Visual Arts

2017 Feb 06

Gallery Talk: Lluís Borrassà’s Saint John the Baptist and Saint Barbara

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. 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: Lluís Borrassà’s Saint John the Baptist and Saint Barbara

2017 Feb 02

Gallery Talk: Back Stories

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. 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. See website for museum admission.
Museum Hours: Open daily 10am–5pm
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Elizabeth Molacek, the Frederick Randolph Grace Curatorial Fellow in Ancient Art, will give today’s gallery talk.… Read more about Gallery Talk: Back Stories

2017 Feb 01

Gallery Talk: Drawing: The Invention of a Modern Medium

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. 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: Drawing: The Invention of a Modern Medium

2017 Jan 26

Gallery Talk: Abstraction in Postwar Germany

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. 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: Abstraction in Postwar Germany

2017 Jan 26

Talk + Screening: Katy Grannan: The Nine

6:00pm

Location: 

Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 24 Quincy St., Level 0, Lecture Hall

Presented by: Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts
Admission: Free
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Screening of The Nine, 2016 (98 min)
Conversation with the filmmaker Katy Grannan and Dru Donovan

Photographer and filmmaker Katy Grannan will present her first feature film The Nine, followed by a conversation with Fall 2016 Visiting Lecturer on Visual and Environmental Studies, Dru Donovan.… Read more about Talk + Screening: Katy Grannan: The Nine

2017 Feb 22

Ephemeral Yet Enduring: Challenges in Contemporary Conservation

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

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

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
Admission: Free. Following the lecture, the special exhibition galleries will remain open until 8pm.
Museum Hours: Open daily 10am–5pm
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Narayan Khandekar, director of the Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies and senior conservation scientist, and Angela Chang, assistant director and conservator of objects and sculpture, will discuss the various issues that arise in conserving contemporary art.

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2017 Jan 25

Gallery Talk: The Life of Luxury-Household Objects from Ancient Rome

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. 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: The Life of Luxury-Household Objects from Ancient Rome

2017 Jan 20

Gallery Talk: The Presidential Portrait

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. 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. See website for museum admission.
Museum Hours: Open daily 10am–5pm
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Ethan Lasser, head of the Division of European and American Art and the Theodore E. Stebbins Jr. Curator of American Art, will give today’s gallery talk.… Read more about Gallery Talk: The Presidential Portrait

2017 Feb 22

Gallery Talk: Tea, Coffee, and Chocolate-18th-Century Vessels

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. 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. See website for museum admission.
Museum Hours: Open daily 10am–5pm
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Casey Monahan, the Cunningham Curatorial Assistant for the Collection in the Division of European and American Art, will give today’s gallery talk.… Read more about Gallery Talk: Tea, Coffee, and Chocolate-18th-Century Vessels

2017 Feb 09

Eva Hesse: Film Screening and Discussion

Repeats on the fourth Monday of March until Mon Mar 27 2017 .
6:00pm to 8:30pm

6:00pm to 8:30pm

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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The documentary Eva Hesse, by Marcie Begleiter (2016), investigates the life and artistic practice of one of the most influential and experimental artists of the last half-century. Emerging from the male-dominated artistic milieu of 1960s minimalism, Hesse created work that pushed new boundaries as she deliberately chose complicated and often impermanent materials for her sculptures.… Read more about Eva Hesse: Film Screening and Discussion

2017 Jan 11

Gallery Talk: The Materiality of Mourning

Repeats every week every Monday until Mon Feb 13 2017 except Mon Jan 16 2017, Mon Jan 23 2017, Mon Jan 30 2017, Mon Feb 06 2017. Also includes Thu Feb 23 2017, Mon Mar 06 2017, Mon Mar 13 2017, Thu Apr 06 2017.
12:30pm to 1:00pm

12:30pm to 1:00pm
12:30pm to 1:00pm
12:30pm to 1:00pm
12:30pm to 1:00pm
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. 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: The Materiality of Mourning

2017 Jan 09

Hoarder Vacui

Mon - Fri, Jan 9 to Feb 24, 10:00am - 5:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Ed Portal, 224 Western Avenue, Allston

Presented by: Harvard Ed Portal
Admission: Free and open to the public
Reception: February 4, 5-7 PM, RSVP Online
Gallery Hours: Monday-Thursday: 10 am-7 pm, Friday: 10 am-5 pm
Exhibition: January 9 - February 24
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The Harvard Ed Portal is proud to present Hoarder Vacui, a new exhibition featuring the works of Sage Schmett and Nick Rocco. … Read more about Hoarder Vacui

Failing wall

A final project in a Theater, Dance and Media class asks Harvard community members to reflect upon the opposite of success. 

By Samantha Neville '19… Read more about Failing wall

2016 Dec 22

Blues/Blank/Black by Dell M. Hamilton

12:00pm

Location: 

The Cooper Gallery, 102 Mt Auburn St, Cambridge

 

Presented by: The Cooper Gallery. 
Admission: Free and open to the public. Very limited entry; registration required
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Exhibition dates for Carrie Mae Weems' I once knew a girl... : Tuesday, September 20, 2016-Sunday, January 7, 2017
Gallery Hours: Tu-Sa 10am-5pm

This is a live performance (~ 25/30 min) that moves through the gallery. Followed by a reception.

 

Boston-based artist, Dell M. Hamilton, responds to our Carrie Mae Weems exhibition with an intriguing in-gallery performance, engaged with the social and geopolitical constructions of memory, gender, race, language and history.… Read more about Blues/Blank/Black by Dell M. Hamilton

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