Museums

2017 Sep 27

Gallery Talk: Philosophy Chamber Conversations—Art and Science

12:30pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

32 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

Conceptual artist Simon Starling 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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2017 Oct 12

Gallery Talk: Philosophy Chamber Conversations—A Repository of Gifts

12:30pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

32 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

Lola Sánchez-Jáuregui, from the Hunterian Museum in Glasgow, will give today’s gallery talk. Sánchez-Jáuregui is the former Maher Curatorial Fellow in American Art at the Harvard Art Museums. The Philosophy Chamber: Art and Science in Harvard’s Teaching Cabinet, 1766–1820 is on view through December 31, 2017.

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2017 Sep 11

Art Study Center Open Hours: Andy Warhol’s Marilyn Monroe Portfolio

Repeats every week every Monday until Mon Oct 02 2017 .
1:00pm to 4:00pm

1:00pm to 4:00pm
1:00pm to 4:00pm
1:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

32 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

To complement the American Repertory Theater production of WARHOLCAPOTE (September 9–October 13, 2017), the Art Study Center will feature prints from Andy Warhol’s portfolio Marilyn Monroe, on September 11, 18, 25, and October 2.

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2017 Sep 25

Boston Art Museum Directors in Discussion

4:15pm to 6:00pm

Location: 

Knafel Center, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Presented by: Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
Admission: Free and open to the public, registration required.

This panel brings together five distinguished museum directors to discuss their leadership of major cultural institutions in urban and university settings and to share personal perspectives on their...

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2017 Sep 07

Harvard Student Late Night at the Harvard Art Museums - 9/7

8:00pm to 10:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St.

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
Admission: Free and open to Harvard undergraduate and graduate students only. Space is limited; HUIDs checked at the door.
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Welcome back to campus, Harvard students! Harvard undergraduate and graduate students are invited to join us at our Student Late Night at the Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street. We’re keeping the galleries open late for a Harvard Student Late Night featuring DJ /rupture.... Read more about Harvard Student Late Night at the Harvard Art Museums - 9/7

2017 Aug 26

World in a Drop: Photographic Explorations of Microbial Life

Sat Aug 26, 9:00am to Sun Jan 7, 5:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford St

Presented by: Harvard Museum of Natural History
Admission: Free with Harvard ID for you and one guest. Others; $12 Adults; $10 Students/Seniors; $8 age 3-18. Available at front desk at time of visit. 
Museum Hours: 9 AM-5 PM
Exhibition runs Saturday, August 26, 2017-January 7, 2018
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The minuscule ecosystem within a single drop of water is home to an astonishing diversity of organisms busily living out their lives and interconnected by myriad complex relationships.... Read more about World in a Drop: Photographic Explorations of Microbial Life

2017 Aug 26

Technologies of the Image: Art in 19th-Century Iran

Sat Aug 26, 10:00am to Sun Jan 7, 5:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
Admission: See website for admission
Museum Hours: Open daily 10am–5pm
Runs: August 26-January 7, 2018
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The 19th century was an era of heightened image-making in Iran. As the century unfolded, the new Qajar dynasty sought to unify a country torn by decades of civil war, even as the outside world increasingly intruded on Iranian affairs. The expansionist ambitions and technological advances of European powers brought Westerners to Iran and, to a later and lesser extent, drew Iranians to the West. Stimulated and challenged by developments both inside and outside their country, Persian artists mastered new image-making technologies and readily assimilated an unprecedented influx of pictorial material from abroad into their traditional art forms.... Read more about Technologies of the Image: Art in 19th-Century Iran

2017 Sep 27

Fall Opening Celebration-The Philosophy Chamber: Art and Science in Harvard’s Teaching Cabinet, 1766–1820

5:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Menschel Hall, Lower Level, Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
Admission: Free admission, but tickets are required. Tickets will be distributed on the Lower Level beginning at 5 pm. One ticket per person. Seating will begin at 5:30 pm. After capacity is reached, additional seating in nearby Deknatel Hall will be available to view the lecture via simulcast.
Please note: The museums will remain open until 9 pm. The lecture will take place from 6 to 7:30pm in Menschel Hall, Lower Level. Lecture attendees are invited to return to the galleries after the discussion, as well as to enjoy a reception in the Calderwood Courtyard.
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Contemporary artist Simon Starling will discuss his own practice, which stands at the intersection of art, science, and technology, in light of the range of objects, voices, and ideas that animated Harvard’s 18th-century Philosophy Chamber, the subject of this fall’s special exhibition, The Philosophy Chamber: Art and Science in Harvard’s Teaching Cabinet, 1766–1820.... Read more about Fall Opening Celebration-The Philosophy Chamber: Art and Science in Harvard’s Teaching Cabinet, 1766–1820

2017 Jul 28

Lightbox Gallery Talk: The Archaeological Exploration of Sardis

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
Admission: Free with museums admission. See website for 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...

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2017 Aug 08

Lightbox Gallery Talk: Artificial Intelligence in Art and Design

Repeats every day until Sat Aug 12 2017 except Thu Aug 10 2017, Fri Aug 11 2017.
3:00pm to 3:30pm

3:00pm to 3:30pm
3:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
Admission: Free with museums admission. See website for 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...

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2017 Aug 15

Gallery Talk: Tales of Ancient Art—Exploring Myths and Legends from the Past

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
Admission: Free with museums admission. See website for 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...

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