Ongoing & Upcoming Exhibitions

From ancient artifacts to contemporary artworks, Harvard's museums and galleries house astonishing collections that illuminate a wide range of disciplines. They are open free of charge to all university affiliates, and several with an admission fee to the public. The following list may not be comprehensive; please check the museums' and galleries' websites for more information.

2017 Apr 22

Harvard’s Peabody Museum and the Invention of American Anthropology

Sat - Thu, Apr 22 to Dec 31, 9:00am - 5:00pm

Location: 

Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, 11 Divinity Ave

Presented by: Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology
Admission: Free with Harvard ID; admission to one museum admits you to both during regular hours. See website for admission rates for non-Harvard ID holders. The Peabody Museum is adjacent to the Harvard Museum of Natural History
Hours: 9 AM-5 PM, every day
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On April 22, 2017, the Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology will celebrate its 150th anniversary year by opening All the World Is Here: Harvard’s Peabody Museum and the Invention of American Anthropology. Unveiled within a beautifully restored 4th floor gallery, this new exhibition will feature an astonishing array of over 600 objects from Asia, Oceania, and the Americas, many on display for the very first time.... Read more about Harvard’s Peabody Museum and the Invention of American Anthropology

2019 Sep 20

Visual Science: The Art of Research

Fri Sep 20, 11:00am to Mon Sep 7, 4:00pm

Location: 

Special Exhibitions Gallery 251, Harvard Science Center, 1 Oxford St, Cambridge, MA 02138
MondrianThe Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments presents a new exhibition on the symbiotic relationship between scientific research and visual art. Free and open to the public. For additional information, click... Read more about Visual Science: The Art of Research
2020 Mar 23

Seeing Citizens: Picturing American Women’s Fight for the Vote

Mon - Sat, Mar 23 to Oct 3, 9:00am - 5:00pm

Location: 

The Lia and William Poor Gallery, Schlesinger Library, 3 James Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
SuffrageThis exhibition presents the images that leading activists wanted the public to see—and some that they wanted to hide. White suffragists portrayed themselves as elite, educated, and moral women. Some aspects of their campaign assured skeptics that the amendment would preserve white supremacy and pose no challenges to the... Read more about Seeing Citizens: Picturing American Women’s Fight for the Vote

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