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Art Study Center Open Hours

Special Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Through the summer, the Art Study Center will welcome walk-ins from 1 to 4pm.

Stephen Sewall, Copy of Inscription on Dighton Rock (detail), 1768. Black ink on paper. Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, Harvard University, PM# 967-28-10/45474, TL41654.1. Photo: Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology.

Gallery Talk: Philosophy Chamber Conversations—The Inscription on Dighton Rock

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Conservator Anne Driesse and conservation scientist Georgina Rayner will discuss works featured in our Philosophy Chamber exhibition.

Jusepe de Ribera, Saint Jerome, 1640. Oil on canvas. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Arthur Sachs, 1920.7.

Gallery Talk: The Color Red in 17th-Century Europe

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Curatorial fellow Jessie Park will discuss the sources of the pigment, how European artists used it, and what it symbolized.

László Moholy-Nagy, Light Prop for an Electric Stage (Light-Space Modulator), 1930. Aluminum, steel, nickel-plated brass, other metals, plastic, wood, and electric motor. Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Sibyl Moholy-Nagy, BR56.5. © 2015 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn.

Gallery Talk: Activation of Moholy-Nagy’s Light Prop for an Electric Stage

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Curatorial fellow Melissa Venator will discuss and activate László Moholy-Nagy’s pioneering device from 1930.

Johannes Bronckhorst, Two East Indian Birds, 17th century. Transparent and opaque watercolor over graphite on parchment, framing line in brown ink. The Maida and George Abrams Collection, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Gift of George S. Abrams in memory of Anthony Lewis, Harvard Class of 1948, 2013.171.

Gallery Talk: Nature and Artifice in the Dutch Golden Age

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

How did 17th-century Dutch artists incorporate the artificial into their depictions of nature?

Carl Grossberg, Textile Factory, 1934. Oil on panel. Collection of Merrill C. Berman, TL41741.12.

Gallery Talk: Carl Grossberg and New Objectivity

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Curatorial fellow Melissa Venator will discuss Grossberg’s realist works, created during the interwar period in Germany.

Members Tour

Member Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Curators lead members on a tour through select galleries while the museums are closed to the public.

Museums Closed

Special Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

The Harvard Art Museums will be closed for Labor Day.

A 1768 copy of inscriptions from Dighton Rock are featured in the Philosophy Chamber exhibition.

Members Day Trip: Dighton Rock and New Bedford Whaling Museum

Member Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Members will enjoy a tour of our Philosophy Chamber exhibition before traveling to the Dighton Rock Museum and the New Bedford Whaling Museum.

Peter Campbell, Washington, D.C. (Gethsemane Spiritual Temple), 1964. Gelatin silver print. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Transfer from the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 2.2002.3238.

Art Study Center Seminar: American Photographs Continued, 1940s–1970s

Seminar

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Curator Makeda Best examines American works that followed Walker Evans’s iconic American Photographs (1938).

The Persian Family, Switzerland, Zurich, 1904–12. Chromolithograph (photochrome). Collection of Azita Bina and Elmar W. Seibel, TL41579.9.

Gallery Talk: The Mobile Image—Photography and Printing Culture in 19th-Century Iran

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard Ph.D. candidate Mira Xenia Schwerda will discuss works featured in our Technologies of the Image exhibition.

Prepared by William Dandridge Peck, Dried specimens of Morone americana & Perca flavescens mounted on paper, c. 1790. Paper and animal specimens. Museum of Comparative Zoology, Ichthyology Department, Harvard University, MCZ154771 and MCZ154772, TL41646.3. Courtesy of the Ichthyology Department, Museum of Comparative Zoology. Photo: Andrew Williston.

Gallery Talk: Philosophy Chamber Conversations—Flatness

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard Ph.D. candidate Whitney Barlow Robles will discuss works featured in our Philosophy Chamber exhibition.

Art Study Center Open Hours

Special Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

On Mondays through the fall, the Art Study Center will welcome walk-ins from 1 to 4pm.

Andy Warhol, Marilyn Monroe, 1967. Screenprint. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Michael F. Marmor, AB ’62, MD ’66 and Jane B. Marmor, MD ’66, 2015.45.2.

Art Study Center Open Hours: Andy Warhol’s Marilyn Monroe Portfolio

Special Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Warhol’s portfolio will be on view on select dates in September and October to complement the A.R.T.’s production of WARHOLCAPOTE.

Members Tour

Member Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Curators lead members on a tour through select galleries while the museums are closed to the public.

