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Articles: Arts

Jocelyn and Chris Arndt, siblings from Fort Plain, New York, balanced a full-time tour schedule and undergraduate life.

Photograph courtesy of Shore Fire Media


For two Harvard siblings, studying and songwriting went hand in hand.


Photograph by Tommy LaVergne/Rice University

Currently dean of the Rice University School of Architecture, Whiting will assume her new post on July 1. 


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Her book Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America is the choice in general nonfiction.



Seafood ceviche at Celeste, in Somerville

Photograph courtesy of the restaurant

An eclectic array of favored restaurants in Greater Boston

May-June 2019

Log-based cavities host nesting bees at the Arnold Arboretum.

Photograph by Jessica Lau

Greater Boston’s bee cultures

May-June 2019

Garden in the Woods features the white spring ephemerals, such asTrillium grandiflorum,  during Trillium Week (May 5-11).

Photograph courtesy of Native Plant Trust and Garden in the Woods/Photography by Dan Jaffe

Springtime at New England’s native-plant haven

May-June 2019

Woman Running to Escape a Sudden Shower, c. 1765-70, by Suzuki Harunobu
Image courtesy of the Harvard Art Museums ©President and Fellows of Harvard College.

Harvard’s enticing Japanese woodblock prints

May-June 2019

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A jar from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kongo culture, 1898 or earlier 

Object courtesy of the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology. Photograph courtesy of the Harvard Art Museums ©President and Fellows of Harvard College

Pliable arts from across the continent

May-June 2019

Moffett—who has trekked across the globe in search of unusual creatures—with an ants’ nest in Australia

Photograph courtesy of Mark W. Moffett

Naturalist Mark W. Moffett investigates insects—and now, evolving human societies.

May-June 2019