice Cornè

©2014 Peabody Essex Museum

From oceanic voyages to romping in the waves, a new exhibit explores relationships to water.

July-August 2021