Exhibitions

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Exhibitions

November 17, 2011—December 22, 2011
Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University

Off-Site Exhibition

A selection of videos by the artist, filmmaker, and photographer Laurel Nakadate, whose work pushes the boundaries of voyeurism, exhibitionism, and vulnerability.

October 21, 2011—June 1, 2013
Arthur M. Sackler Museum

Re-View: Thematic Installation

Combining art-historical and scientific analyses, this installation examines key examples of Harvard’s Islamic and pre-Islamic metalwork from the 4th through the 14th centuries.

September 6, 2011—December 10, 2011
Arthur M. Sackler Museum
January 17, 2012—April 8, 2012
Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art, Evanston

Traveling Exhibition

A rich display of prints, books, maps, and scientific instruments exploring the role of celebrated artists in the scientific inquiries of the 16th century.

March 21, 2011—May 17, 2011
Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University
March 21, 2011—May 17, 2011
Northwest Science Building, Harvard University
March 21, 2011—May 17, 2011
Graduate School of Design, Harvard University

Off-Site Exhibition

This three-part exhibition comprises installations by Olafur Eliasson, Saraceno, and Ai Weiwei and explores the realms in which art, architecture, and design intersect.

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.