News and Events

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Events on Harvard’s Campus

On any day there are a number of events and activities taking place on Harvard’s campus that are free and open to the public.

The Harvard Gazette’s online calendar has a listing of events with more information.  Events can be sorted by date, free events, or various topics.

Harvard Public Affairs and Communications also has a listing of community events available at Harvard. Events can be sorted by date, communities, or various topics.    



Allston-Brighton residents, Harvard students, faculty, and staff, and the general public meet at the Ed Portal for a variety of events throughout the year. Activities range from an afternoon “Science Adventure” with youth and mentors conducting fun experiments, to Harvard professors presenting their latest research, to movie nights.

Become a member of the Ed Portal or sign up for the Ed Portal's email list to receive email notifications about events and programs taking place at the Ed Portal, on Harvard's campus, and in the Allston-Brighton neighborhood. 

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Upcoming Events

The Ed Portal has a new parking and drop-off location.  Access the parking lot from North Harvard St. 

View the Ed Portal's calendar of events for April 2014.  

  • Exhibition Gallery Tours
    Thursdays at 3:15 p.m.; April 3, April 10, April 17, April 24

    Harvard Allston Education Portal, 175 North Harvard St., Allson

    Unbound Visual Arts will be available to give gallery tours of the exhibitions currently on display.  The gallery is open for viewing during the Ed Portal's public hours Monday through Thursday from 3-7 p.m.

  • “Science Meets Art:  A Cambridge Science Festival Event"
    Wednesday, April 23, 5:30-7 p.m.

    Harvard Allston Education Portal, 175 North Harvard Street, Allston

    Harvard University undergraduate students will host an assortment of hands-on activities and demonstrations to explore the intersection of art and science. Children of all ages and their families are invited to investigate the chemistry of tie-dye, the physics of light and color, the art of microscopy, and more at this free, interactive event.

  • HarvardX for Allston Event: Professor Laura Nasrallah on early Christianity and the Letters of Paul
    More details to be announced.
    Wednesday, May 14, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

    Harvard Allston Education Portal, 175 North Harvard Street, Allston

Faculty Series

Click here for more information on the Ed Portal's Faculty Series and the schedule of upcoming presentations.