Opening Celebration: Crossing Lines, Constructing Home
Friday, September 6, 2019, 5:00pm to 9:00pm
Menschel Hall, Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
Celebrate the opening of Crossing Lines, Constructing Home: Displacement and Belonging in Contemporary Art. Curators Makeda Best and Mary Schneider Enriquez will discuss the complexities of curating exhibitions centered on global displacement with Ugochukwu-Smooth Nzewi, the Steven and Lisa Tananbaum Curator in the Department of Painting and Sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, and Jessica Hong, associate curator of global contemporary art at the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College. All galleries will remain open from 5-9pm. Guests are invited to view the exhibition on Level 3, to visit the collections galleries, and to enjoy a reception in the Calderwood Courtyard following the lecture. The lecture will begin at 6pm, in Menschel Hall, Lower Level. This event is free and open to the public. Tickets to the lecture are required, and may be acquired in person, by phone, or online for a small fee through the Harvard Box Office on Tuesday, August 27th at noon. Limit of two tickets per person. Complimentary parking available in the Broadway Garage, 7 Felton Street, Cambridge. For additional information, click here.