Arts and Culture

  • 2018 Oct 24

    Digital Marketing for Arts Entrepreneurs

    6:30pm to 8:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Join the Harvard Ed Portal for a free workshop on digital platforms and strategies to support art-focused businesses. Learn tips and best practices on branding your identity, building a website, activating social media, creating digital content, tracking buyers, and sending newsletters—from artist and entrepreneur Maria Finkelmeier. Dinner will be provided at the start of the workshop.

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  • 2018 Oct 25

    Exhibition Reception: In Over My Head

    5:00pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Join the Harvard Ed Portal for a reception celebrating the latest Crossings Gallery exhibition, In Over My Head. Using photography, audio, and archival material, In Over My Head forms a complex narrative that is rooted in the labor of a specific person and place, but is also inherently fictional. Even as it captures artist Thalassa Raasch’s experience of digging graves, grieving the recent deaths of her uncle and grandmother, and living with gravedigger Everard and his family, the material aspires to transform the barrens of northern Maine into an imagined River...

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  • 2018 Oct 30

    Making the Most of a Market

    6:30pm to 8:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Participating in an arts market is not just an opportunity to show and sell, it’s also a way of expanding visibility for your work and making authentic connections with audiences. Make the most of your market experience by learning best practices for before, during, and after your event. This free workshop will help you:

    • strengthen your outreach strategy through social media, e-marketing, and print materials;
    • sharpen your planning process and develop a thoughtful...
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  • 2018 Oct 30

    A Hundred Moons - An Indian Classical Dance Performance by Neha Bansal

    7:00pm to 8:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Join the Harvard Ed Portal for a special evening celebrating Diwali, the Indian festival of lights! Diwali is said to be lit by the love that resides within each person. Dancer and Harvard Kennedy School student Neha Bansal will explore this idea with a performance of her work A Hundred Moons, a dance in the Kathak Indian classical style. Bansal’s work uses traditional Indian symbols to tell the story of the love between two mythological characters, Radha and Krishna.

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  • 2018 Nov 01

    An Evening with the Parker Quartet

    7:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    The Grammy Award-winning Parker Quartet, artists in residence at Harvard University, returns to the Ed Portal as part of their 2018-19 season. Join us for an evening featuring classical music performed by one of the preeminent ensembles of its generation. All are welcome!

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