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Reginald Dwayne Betts seated in front of a black background

Reginald Dwayne Betts performs Felon: A play; A discourse during a virtual lecture at the Harvard Graduate School of Design.

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Arts

Poet and lawyer—and MacArthur “genius”—Reginald Dwayne Betts on art and imprisonment

10.6.21

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

Ornate eighteenth-century dress with wide hooped skirt

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(1 of 2) Among the 107 ensembles are an ornate mantua, c. 1760-65

Photograph courtesy of Kunstmuseum Den Haag

Highlighting 250 years of women in fashion

January-February 2021

Beds were set up for Spanish flu patients outside the Harvard-affiliated Peter Bent Brigham Hospital in 1918.
Photograph courtesy of the Brigham and Women's Hospital Archives

Fall semester interrupted, a century ago

6.23.20

Bow Street’s festive courtyard lit up at night.

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(1 of 7) Bow Street’s festive courtyard lit up at night.

Photograph by Emily Tirella/Courtesy of Bow Market

Somerville’s Bow Market makes its mark.

November-December 2019

Last year, ArtWeek featured “art in the dark” projections on Boston Common.

Photographs courtesy of ArtWeek

ArtWeek 2019 offers hundreds of events around Massachusetts.

March-April 2019

Photograph of gymsuit by Kevin Grady/Radcliffe Institute

Lest young ladies’ “tides” be deranged

July-August 2018

Steampunk style merges “neo-Victorian fashion with retro-futuristic technology.”

Photograph by Bobbi Lane

Steampunk Festival celebrates art and history in Waltham, Massachusetts

May-June 2017