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Harvard Arts Medal Ceremony Honoring Author Colson Whitehead - April 26, 2018

Author and Pulitzer Prize-winner Colson Whitehead ‘91 is the recipient of the 2018 Harvard Arts Medal, which will be awarded by Harvard University President Drew Gilpin Faust at a ceremony 4 p.m. Thursday, April 26, 2018, at Sanders Theatre, 45 Quincy St., Cambridge. The ceremony, which is presented by the Office for the Arts at Harvard and the Board of Overseers of Harvard College, is the official opening of ARTS FIRST, Harvard University’s annual festival showcasing student and faculty creativity in the arts. The medal ceremony includes a discussion with Whitehead moderated by actor John Lithgow ’67, ArD ‘05.
Ticket Prices: Free, but tickets required. Limit 2 per person. Tickets valid only until 3:45pm. Ticket distribution for Harvard affiliates (2 per person, with valid ID) begins Tuesday, April 17; ticket distribution for the public (2 per person) begins Thursday, April 19. Standard fees apply for free tickets ordered by phone or online. Some remaining tickets may be available at the door one hour prior to event start time.

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