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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.

Arts

A Harvard Art Museums exhibit reunites a thirteenth-century Japanese icon with artifacts it once held.

6.17.19

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

In the Metropolitan Opera’s scene shop, Sarah Meyers stands calmly next to a monster’s oversized snout.

Photograph by Robert Adam Mayer

Opera director Sarah Meyers doesn’t want you to notice everything.

November-December 2018

Lawrence S. Bacow and Adele Fleet Bacow, stage center at Sanders Theatre, congratulate, thank, and celebrate the performers at the Thursday evening inaugural concert and performances.

Photograph by JSR/Harvard Magazine

Students, faculty members, and visiting artists perform music, song, drama, and even a work of visual art in real time.

10.5.18

Davóne Tines (left) and Michael Schachter presenting Were You There at the American Repertory Theater last December

Photograph by Evgenia Eliseeva/American Repertory Theater

An oratorio adapted from Langston Hughes

September-October 2018

The splendid interior of the Methuen Memorial Music Hall.

Photograph by Len Levasseur

Seasonal concerts at the Methuen Memorial Music Hall

July-August 2018

MAA MoCA is housed in a repurposed industrial mill conplex in North Adams, Masachusetts.

Photograph courtesy of MASS MoCA

MASS MoCA’s summer smorgasbord

July-August 2018

If I was standing alone I wouldn’t stand it at all (2017)

Photograph by Jason Wyche; © Kevin Beasley

Sculptures that resonate with what’s not there

July-August 2018

Robert Humphreville, a frequent Harvard Film Archive accompanist, says he’s mostly asked to play comedies, especially from “the big three”: Charlie Chaplin, Harold Lloyd, and Buster Keaton. (A scene from Keaton’s Sherlock Jr. appears over his shoulder.)

Photograph by Stu Rosner

Three pianists making silent film sing

July-August 2018