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Illustration by Gaby D’Alessandro


The continuing appeal of novelist Rachel Ingalls


A miniature version of a New England high-post bed (ca. 1750-1765), with historically accurate bed furnishings by Natalie Larson

Object on loan courtesy of Natalie and Bruce Larson

Photograph courtesy of the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

A Wadsworth Atheneum and Museum exhibit reveals how we once slept.

January-February 2019

Journal from Houghton Library/Photograph by Harvard Library Imaging Services

Houghton Library, MS Eng 1610, vol. 2, frontispiece

…and a possible clue in the stacks

January-February 2019

Photograph by Harvard Magazine/JC

Re-landscaping Massachusetts Hall, making the entrance to Harvard Yard more welcoming

January-February 2019

Philip J. Deloria

Photograph by Jim Harrison

Philip Deloria studies American Indians and the contradictions that made America.

January-February 2019

A boat cast adrift: visualizing the text, “Though the orange tree isle / Remain fast in its color, / ’Tis not such change, / But this drifting boat’s whither / That is beyond all knowing.”

Image courtesy of the Harvard Art Museums Imaging Department ©President and Fellows of Harvard College

A magnificent set of images, published—and exhibited

January-February 2019

Liz Glynn

Photograph by Evelena Ruether/Liz Glynn Studio

In Liz Glynn’s massive installations, big questions about the meaning of value

January-February 2019

(Click on arrow at right to see a gallery of images.) The stained-glass image of the juggler, commissioned for the exhibition, from Atelier Miller, at the entry to Dumbarton Oaks

Image courtesy of Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection

“Juggling” literary history at Dumbarton Oaks


The Harvard Ceramics Program show and sale draws about 4,000 people.

Photograph courtesy of the Harvard Ceramics Program

Boston’s open studios, holiday craft fairs, and more

November-December 2018