Visual Arts

2016 Aug 30

Gallery Talk: A Textile from Early Byzantine Egypt

12:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
Admission: Free with museum admission

Katie Taronas, graduate curatorial intern in the Division of Asian and Mediterranean Art and Ph.D. candidate in history of art and architecture, will give today’s gallery talk and will consider whether this elaborate, resist-dyed textile was imported to Egypt from India.... Read more about Gallery Talk: A Textile from Early Byzantine Egypt

2016 Aug 25

Gallery Talk: The Renovation and Expansion Project

12:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
Admission: Free with museum admission

Join us for 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. You will 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 our eight-year renovation and expansion project.... Read more about Gallery Talk: The Renovation and Expansion Project

2016 Aug 10

Harvard Treasures Tour: Re-creating the Throne of Egyptian Queen Hetepheres, at the Harvard Semitic Museum

12:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Semitic Museum, 6 Divinity Avenue

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
Admission: $5 for members

Members are invited to learn more about the Harvard Semitic Museum’s exhibit of the Throne of Egyptian Queen Hetepheres — a full-scale reproduction of an ancient Egyptian throne that dates to about 2550 BCE.... Read more about Harvard Treasures Tour: Re-creating the Throne of Egyptian Queen Hetepheres, at the Harvard Semitic Museum

2016 Oct 27

Opening Reception for Embodied Absence: Chilean Art of the 1970s Now

5:30pm

Location: 

Carpenter Center, 24 Quincy Street

Presented by: Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
Admission: Free

Responding to the coup d’état and its aftermath in the 1970s, Chilean artists residing in Santiago and abroad created works that spoke to their experience of political, social, and geographic marginalization. They developed highly coded languages to evade censorship, exhibited work in public space in lieu of institutional...

Read more about Opening Reception for Embodied Absence: Chilean Art of the 1970s Now
2016 Oct 27

Art Exhibition: Embodied Absence: Chilean Art of the 1970s Now

Thu Oct 27 (All day) to Sun Jan 8 (All day)

Location: 

Carpenter Center, 24 Quincy Street

Presented by: Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
Admission: Free
Runs: October 27-January 8, 2017
Opening Reception: Oct. 27, 2016, 5:30–7:30 pm

Responding to the coup d’état and its aftermath in the 1970s, Chilean artists residing in Santiago and abroad created works that spoke to their experience of political, social, and...

Read more about Art Exhibition: Embodied Absence: Chilean Art of the 1970s Now
2016 Sep 15

Opening Reception for Art Exhibition: Visiting Faculty 2016-17

5:00pm

Location: 

Carpenter Center, 24 Quincy Street

Presented by: Harvard Visual and Environmental Studies Department
Admission: Free

The Department of Visual and Environmental Studies is home to a range of studio and theoretical studies in the arts at Harvard University. It offers courses in painting, drawing, sculpture, film, video, and animation, as well as photography, film history and theory, studies of the built and natural environment, and contemporary art. The academic experience transpires partially in the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, where thinking and making—physical contact with various materials—intersect to enable students from a variety of disciplinary studies to be aware of their visual environment.... Read more about Opening Reception for Art Exhibition: Visiting Faculty 2016-17

Pages