Visual Arts

2017 Sep 05

Show and Tell Exhibition

Tue Sep 5 (All day) to Fri Sep 29 (All day)

Location: 

Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard

Presented by Gallery 224, Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvardflamingo
Exhibition Dates: Tuesday, September 5th - Friday, September 29th
Opening Celebration (Pot-Luck and BYOB) - Friday, September 8th, 4pm - 6pm*

Gallery Hours: 10am-5pm or by appointment

We all love our stuff! The exhibition "Show and Tell" pulls from the personal collections of members of the Ceramics Program community and highlights beloved objects from the mundane, the precious to pure kitsch. Individuals were asked to submit objects from their own collections and describe their object on paper. Exhibited alongside the object, the description tells us about both the object and the place it holds in the owner's home and/or their heart.

The opening celebration for "Show and Tell" on Friday, September 8th, invites everyone to get to know members of our Ceramics Program community and celebrate our common love of the ceramic object - in whatever form that may take.... Read more about Show and Tell Exhibition

2017 Sep 18

Art Study Center Open Hours

Repeats every week every Monday until Mon Dec 18 2017 .
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Location: 

32 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

Through the fall, the Art Study Center will hold special open hours on Mondays, from 1 to 4pm. During open hours, visitors may request works from the collections not currently on view. Works related to exhibitions, programs, and curatorial and conservation research may also be featured. 

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums... Read more about Art Study Center Open Hours

2017 Aug 22

Gallery Talk: Fluid Forms and Mobile Figures—Lacquer in 19th-Century Iran

3:25pm

Location: 

32 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

Mary McWilliams, the Norma Jean Calderwood Curator of Islamic and Later Indian Art, will give this gallery talk. Technologies of the Image: Art in 19th-Century Iran is on view through January 7, 2018.

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 Sep 13

Lacquer, Lithography, and Photography: Image-Making in 19th-Century Iran

6:00pm to 9:00pm

Location: 

Menschel Hall, Lower Level, Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

In this evening’s program, Mary McWilliams, the Norma Jean Calderwood Curator of Islamic and Later Indian Art at the Harvard Art Museums; Farshid Emami, assistant professor of art at Oberlin College; and Mira Xenia Schwerda, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of History of Art and Architecture at Harvard University, will examine the mobility of images and aesthetic effects across media and the development of new audiences for the visual arts in Qajar Iran. Their scholarship was central to the related exhibition Technologies of the Image: Art in 19th-Century Iran, on view from August 26, 2017 to January 7, 2018.

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums... Read more about Lacquer, Lithography, and Photography: Image-Making in 19th-Century Iran

2017 Oct 04

Gallery Talk: Philosophy Chamber Conversations—Drawing the Rock

12:30pm to 3:30pm

Location: 

32 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA

Anne Driesse, senior conservator of works of art on paper, 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.
Museum Hours: Open daily 10am–5pm... Read more about Gallery Talk: Philosophy Chamber Conversations—Drawing the Rock

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.
Museum Hours: Open daily 10am–5pm... Read more about Gallery Talk: Philosophy Chamber Conversations—Art and Science

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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