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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

Haworth Tompkins principal Steve Tompkins and American Repertory Theater’s Bloom artistic director Diane Paulus

Courtesy of A.R.T.

U.K.-based Haworth Tompkins to design its first U.S. building

6.5.19

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Sarah Lewis
Photograph by Melissa Blackall

At a seminal conference, black creative intellectuals explore white supremacy, the arts, and justice. 

5.1.19

In De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium, published in 1543, Copernicus revealed a mathematical explanation of the heliocentric model—a major shift in scientific understanding. 

Photograph courtesy of the Houghton Library, Harvard University

An exhibition in Houghton Library shows Apollo 11 in context, and at its most intimate.

5.1.19

Photograph by Tommy LaVergne/Rice University

Currently dean of the Rice University School of Architecture, Whiting will assume her new post on July 1. 

4.17.19

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Her book Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America is the choice in general nonfiction.

 

4.16.19

Seafood ceviche at Celeste, in Somerville

Photograph courtesy of the restaurant

An eclectic array of favored restaurants in Greater Boston

May-June 2019

Log-based cavities host nesting bees at the Arnold Arboretum.

Photograph by Jessica Lau

Greater Boston’s bee cultures

May-June 2019

Garden in the Woods features the white spring ephemerals, such asTrillium grandiflorum,  during Trillium Week (May 5-11).

Photograph courtesy of Native Plant Trust and Garden in the Woods/Photography by Dan Jaffe

Springtime at New England’s native-plant haven

May-June 2019