Past Exhibitions

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Past Exhibitions

February 26, 2011—May 15, 2011
Kupferstichkabinett, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
June 2, 2011—July 17, 2011
Staatliche Graphische Sammlung München, Pinakothek der Moderne

Traveling Exhibition

This exhibition presents little-known drawings and watercolors by the German-American modernist Lyonel Feininger, drawn largely from holdings at the Busch-Reisinger Museum.

February 26, 2011—May 15, 2011
Kupferstichkabinett, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
June 2, 2011—July 17, 2011
Staatliche Graphische Sammlung München, Pinakothek der Moderne
October 25, 2011—March 11, 2012
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
March 30, 2012—June 2, 2012
Arthur M. Sackler Museum

Traveling Exhibition

Focusing on a rich and productive period when Feininger was experimenting with an array of avant-garde photographic techniques, this exhibition offers the first opportunity to consider his achievement within the medium.

January 24, 2011—May 29, 2011
Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments, Harvard University
January 24, 2011—May 29, 2011
Harvard Museum of Natural History, Harvard University
January 24, 2011—May 29, 2011
Houghton Library, Harvard University
January 24, 2011—May 29, 2011
Schlesinger Library, Harvard University
January 24, 2011—May 29, 2011
Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University
January 24, 2011—May 29, 2011
Semitic Museum, Harvard University
January 24, 2011—May 29, 2011
Arthur M. Sackler Museum

University-Wide Exhibition

Questioning the modern Western intellectual categories that distinguish art from artifact, specimen from tool, and the historical from the anthropological, Tangible Things brings together materials from Harvard’s museum and archival collections.

September 2, 2010—December 3, 2010
W. E. B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research, Harvard University

Off-Site Exhibition

This exhibition shows the roles that figures of black Africans occupy in European works of art, especially in Renaissance and Baroque prints.

May 4, 2010—August 27, 2010
Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments, Harvard University

Off-Site Exhibition

This exhibition organized by students explores work by artists, artisans, and scientists on the presentation of knowledge and the role of printed images in 16th- and 17th-century Europe.

February 19, 2010—May 15, 2010
Vedat Nedim Tör Museum, Istanbul

Off-Site Exhibition

This exhibition brings together Lydian material from seven Turkish museums, as well as from excavation depots at Miletus and at Sardis, the capital of the Lydian Empire.

December 8, 2009—February 28, 2010
J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

Off-Site Exhibition

This exhibition and the accompanying catalogue distill over 30 years of scholarly research on Rembrandt’s working practice and teaching process.

October 15, 2009—December 23, 2009
Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University
September 9, 2010—October 23, 2010
White Columns, New York

Traveling Exhibition

An exhibition of politically charged posters, stickers, and other visual media that emerged during a pivotal moment of AIDS activism in New York City.

April 4, 2009—January 10, 2010
Peabody Essex Museum, Salem

Off-Site Exhibition

ReVisions features works from the Arthur M. Sackler Museum’s collection of 17–19th-century Indian watercolor paintings as well as the Peabody Essex Museum’s Chester and Davida Herwitz Collection, one of the largest contemporary Indian art collections outside of India.

September 13, 2008—June 1, 2013
Arthur M. Sackler Museum

An overview of objects drawn from the collections of the Fogg, Busch-Reisinger, and Arthur M. Sackler museums, including American, Latin American, European, Islamic, and Asian art from antiquity to the present.

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