Visual Arts

2017 Sep 28

Gallery Talk: Unroll or Unfold? Formats and Materials in East Asian Painting

12:30pm to 1:00pm

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Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
Admission: Free with museums admission. See website for 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.
Museum Hours: Open daily 10am–5pm
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Anne Driesse, senior paper conservator in the Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, and Yan Yang, curatorial assistant for the collection in the Division of Asian and Mediterranean Art, will give today’s gallery talk.... Read more about Gallery Talk: Unroll or Unfold? Formats and Materials in East Asian Painting

2017 Sep 26

Gallery Talk: Nature Beautified

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
Admission: Free with museums admission. See website for 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.
Museum Hours: Open daily 10am–5pm
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Elizabeth Rudy, the Carl A. Weyerhaeuser Associate Curator of Prints, and Christina Taylor, assistant paper conservator, will give today’s gallery talk.... Read more about Gallery Talk: Nature Beautified

2017 Oct 14

Symposium: The Room Where It Happens: On the Agency of Interior Spaces

9:00am to 5:00pm

Location: 

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

The Room Where It Happens: On the Agency of Interior Spaces explores the concept of rooms as idea generators throughout global history.

Presented by: Harvard Art Museums
Admission: The symposium is presented as part of HUBweek 2017 (October 10–15). The program is free and open to the public, but seating is limited and registration is required. Please register here.... Read more about Symposium: The Room Where It Happens: On the Agency of Interior Spaces

2017 Oct 25

A conversation and visual journey with muralist Paul Deo

4:00pm

Location: 

Leverett House Library Theater, 28 Dewolfe St.

muralist Paul DeoDuring his visit on October 25, Paul Deo will talk about the history of murals and present his work during a jointly hosted LFP and Harvard Ed Portal conversation that is open to everyone. The event will be moderated by local artist and Harvard University Extension School student Charity Everett

Presented by: Learning From Performers... Read more about A conversation and visual journey with muralist Paul Deo

2017 Sep 27

Sotheby's Professional in Residence: Career Chat - 9/27

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

54 Dunster St

Presented byOffice of Career Services
For Harvard Undergraduates only. PLEASE REGISTER TO ATTEND 

Interested in combining business and art? Wondering how to break in to the world of art auction houses? Join Samantha Cohen, '12, for a career chat on how to prepare and get your first job in this exciting field. Lunch will be served.

Don't miss the ...

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2017 Sep 02

150th Anniversary Museum Highlights Tour by Harvard Student Guides-Fall 2017

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Location: 

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, 11 Divinity Ave

Presented byPeabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology
Tours: Fridays, 12:30 pm; Saturdays & Sundays, 2 pm (September 1-December 1)
Admission: Free with museum admission; no registration required for groups of five or less. For college-age visitors and older. Maximum of 20 people per tour. Call 617-495-3216 for reservations for groups of six or more. 
Tours offered in French, Spanish, Mandarin, Korean and Turkish by special request!

Tours visit highlights on the first and third floors. Guides encourage conversation and are interested in visitor reflections.... Read more about 150th Anniversary Museum Highlights Tour by Harvard Student Guides-Fall 2017

2017 Sep 08

William Henry Fox Talbot and the Birth of Photography: Salted Paper Prints from the Harrison D. Horblit Collection

Fri - Tue, Sep 14 to Nov 20, 9:00am - 7:00pm

Location: 

Houghton Library, Keats Room

Presented by: Houghton Library
Admission: Exhibitions at Houghton Library are free and open to the public – no Harvard ID is necessary to view the exhibitions. 
Exhbition Runs:  September 5-December 16, 2017
Tuesday, September 26, 12:30-1:00 pm, and Wednesday, October 11, 5:30-6:00 pm: View the exhibition with Hope Mayo, Philip Hofer Curator of Printing and Graphic Arts. Also by appointment. For further details, email houghtonlibrary_events@harvard.edu
Hours: Monday, Friday, Saturday: 9 AM-5 PM; Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 9 AM-7 PM

This exhibition presents a rare opportunity to see a dozen original photographs from the earliest days of photography on paper, as invented by William Henry Fox Talbot in late-1830s England and practiced by him and a circle of friends in the 1840s and 1850s.... Read more about William Henry Fox Talbot and the Birth of Photography: Salted Paper Prints from the Harrison D. Horblit Collection

2017 Sep 06

Gallery Talk: Fragonard’s Young Girl Reading

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. See website for museum admission.
Museum Hours: Open daily 10am–5pm

Cassandra Albinson, the Margaret S. Winthrop Curator of European Art, will give this gallery talk.... Read more about Gallery Talk: Fragonard’s Young Girl Reading

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