`Abbas Shirazi, Pen Box with European Woman and Eagles in Medallions, Iran, 1878–79. Opaque watercolor, gold-colored pigments, and lacquer on pasteboard. Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of A. Soudavar in memory of his mother Ezzat-Malek Soudavar, 2014.355.

Lacquer, Lithography, and Photography: Image-Making in 19th-Century Iran

Lecture

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Three scholars present ideas central to our exhibition of art from Iran’s Qajar period.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these tours focused on one or more objects in our collections.

László Moholy-Nagy, Light Prop for an Electric Stage (Light-Space Modulator), 1930. Aluminum, steel, nickel-plated brass, other metals, plastic, wood, and electric motor. Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Sibyl Moholy-Nagy, BR56.5. © 2015 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn.

Gallery Talk: Activation of Moholy-Nagy’s Light Prop for an Electric Stage

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Curatorial fellow Melissa Venator will discuss and activate László Moholy-Nagy’s pioneering device from 1930.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these tours focused on one or more objects in our collections.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these tours focused on one or more objects in our collections.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these tours focused on one or more objects in our collections.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these tours focused on one or more objects in our collections.

Andy Warhol, Marilyn Monroe, 1967. Screenprint. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Michael F. Marmor, AB ’62, MD ’66 and Jane B. Marmor, MD ’66, 2015.45.2.

Art Study Center Open Hours: Andy Warhol’s Marilyn Monroe Portfolio

Special Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Warhol’s portfolio will be on view on select dates in September and October to complement the A.R.T.’s production of WARHOLCAPOTE.

Art Study Center Open Hours

Special Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

On Mondays through the fall, the Art Study Center will welcome walk-ins from 1 to 4pm.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these tours focused on one or more objects in our collections.

W. & S. Jones, Jones’s Most Improved and Solar Compound Microscope, c. 1798. Brass, glass, and mahogany, with slides of paper and organic materials. Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments, Harvard University, 1184, TL41679.6.

Gallery Talk: Philosophy Chamber Conversations—Transposition

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard Ph.D. candidate Aleksandr Bierig will discuss works featured in our Philosophy Chamber exhibition.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these tours focused on one or more objects in our collections.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these tours focused on one or more objects in our collections.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these tours focused on one or more objects in our collections.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these tours focused on one or more objects in our collections.

`Abbas Shirazi, Pen Box with European Woman and Eagles in Medallions, Iran, 1878–79. Opaque watercolor, gold-colored pigments, and lacquer on pasteboard. Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of A. Soudavar in memory of his mother Ezzat-Malek Soudavar, 2014.355.

Gallery Talk: Qajar Lacquer as a Medium of Exchange

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Curator Mary McWilliams will discuss works featured in our Technologies of the Image exhibition.

Andy Warhol, Marilyn Monroe, 1967. Screenprint. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Michael F. Marmor, AB ’62, MD ’66 and Jane B. Marmor, MD ’66, 2015.45.2.

Art Study Center Open Hours: Andy Warhol’s Marilyn Monroe Portfolio

Special Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Warhol’s portfolio will be on view on select dates in September and October to complement the A.R.T.’s production of WARHOLCAPOTE.

Art Study Center Open Hours

Special Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

On Mondays through the fall, the Art Study Center will welcome walk-ins from 1 to 4pm.

Prepared by Charles Willson Peale, Long Eared Owl (Asio outs) (detail), 1786–1827. Museum of Comparative Zoology, Ornithology Department, Harvard University, 67850, TL41676.2. Courtesy of the Ornithology Department, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University. Photo: Jeremiah Trimble.

Gallery Talk: Philosophy Chamber Conversations—Art and Science

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Conceptual artist Simon Starling will discuss works featured in our Philosophy Chamber exhibition.

Prepared by Charles Willson Peale, Long Eared Owl (Asio otus) (detail), 1786–1827. Museum of Comparative Zoology, Ornithology Department, Harvard University, 67850. Photo: Jeremiah Trimble; Courtesy of the Ornithology Department, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University; © President and Fellows of Harvard College.

Fall Opening Celebration — The Philosophy Chamber: Art and Science in Harvard’s Teaching Cabinet, 1766–1820

Special Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Artist Simon Starling will consider the range of objects, voices, and ideas that animated Harvard’s 18th-century Philosophy Chamber.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these tours focused on one or more objects in our collections.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these tours focused on one or more objects in our collections.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these tours focused on one or more objects in our collections.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these tours focused on one or more objects in our collections.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these tours focused on one or more objects in our collections.

