Hear curator Michelle Lamunière discuss Harvard’s Social Museum in this Radio Boston story. Full story

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Mark your calendars: Saturday, September 29, 2012 is Smithsonian magazine’s eighth annual Museum Day Live! Full story

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On November 12, 2008, commuters in several cities around the United States were greeted with the shocking headline “IRAQ WAR ENDS” on the front page of the New York Times…or so it seemed. Full story


In May 2013, our neighbors at the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts will celebrate the big 5-0 for their Le Corbusier-designed building, the one and only in North America. But with a campus buzzing with new and returning students, who wants to wait eight months to get the party started? Cue circa 1963, an exhibition of iconic works from the early to mid-1960s that paint a picture (no pun intended) of the contemporary art scene in the building’s beginning years. Full story


Untitled (2007), painted the year the artist died, depicts a palette covered in paint smudges and appropriated images, among them a skeleton from Vesalius’s sixteenth-century De humani corporis fabrica. Full story

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