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02/15/2013

Congratulations to curator Mary McWilliams on the opening of In Harmony: The Norma Jean Calderwood Collection of Islamic Art. Opening night festivities included a lecture by Oya Pancaroğlu, Associate Professor in the Department of History at Boğaziçi University in Turkey, on the history and cultural significance of ceramic production in eastern Iran. Oya’s presentation, which was received by a packed auditorium, referenced her essay in the exhibition’s catalogue. Full story

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02/12/2013

Last month, Harvard Art Museums members enjoyed a Harvard Treasures Tour of the Culinary Collection at Radcliffe’s Schlesinger Library. Marylène Altieri, Curator of Books and Printed Materials at the library, discussed the origins and breadth of the collection, which focuses on the history of women in America, before taking guests on a guided tour of Siting Julia: A Julia Child Centenary Exhibition. Full story