The Temple of Artemis at Sardis, featuring the Butler expedition’s crane (which still works), 1910 and 2010. Top photo: Howard Crosby Butler Archive, Department of Art and Archaeology, Princeton University; bottom photo: Archaeological Exploration of Sardis/President and Fellows of Harvard College.

Archives Open Hours

Special Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

To celebrate American Archives Month, materials from the museums’ archives will be on view in the Art Study Center on Mondays in October.

Art Study Center Open Hours

Special Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

On Mondays through the fall, the Art Study Center will welcome walk-ins from 1 to 4pm.

Andy Warhol, Marilyn Monroe, 1967. Screenprint. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Michael F. Marmor, AB ’62, MD ’66 and Jane B. Marmor, MD ’66, 2015.45.2.

Art Study Center Open Hours: Andy Warhol’s Marilyn Monroe Portfolio

Special Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Warhol’s portfolio will be on view on select dates in September and October to complement the A.R.T.’s production of WARHOLCAPOTE.

Stephen Sewall, Copy of Inscription on Dighton Rock (detail), 1768. Black ink on paper. Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology, Harvard University, PM# 967-28-10/45474, TL41654.1. Photo: Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology.

Gallery Talk: Philosophy Chamber Conversations—Drawing the Rock

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Conservator Anne Driesse will discuss works featured in our Philosophy Chamber exhibition.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these tours focused on one or more objects in our collections.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these tours focused on one or more objects in our collections.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these tours focused on one or more objects in our collections.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these tours focused on one or more objects in our collections.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these tours focused on one or more objects in our collections.

Museums Closed

Special Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

The Harvard Art Museums will be closed for Columbus Day.

Marble Specimens of Italian and American Origin, late 18th century. Polished marble. Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments, Harvard University, TL41679.8.1–6. Photo: Courtesy of Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments, Harvard University.

Gallery Talk: Philosophy Chamber Conversations—A Repository of Gifts

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Lola Sánchez-Jáuregui, a former curatorial fellow at the museums, will discuss works featured in our Philosophy Chamber exhibition.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these tours focused on one or more objects in our collections.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these tours focused on one or more objects in our collections.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these tours focused on one or more objects in our collections.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these tours focused on one or more objects in our collections.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these tours focused on one or more objects in our collections.

Art Study Center Open Hours

Special Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

On Mondays through the fall, the Art Study Center will welcome walk-ins from 1 to 4pm.

The Temple of Artemis at Sardis, featuring the Butler expedition’s crane (which still works), 1910 and 2010. Top photo: Howard Crosby Butler Archive, Department of Art and Archaeology, Princeton University; bottom photo: Archaeological Exploration of Sardis/President and Fellows of Harvard College.

Archives Open Hours

Special Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

To celebrate American Archives Month, materials from the museums’ archives will be on view in the Art Study Center on Mondays in October.

Members Tour

Member Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Curators lead members on a tour through select galleries while the museums are closed to the public.

Carl Grossberg, Jacquard Factory, 1934. Oil on panel. Collection Merrill C. Berman.

Art Study Center Seminar: New Objectivity in Germany

Seminar

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

This seminar will focus on German realism from the interwar period, highlighting themes of industry and technology.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these tours focused on one or more objects in our collections.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these tours focused on one or more objects in our collections.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these tours focused on one or more objects in our collections.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these tours focused on one or more objects in our collections.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these tours focused on one or more objects in our collections.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these tours focused on one or more objects in our collections.

The Temple of Artemis at Sardis, featuring the Butler expedition’s crane (which still works), 1910 and 2010. Top photo: Howard Crosby Butler Archive, Department of Art and Archaeology, Princeton University; bottom photo: Archaeological Exploration of Sardis/President and Fellows of Harvard College.

Archives Open Hours

Special Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

To celebrate American Archives Month, materials from the museums’ archives will be on view in the Art Study Center on Mondays in October.

Art Study Center Open Hours

Special Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

On Mondays through the fall, the Art Study Center will welcome walk-ins from 1 to 4pm.

Prepared by Charles Willson Peale, 1741–1827, Bald Eagle (Haliaeetus leucocephalus), 1786–1827. Animal specimen. Museum of Comparative Zoology, Ornithology Department, Harvard University, TL41676.1. © President and Fellows of Harvard College. Photo: Courtesy of the Ornithology Department, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University.

