Last month, our chief curator Deborah Martin Kao sat down with with artist Gary Schneider to discuss his portrait work and the recent publication of his book Portrait Sequences 1975 (onestar press, 2012). Full story


Acclaimed storyteller Xanthe Gresham recently visited campus to conduct a storytelling workshop at Harvard’s Arts @ 29 Garden creative space and performed selections from the epic poem the Shahnama (Book of Kings) at the Sackler Museum. Full story


Norma Jean Calderwood, whose collection is showcased in the current exhibition In Harmony: The Norma Jean Calderwood Collection of Islamic Art, often said that in order to fully appreciate Islamic art one must approach it “with quite different eyes.” In a recent gallery talk, visitors were prompted to do just that—to look closely and differently at objects to uncover themes and details that a casual viewer might overlook. Full story


If you plan to head east on the Massachusetts Turnpike today, the Harvard Art Museums will be part your ride. Full story