Gallery Talk: The Materiality of Mourning


Monday, March 13, 2017, 12:30pm to 1:00pm

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


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
March 13 gallery talk will be given by Jerónimo Duarte Riascos, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at Harvard University, in Spanish.
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Mary Schneider Enriquez, the Houghton Associate Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, will give a gallery talk about the special exhibition Doris Salcedo: The Materiality of Mourning, on view from November 4, 2016 to April 9, 2017.

Gallery talks are offered by curators, conservators, fellows, and other museums staff; they focus on aspects of the installation process, exploring both intellectual and more practical considerations. Museums staff will, for example, tease out arguments at play in the galleries, discuss conservation treatments, look closely at specific collections, or draw connections between works of art throughout the museums.