Museums

2019 Apr 05

Harvard Art Museums Student Guide Tour

Fri - Sun, Apr 5 to Apr 28, 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
HarvardArtMuseumsStudentTourHarvard undergraduates lead these tours focused on one or more objects in our collections. Free with museum admission. Tours are limited to 15 people and are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. For more information, including tour dates and times, click... Read more about Harvard Art Museums Student Guide Tour
2019 Apr 23

Recent Discoveries at Sardis: From the Bronze Age to the End of Antiquity

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Menschel Hall, Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
SardisIn this biennial lecture, director Nicholas Cahill, professor of art history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and director of the Sardis expedition, will present new discoveries, research, and conservation projects of 2017–18. He... Read more about Recent Discoveries at Sardis: From the Bronze Age to the End of Antiquity
2019 Apr 19

Seminar: Photography and the Bauhaus

11:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Art Study Center, Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
BauhausPhotographyIn this seminar, Laura Muir, curator of the The Bauhaus and Harvard exhibition, and Gary Van Zante, curator of an exhibition of Bauhaus photography at the Kurtz Gallery for Photography at the MIT Museum, will examine a selection of experimental,... Read more about Seminar: Photography and the Bauhaus
2019 Apr 05

Seminar: Intersections between Media - European Medals, Prints, and Paintings from the 16th to 19th Century

11:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Art Study Center, Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
BronzeMedalJessie Park, the Rousseau Curatorial Fellow in European Art, and Kirsten Burke, a Ph.D. student in the Department of History of Art and Architecture at Harvard, will explore new ways of seeing medals as they intersect with other artistic media. A rare... Read more about Seminar: Intersections between Media - European Medals, Prints, and Paintings from the 16th to 19th Century
2019 Mar 08

Erasmus Lectures on the History and Civilization of the Netherlands and Flanders—Part 3

4:00pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, Menschel Hall, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
Harvard Art MuseumsIn collaboration with the Department of History of Art and Architecture at Harvard, the Harvard Art Museums present Art and Competition in the Dutch Golden Age, Eric Jan Sluijter, professor emeritus at the... Read more about Erasmus Lectures on the History and Civilization of the Netherlands and Flanders—Part 3
2019 Mar 01

Art and Competition in the Dutch Golden Age: Erasmus Lectures on the History and Civilization of the Netherlands and Flanders

3:30pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Harvard Art MuseumsIn collaboration with the Department of History of Art and Architecture at Harvard, the Harvard Art Museums present Art and Competition in the Dutch Golden Age, a three-part lecture series delivered...

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2018 Nov 14

Gallery Talk: Banqueting with the Etruscans

11:15am

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA
Kantharos, Etruscan, c. 625 BCE. TerracottaPresented by Harvard Art Museums
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2018 Nov 10

Archives Open Hours

12:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums
Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
Tickets: Admission Free: Tickets Required

Join the Art Study Center for a glimpse into the history of the Harvard Art Museums. In celebration of American Archives Month, select historical photographs, correspondence, objects, and more from the Harvard Art Museums Archives will be on view for close examination. Archives staff will be on hand to share the stories behind the materials. The Art Study Center is located on Level 4. No appointment is necessary during open hours. Please be prepared to present a photo ID. Free with museums... Read more about Archives Open Hours
2018 Sep 22

Materials Lab Workshop: Animal-Shaped Vessels

Repeats every week every Saturday, 2 times .
12:45pm

12:45pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums and the Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard

Person decorating an clay object shaped like an eagle's headThis two-part workshop series allows participants to experience firsthand the tradition of making ceramic drinking vessels similar to the ancient Greek vessels featured in the Harvard Art Museums' special exhibition Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World: Feasting with Gods, Heroes, and Kings.... Read more about Materials Lab Workshop: Animal-Shaped Vessels

2018 Sep 18

Materials Lab Workshop: Animal-Shaped Vessels

Repeats every week every Tuesday, 2 times .
1:00pm to 4:00pm

1:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums and the Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard

An person shaping clayThis two-part workshop series allows participants to experience firsthand the tradition of making ceramic drinking vessels similar to the ancient Greek vessels featured in our special exhibition Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World: Feasting with Gods, Heroes, and Kings.... Read more about Materials Lab Workshop: Animal-Shaped Vessels

2018 Oct 13

Opening Celebration for Raise A Glass: A Contemporary Response to Animal-Shaped Drinking Vessels from the Ancient World

4:00pm to 7:00pm

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Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard

Making an animal-shaped drinking vesselJoin us to celebrate the opening of Raise a Glass—A Contemporary Response to Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World, an exhibition at the Harvard Ceramics Program that is inspired by the Harvard Art Museums’ current special exhibition, Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World: Feasting with Gods, Heroes, and Kings.... Read more about Opening Celebration for Raise A Glass: A Contemporary Response to Animal-Shaped Drinking Vessels from the Ancient World

2018 Jul 25

Perspectives on New Media in Museums

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

artKate Lewis, Agnes Gund Chief Conservator at the Museum of Modern Art in New York, will discuss the challenges of caring for time-based media art. Conservators must grapple with technical obsolescence, navigate complex hardware and software, and satisfy unusual installation demands.
Presented by Harvard Art Museums
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2018 Jul 19

Gallery Talk: The Renovation and Expansion Project

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Join an architectural tour that will stop on all of the Harvard Art Museums’ public floors, led by Peter Atkinson, director of facilities planning and management. Hear about the history of the building, which is registered on the National Trust for Historic Preservation, as well as learn more about the concepts behind and execution of the museum's eight-year renovation and expansion project.

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2018 Jul 21

Gallery Talk: Robot Operas and Human Cellos

10:30am to 11:00am

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

Caitlin Schmid, a Ph.D. candidate in historical musicology at Harvard, will give this gallery talk. The related exhibition Nam June Paik: Screen Play is on view through August 5, 2018.

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Gallery talks are free with museums admission. This talk, which is 30 minutes, is limited to 15 people, and tickets...

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