Museums

2016 Dec 16

Modern Art in Technicolor: Art, Film, and American Identity

2:00pm to 4:15pm

Location: 

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

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
Admission: Free with museums admission. See website for museum admission.
Dec. 16 film: John Frankenheimer's The Manchurian Candidate, 1962 (126 min.; black and white). Before the screening, view Andy Warhol’s Lenin (in Gallery 3610, on Level 3).
Museum Hours: Open daily 10am–5pm
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Focusing on postwar American art and film, this series examines the formation of national identity. Each screening pairs a work from the museums’ modern and contemporary art collection with a film that speaks to its concerns. As in any dialogue, the conversation goes both ways: as the chosen artworks reveal hidden complexities in apparently simple films, the selected films use narrative to tease out and make apparent the aesthetic and social ambitions of art.... Read more about Modern Art in Technicolor: Art, Film, and American Identity

2017 Jan 18

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

Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Feb 09 2017 except Thu Jan 26 2017, Thu Feb 02 2017.
12:30pm to 1:00pm

12:30pm to 1:00pm
12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St

HARVARD ART MUSEUMS CLOSED ON FEB. 9 DUE TO SNOW. EVENT CANCELED.

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

2016 Dec 05

Gallery Talk: Max Pechstein’s Stained Glass Window

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
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Dakota DeVos, curatorial assistant for special exhibitions and publications in the Division of Modern and Contemporary Art, will give today’s gallery talk.

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.... Read more about Gallery Talk: Max Pechstein’s Stained Glass Window

2016 Dec 12

Gallery Talk: Daumier’s Graphic Mastery

12:00pm 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
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Elizabeth M. Rudy, the Carl A. Weyerhaeuser Associate Curator of Prints, will give today’s gallery talk.

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.... Read more about Gallery Talk: Daumier’s Graphic Mastery

2016 Dec 09

Film: Doris Salcedo’s Public Works

Repeats on the second Friday of January, February, March until Fri Apr 07 2017 . Also includes Fri Apr 07 2017.
2:00pm to 2:30pm

2:00pm to 2:30pm
2:00pm to 2:30pm
2:00pm to 2:30pm
2:00pm to 2:30pm

Location: 

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

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
Admission: Free admission. See website for museum admission.
Film showings: Dec. 9, Jan. 13, Feb. 10, Mar. 10, Apr. 7
Museum Hours: Open daily 10am–5pm
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2016 Dec 01

FILM: Lightbox Gallery Screening: COMPULSIVE PRACTICE

10:00am to 5:00pm

Location: 

Lightbox Gallery (Level 5), Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
Admission: Free with museums admission
COMPULSIVE PRACTICE will screen on loop in the Lightbox Gallery (Level 5) throughout the day.
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For the 2016 Day Without Art, Visual AIDS presents COMPULSIVE PRACTICE (2016), a video compilation of the compulsive practices of nine artists and activists who live with their cameras as a way to manage, reflect upon, and change how they are deeply affected by HIV/AIDS. This hour-long video program will screen internationally at museums, art institutions, schools, and AIDS organizations.... Read more about FILM: Lightbox Gallery Screening: COMPULSIVE PRACTICE

2016 May 21

Sea Creatures in Glass at the Harvard Museum of Natural History

Sat May 21, 9:00am to Tue May 21, 5:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford St

Presented by: Harvard Museum of Natural History
Admission: See website for admission information
Museum hours: Open daily 9 AM-5 PM
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Many years before they were commissioned by Harvard University to make the Glass Flowers, father and son artists Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka meticulously shaped glass into lifelike models of marine and terrestrial animals. Renowned for their beauty and exacting detail, the Blaschka invertebrate models were commissioned by universities and museums throughout world during the nineteenth century.... Read more about Sea Creatures in Glass at the Harvard Museum of Natural History

2016 Dec 09

Receptions, Transformations and Innovations: Transcultural Discourses in Korean Art

9:30am to 5:00pm

Location: 

CGIS South Building, Second Floor 1730 Cambridge St

Presented by: Korea Institute, Harvard University
Admission: Contact the Korea Institute at (617) 496-2141 for more information.

Korean Art History Workshop 2016, co-sponsored by the Asia Center, Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, and Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies, Harvard University

Organized by Sun Joo Kim, Harvard-Yenching Professor of...

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2016 Nov 02

Sea Creatures in Glass: Lecture and Book Signing

6:00pm

Location: 

Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street

Presented by: Harvard Museum of Natural History
Admission: Free and open to the public
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Many years before they were commissioned by Harvard University to make the famed Glass Flowers, father and son artists Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka meticulously shaped glass into lifelike models of marine and terrestrial animals.... Read more about Sea Creatures in Glass: Lecture and Book Signing

2016 Feb 11

Recreating the Throne of Egyptian Queen Hetepheres

Thu - Fri, Feb 11 to May 31, 10:00am - 4:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Semitic Museum, 6 Divinity Ave

Presented by: Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology
Admission: Free  
Museum hours: Open Monday-Friday, 10am - 4pm; Sundays, 1pm - 4pm. Closed Saturday
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An interdisciplinary collaboration at Harvard University has created a full-scale reproduction of an ancient Egyptian...

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