This talk is part of a series investigating power dynamics in artworks across the collections. Public images of rulers serve as potent symbols of power and propaganda. In ancient Rome, tyrannical emperors were deposed and assassinated, their...Read more about Art Talk Live: Erased!
Join the Peabody's Trish Capone and current Harvard student Nam Hyun Kim as they talk about the objects they have found and the larger history of what has been uncovered in this long-standing dig on campus. Free for members of the Harvard Museums...Read more about Digging Harvard
The Silk Road was a complex interlocking and overlapping network of land routes paralleled or supplanted here and there by sea passages. Through this network moved all manner of goods, hosts of peoples, beasts of burden, ideas,...
A new online series from the Harvard Art Museums, Creature Features offers a chance for families with children ages 6 and up to explore magical creatures across the collections through close looking and curious exploration with museum staff. Join...Read more about Creature Feature: Animals from Ancient Egypt
Entangled is an award-winning, feature-length film (75 min.) about how climate change has accelerated a collision between one of the world’s most endangered species, North America’s most valuable fishery, and a federal agency mandated...Read more about Virtual Film Screening: Entangled
Join Harvard students for a closer look at the mushrooms, yeasts, and molds found in gardens, forests, labs—even in your own refrigerators. Free and open to the public (registration required). To register and for additional information, click...Read more about Fabulous Fungus Fair
Using Virginia Woolf’s essay A Room of One’s Own as a jumping point, Barbara Haber, food historian and Lydia Shire, chef, restaurateur, and entrepreneur will discuss the connections among culinary history, women’s history, and...Read more about Does Food Have a Gender?