The steel superstructure at our 32 Quincy site was completed in June, preparing the way for installation of our steel-and-glass roof system, a hallmark of the Renzo Piano design. The roof will be installed by the German ﬁrm Josef Gartner GmbH, a world-renowned manufacturer of curtain walls. They have already begun installing the clips and supports for the glass panels. Full story
Since we launched our redesigned website back in May 2009, we’ve been collecting data on visitors’ activity, including how many pages you visit, how long you hang around, and what you’re searching for. (Hope this doesn’t creep you out.) We use this giant pool of information to inform decisions about how to make our site better. But it’s not always just business. This information is also fun to look at, not only for practical work applications, but for getting to know our visitors a little better.
So what did we discover? That you like looking at art. Big surprise, right? Our Collection Search tool is by far the most visited section of our site. Here are the top ﬁve most viewed objects in our collection. Full story
We’re delighted by all of the great press we’ve been getting for our exhibition Jasper Johns / In Press: The Crosshatch Works and the Logic of Print. Thank you to the reviewers who shared the story of our show, from inception as an undergraduate seminar to culmination as a full-ﬂedged museum exhibition, and perfectly captured the themes of the exhibition, while oﬀering insights of their own. Full story
Here you will ﬁnd news, happenings, and occasional musings from the Harvard Art Museums. Visit us often to see new content each week.
You may have noticed that this is one of a number of enhancements we’ve made to our site. Some are small (we refreshed the design). Others you can’t even see (we converted to Drupal). One enhancement we’re really excited about is our improved collection search tool. Full story