Arts and Culture

  • 2017 Jun 03

    Exhibition Reception—Free Space Project: The Living Wall

    4:00pm to 6:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    The Harvard Ed Portal is proud to present Free Space Project: The Living Wall, an outdoor, interactive billboard sculpture with multi-sensory components. Viewers are encouraged to interact with this public artwork through independent exploration or by leaving their mark at events hosted by the Ed Portal throughout the duration of the exhibition. The Living Wall is the newest iteration of artist Lindsey Kocur’s Free Space Project, a series of interactive installations designed to directly engage the community. Kocur is a Boston-based artist—and the Director of… Read more about Exhibition Reception—Free Space Project: The Living Wall

  • 2017 Jun 05

    Tango Night in Allston

    6:00pm to 7:30pm

    Location: 

    Zone 3, 267 Western Ave., Allston

    The Harvard Ed Portal and the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) are proud to present a free, outdoor evening of tango featuring members of Orquesta Bajofonderos from the A.R.T. production of Arrabal. Visit the underground world of Buenos Aires’ tango clubs through this tango-infused dance theater piece. From Buenos Aires, the band will play the propulsive, modern tango music of BAJOFONDO and Academy Award winning composer Gustavo Santaolalla. Join us before the performance for a tango lesson from Brighton-based studio Artango!

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  • 2017 Jun 07

    Exhibition Reception: Magnificent Mosaics and Spectacular Self-Portraits: Works by GPA Third Graders

    5:30pm to 7:00pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    The Harvard Ed Portal Crossings Gallery is proud to present Magnificent Mosaics and Spectacular Self-Portraits: Works by GPA Third Graders. The June exhibition features artwork created entirely by third grade students from the Gardner Pilot Academy (GPA). Over the course of the 2016-2017 school year, GPA students visited the Harvard Art Museums, took part in pre- and post-visit lessons in school, and participated in art-making activities at the Ed Portal. The works in this exhibition reflect each student’s artistic experience inside and outside of the classroom this year.

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  • 2017 Jun 15

    At the Still Point: Medicine from the inside

    7:00pm to 8:30pm

    Location: 

    Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Ave., Allston

    Come hear and participate in a unique musical performance featuring MacArthur Digital Media and Learning award-winning violinist Benjamin Robison and emergency medicine physician-painter-spoken word artist Matthew Wetschler and explore the inner world of medicine brought to life in sound, image, and word. At the Still Point is a multimedia wellness project based at Stanford University School of Medicine that promotes mindfulness and shared empathetic experience through art.

    Made possible with support and funding from Stanford University, Stanford University School of Medicine… Read more about At the Still Point: Medicine from the inside