Tagged: MFA

Upcoming MFA Courses & Lectures

Throughout the next couple of months, the MFA will be hosting numerous intriguing lectures related to the Museum’s special exhibitions and timely art topics. Here is the description from their site: Speakers include artists and art experts from around the world. Or expand your art horizons with one-day to ten-session offerings designed to complement the […]

Samurai!

The MFA will soon present the fascinating exhibition “Samurai! Armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection”. It will feature the extraordinary artistry of the armor used by samurai—the military elite led by the shoguns, or warlords, of Japan from the 12th through 19th centuries. The exhibition illustrates the evolution of the distinctive appearance and […]

At the MFA: The Films of Stanley Kubrick

Students are encouraged to explore the arts, and such an opportunity is offered at the MFA from February 1st - February 24th, with the chronological showing of Stanley Kubrick Films. While not directly related to works studied in the Core, it is worth a visit, as the selection will include Lolita, Dr. Strangelove, 2001: A Space Odyssey, A […]

Valentine/Lupercalia Poetry Reading & Gallery Talk

The Core encourages students to visit the MFA and join guest lecturer Henry Augustine Tate in a poetry reading and gallery talk on the intriguing topic of Valentine’s Day, and Lupercalia, an ancient festival. The event will take place on Sunday, February 10th, from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm in the Sharf Visitor Center of […]

New Books in the Core Library!

Prof. Stephanie Nelson has acquired a few books for the Core library. Students and alumni are invited to stop by and check them out: The Invention of Dionysus: an essay on the Birth of Tragedy by James I. Porter Applaus Fur Venus: Die 100 schonsten liebesgedichte der Antike by Niklas Holzberg Generic Enrichment in Virgil […]

Fresh Ink at the MFA

The current exhibition “Fresh Ink” at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston combines the old and the new in Chinese ink paintings. In this dialogue between the contemporary and the classical, leading artists from China were invited to create new works inspired by the MFA’s classical collection. The new works and the masterpieces they […]

Join Core faculty for “My Favorite Boston”

As part of the Core’s ongoing initiative to engage students with the cultural resources of Boston, the department has organized a series of Friday afternoon excursions under the heading “My Favorite Boston. All groups depart Fridays at 3:00 PM from CAS 119; sign-up beforehand in the Core office as space is limited. These events are […]