Museums

2017 Apr 30

The Magic of Java Free Admission Day in Honor of the Peabody Museum’s 150th Anniversary

2:00pm

Location: 

Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, 11 Divinity Avenue

Presented by: Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology
Admission: Free Admission Day in Honor of the Peabody Museum’s 150th Anniversary  
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Shadow theater and live music, popular highlights of the Javanese village at the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition, come to the galleries of the Peabody Museum! Enjoy a contemporary performance based on scenes from...

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2017 Mar 29

Gallery Talk: Revolution and Realism in the 1860s

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums

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. 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. ...

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2017 Mar 28

Gallery Talk: A New Leader in Times of Uncertainty

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. 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. ...

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2017 Mar 27

Gallery Talk: Drawing: The Invention of a Modern Medium

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums

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. 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. ...

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2017 Mar 25

Gallery Talk: Social Realism, Social Action

10:30am to 11:00am

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums

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. 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.
Museum Hours: Open daily 10am–5pm
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2017 Mar 21

Dr. Hendricks at Harvard

6:00pm

Location: 

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

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
Admission: Free and open to the public
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One of the foremost American figurative painters working today, Barkley Hendricks has long been an inspiration for younger artists. For nearly 50 years, his images of friends, acquaintances, and subjects met on the street have enlivened and interrogated art historical genre, while rendering a moving portrait of cultural and historical milieus. Flooding portraiture with oft-overlooked subjects, Hendricks focuses our attention on the conversations and representations surrounding class and race, while delivering his characters with cool wit and style.

Following his talk, Hendricks will be in conversation with Matt Saunders, assistant professor of Visual and Environmental Studies at Harvard University, and students from his painting class.... Read more about Dr. Hendricks at Harvard

2017 Mar 04

An Afternoon with Filmmaker Deborah Stratman

2:00pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

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

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums 
Admission: Free with museums admission. See website for admission information.
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Deborah Stratman is a Chicago-based artist and filmmaker interested in landscapes and systems. Much of her work points to the relationships between physical environments and human struggles for power and control that play out on the land.... Read more about An Afternoon with Filmmaker Deborah Stratman

2017 Mar 10

Scale: A Matter of Perspective

Fri - Sun, Mar 10 to Dec 10, 3:15pm - 3:15pm

Location: 

The Special Exhibitions Gallery, Science Center, Room 371, 1 Oxford Street

Alice in WonderlandPresented by: The Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments
Admission: Free and open to the public
Gallery Hours: Monday-Friday, 9 AM-5 PM
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Scale has long captivated the human imagination, as evidenced in classics such as Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and in today’s popular movies and television shows. People spend hours making models that shrink or enlarge everyday objects and surroundings. They invent technologies to explore tiny realms or search vast stretches of the cosmos beyond sight.... Read more about Scale: A Matter of Perspective

2017 Mar 03

Art Study Center Seminar: Shifting Perspectives—Art and the Production of Urban Space, 1530–1850

11:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Art Study Center, Level 4, Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St.

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
Admission: Free admission, but capacity is limited to 15 and registration is recommended. To register, please email am_visitorservices@harvard.edu. Please arrive 15 minutes before the start of the program to allow sufficient time to sign in at the Art Study Center reception desk. Note that there is a wait list for...

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