Museums

2018 Sep 22

Materials Lab Workshop: Animal-Shaped Vessels

Repeats every week every Saturday, 2 times .
12:45pm

12:45pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums and the Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard

Person decorating an clay object shaped like an eagle's headThis two-part workshop series allows participants to experience firsthand the tradition of making ceramic drinking vessels similar to the ancient Greek vessels featured in the Harvard Art Museums' special exhibition Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World: Feasting with Gods, Heroes, and Kings.... Read more about Materials Lab Workshop: Animal-Shaped Vessels

2018 Sep 18

Materials Lab Workshop: Animal-Shaped Vessels

Repeats every week every Tuesday, 2 times .
1:00pm to 4:00pm

1:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums and the Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard

An person shaping clayThis two-part workshop series allows participants to experience firsthand the tradition of making ceramic drinking vessels similar to the ancient Greek vessels featured in our special exhibition Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World: Feasting with Gods, Heroes, and Kings.... Read more about Materials Lab Workshop: Animal-Shaped Vessels

2018 Oct 13

Opening Celebration for Raise A Glass: A Contemporary Response to Animal-Shaped Drinking Vessels from the Ancient World

4:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard

Making an animal-shaped drinking vesselJoin us to celebrate the opening of Raise a Glass—A Contemporary Response to Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World, an exhibition at the Harvard Ceramics Program that is inspired by the Harvard Art Museums’ current special exhibition, Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World: Feasting with Gods, Heroes, and Kings.... Read more about Opening Celebration for Raise A Glass: A Contemporary Response to Animal-Shaped Drinking Vessels from the Ancient World

2018 Jul 25

Perspectives on New Media in Museums

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

artKate Lewis, Agnes Gund Chief Conservator at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, will discuss the challenges of caring for time-based media art. Conservators must grapple with technical obsolescence, navigate complex hardware and software, and satisfy unusual installation demands.
Presented by Harvard Art Museums
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2018 Jul 19

Gallery Talk: The Renovation and Expansion Project

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Join an architectural tour that will stop on all of the Harvard Art Museums’ public floors, led by Peter Atkinson, director of facilities planning and management. Hear about the history of the building, which is registered on the National Trust for Historic Preservation, as well as learn more about the concepts behind and execution of the museum's eight-year renovation and expansion project.

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2018 Jul 21

Gallery Talk: Robot Operas and Human Cellos

10:30am to 11:00am

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

Caitlin Schmid, a Ph.D. candidate in historical musicology at Harvard, will give this gallery talk. The related exhibition Nam June Paik: Screen Play is on view through August 5, 2018.

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Gallery talks are free with museums admission. This talk, which is 30 minutes, is limited to 15 people, and tickets...

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2018 Jul 25

Gallery Talk: John Singer Sargent’s Ancient Models

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

Susanne Ebbinghaus, the George M.A. Hanfmann Curator of Ancient Art, and Miriam Stewart, curator of the collection in the Division of European and American Art, will give this gallery talk.

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Gallery talks are free with museums admission. This talk, which is 30 minutes, is limited to 15 people, and tickets...

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2018 Jul 18

Gallery Talk: Nam June Paik - Art and Play

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

Mary Schneider Enriquez, the Houghton Associate Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, will give this gallery talk. The related exhibition, Nam June Paik: Screen Play, is on view through August 5, 2018.

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Gallery talks are free with museums admission. This talk, which is 30 minutes, is limited to 15 people, and tickets...

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2018 Jul 25

Gallery Talk: John Singer Sargent’s Ancient Models

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

SargentSusanne Ebbinghaus, the George M.A. Hanfmann Curator of Ancient Art, and Miriam Stewart, curator of the collection in the Division of European and American Art, will give the gallery talk: John Singer Sargent’s Ancient Models.

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
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2018 Jul 28

Gallery Talk: Activation of Moholy-Nagy’s "Light Prop for an Electric Stage"

10:30am to 11:00am

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

Melissa Venator, the Stefan Engelhorn Curatorial Fellow in the Busch-Reisinger Museum, will give the gallery talk: Activation of Moholy-Nagy’s Light Prop for an Electric Stage. 

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
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2018 Jul 12

Gallery Talk: Nam June Paik—Art on Television

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

TVMarina Isgro, the Nam June Paik Research Fellow in the Division of Modern and Contemporary Art, will give the gallery talk: Nam June Paik—Art on Television. The exhibition Nam June Paik: Screen Play is on view June 30-August 5, 2018.

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
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2018 Jul 11

Tacita Dean’s "Kodak"

6:00pm to 8:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

Tacita Dean’s film Kodak is set within a closing Kodak motion-picture film factory in Chalon-sur-Saône, France.

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
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2018 Jul 11

Gallery Talk: Gardens of the Mind

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

FlowersWai Yee Chiong, the Cunningham Curatorial Fellow in Japanese Art, and Seung Yeon Sang, the Henderson Curatorial Fellow in the Division of Asian and Mediterranean Art, will give the gallery talk Gardens of the Mind

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
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