Visual Arts

2019 May 25

Prince Shōtoku: The Secrets Within

Sat - Sun, May 25 to Aug 11, 10:00am - 5:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
PrinceShotokuThis exhibition gives visitors the rare chance to encounter a significant 13th-century Japanese icon, Shōtoku Taishi at Age Two, from the inside out. Legendary prince Shōtoku Taishi (c. 574–622) is regarded as the founder of Buddhism in Japan.... Read more about Prince Shōtoku: The Secrets Within
2019 May 25

Japan on Paper

Sat - Sun, May 25 to Aug 11, 10:00am - 5:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
JapanOnPaperThis exhibition features almost 50 works spanning the history of Japanese woodblock printing, from the 17th through 20th century; these include single-sheet prints, luxury surimono prints, printed handscrolls, and printed books by renowned designers... Read more about Japan on Paper
2019 Apr 04

The View from the Trenches: Sardis and the Practice of Medieval Archaeology

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Location: 

Art Study Center, Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

ArchaeologyIn this workshop, which is part of the 2019 Harvard Medieval Material Culture Series, Eurydice Georganteli, lecturer on art history and numismatics at Harvard, will explore the role of museum artifacts in the study of medieval material culture. She...

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2019 Apr 03

The Making of a Theban Tomb Chapel

6:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Northwest Science Building, Room B101, 52 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
MelindaHartwigThebes, one of Egypt’s largest archaeological sites, is famous for its numerous tombs and temples that offer an unparalleled window into ancient Egyptian culture and craftsmanship. Melinda Hartwig will discuss the painting and texts found in the... Read more about The Making of a Theban Tomb Chapel
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

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