The Cooper Gallery presents Art of Jazz: FORM/PERFORMANCE/NOTES, a three-part exhibition held in collaboration with the Harvard Art Museums.

    On view through May 8th.

    Whitfield Lovell, After an Afternoon, 2008. Radios with sound. 59 x 72 x 11 in. Courtesy of the Artists and D C Moore Gallery.


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  • ON GUARD (Con la Guardia en Alto)

    The Afro-Latin American Research Institute at the Hutchins Center presents Elio Rodríguez: ON GUARD (Con la Guardia en Alto) curated by Alejandro de la Fuente.

    On view at the Hutchins Center's Rudenstine Gallery through May 30th, 2016.

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  • VIDEO: I Would Die 4 U: Why Prince Became a Gen X Icon

    All of us at the Hutchins Center are shocked and saddened by the news of the untimely passing of Prince.

    We invite you to revisit writer, music journalist, cultural critic, and television personality Touré's 2011 Alain LeRoy Locke lectures delivered at Harvard - 'I Would Die 4 U: Why Prince Became a Gen X Icon.'

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  • The Woven Ark

    Summer exhibition at the Cooper Gallery featuring the Permanent Collection.

    Openening Reception May 19th, 2016, 6:00pm. On view May 20th - July 16th, 2016.

    Peter Sacks. Six by Six (Slaver Logbook), 2010-13. 18th and 19th Century European fabrics (linens, shroud materials, prison shirt, fishnet, lacework). African fabrics, manuel typewritten ink, handwritten ink, oil paint, acrylic, archival adhesives. 72 x 72 inches. Courtesy of the Ethelbert Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art, Hutchins Center, Harvard University. #4.016.2014 RC. Gift of Richard Cohen, 2016.


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  • Image of the Black in Western Art Digital Archive

    View the archive's contents on ArtStor.

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2016-2017 Fellowship Applications

The deadline to apply for a 2016-2017 fellowship has passed. We expect decisions to be announced in March. Best of luck to everyone who applied!

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Mark Claster Mamolen Dissertation Workshop Class of 2016

Selected from a pool of fifty-two applicants from universities and research institutions in Europe, Canada, the United States, and Latin America, the fourteen members of the first class of the Mamolen Dissertation Workshop work in variety of topics and time periods.

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