All Exhibitions


WELCOME … Grounding Landscape in a Virtual Semester

In the summer of 2020, in anticipation of the virtual semester, nearly forty “Welcome Packages” were designed, created, and shipped across the world to incoming MLA I students entering their first year virtually. The project, led by Emily Wettstein, Design Critic…

exhibition dates: APR 1 – APR 7, 2021

Emily Wettstein, Lead Faculty


Selected Architecture Thesis Projects: Fall 2020

Five films showcase a selection of Fall 2020 thesis projects from the Department of Architecture.   From “Pair of Dice, Para-Dice, Paradise: A Counter-Memorial to Victims of Police Brutality” by Calvin Boyd Pair of Dice, Para-Dice, Paradise: A Counter-Memorial to Victims of Police…

exhibition dates: MAR 15 – MAR 24, 2021


GRASSROOTS: A Projection for International Womxn’s Week 2021

Projected on the facade of Gund Hall, GRASSROOTS asks the viewer to consider their own passions, histories, relationships, and voice. The questions focus on conceptions of roots, rootedness, care, support, needs, and change, which are all essential to grassroots action…

exhibition dates: MAR 7 – MAR 14, 2021


Floating Between Borders … or, Perhaps, an Earth Without Borders?

The formation of geopolitical borders has become more pronounced and salient in recent months. The pandemic has been used as a justification by nations to advance anti-migrant policies, and the agenda has been pushed to extremes, leaving people stratified, deported, denied visas, or kept…

exhibition dates: FEB 18 – FEB 24, 2021


Enfillade 01: Richter Scale, an Homage to Hans

The Bauhaus film experimentalist Hans Richter (1888-1976) raised the flat superposition and kinetic orchestration of simple forms to a strange gestalt art form. We propose an homage of sorts to Hans, adopting Richter’s graphic vocabulary…

exhibition dates: DEC 9 – DEC 18, 2020


2020 Election Day at Gund Hall

During voting cycles, Gund Hall transforms into the polling station for Ward-Precinct 7-3 in the City of Cambridge. Typically, the Harvard Graduate School of Design sets up a small area within Gund, and voting booths are packed tightly and the life of the school continues…

exhibition dates: NOV 3 – NOV 4, 2020


Virtual Commencement Exhibition 2020

Message From the Dean Each year, we celebrate the achievements of the Harvard University Graduate School of Design’s graduating class by organizing an exhibition of their work. In the space of a physical exhibition, it is only possible to provide a glimpse of the excellent…

exhibition dates: MAY 27 – SEP 1, 2020