Museums

2017 Sep 01

150th Anniversary Museum Highlights Tour by Harvard Student Guides-Fall 2017

Repeats every week every Friday until Fri Dec 01 2017 .
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Location: 

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, 11 Divinity Ave

Presented byPeabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology
Tours: Fridays, 12:30 pm; Saturdays & Sundays, 2 pm (September 1-December 1)
Admission: Free with museum admission; no registration required for groups of five or less. For college-age visitors and older. Maximum of 20 people per tour. Call 617-495-3216 for reservations for groups of six or more. 
Tours offered in French, Spanish, Mandarin, Korean and Turkish by special request!

Tours visit highlights on the first and third floors. Guides encourage conversation and are interested in visitor reflections.... Read more about 150th Anniversary Museum Highlights Tour by Harvard Student Guides-Fall 2017

2017 Sep 06

Gallery Talk: Fragonard’s Young Girl Reading

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
Admission: Free with museums admission. This talk is limited to 15 people and tickets are required. Ten minutes before the talk, tickets will become available at the admissions desk. See website for museum admission.
Museum Hours: Open daily 10am–5pm

Cassandra Albinson, the Margaret S. Winthrop Curator of European Art, will give this gallery talk.... Read more about Gallery Talk: Fragonard’s Young Girl Reading

2017 Sep 12

Gallery Talk: Dutch Drawings in Focus—Works from the Abrams Collection

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
Admission: Free with museums admission. This talk is limited to 15 people and tickets are required. Ten minutes before the talk, tickets will become available at the admissions desk. See website for museum admission.
Museum Hours: Open daily 10am–5pm

Susan Anderson, curatorial research associate, will give today’s gallery talk.... Read more about Gallery Talk: Dutch Drawings in Focus—Works from the Abrams Collection

2017 Aug 31

Gallery Talk: Chuckles and Barbs—The Satire of Thomas Rowlandson

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
Admission: Free with museums admission. This talk is limited to 15 people and tickets are required. Ten minutes before the talk, tickets will become available at the admissions desk. See website for museum admission.
Museum Hours: Open daily 10am–5pm

Elizabeth Rudy, the Carl A. Weyerhaeuser Associate Curator of Prints, will give today’s gallery talk.... Read more about Gallery Talk: Chuckles and Barbs—The Satire of Thomas Rowlandson

2017 Sep 18

Art Study Center Open Hours

Repeats every week every Monday until Mon Dec 18 2017 .
1:00pm to 4:00pm

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Location: 

32 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

Through the fall, the Art Study Center will hold special open hours on Mondays, from 1 to 4pm. During open hours, visitors may request works from the collections not currently on view. Works related to exhibitions, programs, and curatorial and conservation research may also be featured. 

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums... Read more about Art Study Center Open Hours

2017 Aug 22

Gallery Talk: Fluid Forms and Mobile Figures—Lacquer in 19th-Century Iran

3:25pm

Location: 

32 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

Mary McWilliams, the Norma Jean Calderwood Curator of Islamic and Later Indian Art, will give this gallery talk. Technologies of the Image: Art in 19th-Century Iran is on view through January 7, 2018.

Free with museums admission. This talk is limited to 15 people and tickets are required. Ten minutes before the talk, tickets will become available at the admissions desk.

Please meet in the Calderwood Courtyard, in front of the digital screens between the shop and the admissions desk. Museums staff will be on hand to collect tickets.

Gallery talks are...

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2017 Sep 13

Lacquer, Lithography, and Photography: Image-Making in 19th-Century Iran

6:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Menschel Hall, Lower Level, Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

In this evening’s program, Mary McWilliams, the Norma Jean Calderwood Curator of Islamic and Later Indian Art at the Harvard Art Museums; Farshid Emami, assistant professor of art at Oberlin College; and Mira Xenia Schwerda, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of History of Art and Architecture at Harvard University, will examine the mobility of images and aesthetic effects across media and the development of new audiences for the visual arts in Qajar Iran. Their scholarship was central to the related exhibition Technologies of the Image: Art in 19th-Century Iran, on view from August 26, 2017 to January 7, 2018.

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2017 Oct 04

Gallery Talk: Philosophy Chamber Conversations—Drawing the Rock

12:30pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

32 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

Anne Driesse, senior conservator of works of art on paper, will give this gallery talk. The Philosophy Chamber: Art and Science in Harvard’s Teaching Cabinet, 1766–1820 is on view through December 31, 2017.

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
Admission: Free with museums admission. This talk is limited to 15 people and tickets are required. Ten minutes before the talk, tickets will become available at the admissions desk. See website for museum admission.
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