Gallery Talk: Philosophy Chamber Conversations—Decay

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard Ph.D. candidate Oliver Wunsch will discuss works featured in our Philosophy Chamber exhibition.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these tours focused on one or more objects in our collections.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these tours focused on one or more objects in our collections.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these tours focused on one or more objects in our collections.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these tours focused on one or more objects in our collections.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these tours focused on one or more objects in our collections.

Art Study Center Open Hours

Special Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

On Mondays through the fall, the Art Study Center will welcome walk-ins from 1 to 4pm.

The Temple of Artemis at Sardis, featuring the Butler expedition’s crane (which still works), 1910 and 2010. Top photo: Howard Crosby Butler Archive, Department of Art and Archaeology, Princeton University; bottom photo: Archaeological Exploration of Sardis/President and Fellows of Harvard College.

Archives Open Hours

Special Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

To celebrate American Archives Month, materials from the museums’ archives will be on view in the Art Study Center on Mondays in October.

Muhammad Riza [al-Imami], Rectangular Mirror Case with Flowers, Butterfly, and Sleeping Bird, 1847–48. Exterior: watercolor, gold-colored pigments, and lacquer on pasteboard; interior: watercolor, gold-colored pigments, brass particles, and lacquer over brass layer on pasteboard. Kooros Family Collection, TL41541.3.

Gallery Talk: Fluid Forms and Mobile Figures—Lacquer in 19th-Century Iran

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Curator Mary McWilliams will discuss works featured in our Technologies of the Image exhibition.

William Henry Fox Talbot, Articles of China, c. 1844. Salted paper print on wove paper from calotype negative. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Richard and Ronay Menschel Fund for the Acquisition of Photographs, 2007.141.

Art Study Center Seminar: The Particularities and Peculiarities of the Salted Paper Print

Seminar

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Learn about the fascinating photographic process behind this precursor to analog photography.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these tours focused on one or more objects in our collections.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these tours focused on one or more objects in our collections.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these tours focused on one or more objects in our collections.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these tours focused on one or more objects in our collections.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these tours focused on one or more objects in our collections.

Robert Smullyan Sloan, Negro Soldier, 1945. Egg tempera and oil on board. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Purchase through the generosity of Michael Kempner, Michael Maher, and Ann Schwarz, 2004.194. © Robert Smullyan Sloan.

Museums Closed

Special Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

The Harvard Art Museums will be closed for Veterans Day.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these tours focused on one or more objects in our collections.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these tours focused on one or more objects in our collections.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these tours focused on one or more objects in our collections.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these tours focused on one or more objects in our collections.

Art Study Center Open Hours

Special Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

On Mondays through the fall, the Art Study Center will welcome walk-ins from 1 to 4pm.

Members Tour

Member Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Curators lead members on a tour through select galleries while the museums are closed to the public.

Rajput Hunter Batters a Leaping Tiger from a Tree, India, Kota, Rajasthan, 17th century. Colors and gold on paper. Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, The Stuart Cary Welch Collection, Gift of Edith I. Welch in memory of Stuart Cary Welch, 2009.202.39.

Art Study Center Seminar: The Royal Hunt in India

Seminar

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Explore images of the hunt in select drawings and paintings as well as the political and cultural significance of these works.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these tours focused on one or more objects in our collections.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these tours focused on one or more objects in our collections.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these tours focused on one or more objects in our collections.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these tours focused on one or more objects in our collections.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these tours focused on one or more objects in our collections.

Art Study Center Open Hours

Special Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

On Mondays through the fall, the Art Study Center will welcome walk-ins from 1 to 4pm.

John James Audubon, Wild Turkey Cock, Hen, and Chicks, c. 1828–29. Oil on canvas. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Transfer from Museum of Comparative Zoology, Gift of John E. Thayer, Class of 1885, 1964.146.

Museums Closed

Special Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

The Harvard Art Museums will be closed for Thanksgiving.

Art Study Center Open Hours

Special Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

On Mondays through the fall, the Art Study Center will welcome walk-ins from 1 to 4pm.

Mirza Jani ibn Ahmad, Mirror Case with Flowers and Birds, Iran, c. 1825–50. Opaque watercolor, gold-color pigments, platy hematite particles, and lacquer on pasteboard. Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of A. Soudavar in memory of his mother Ezzat-Malek Soudavar, 2014.384.

Gallery Talk: Qajar Lacquer as a Medium of Exchange

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Curator Mary McWilliams will discuss works featured in our Technologies of the Image exhibition.

Art Study Center Open Hours

Special Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

On Mondays through the fall, the Art Study Center will welcome walk-ins from 1 to 4pm.

Members Tour

Member Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Curators lead members on a tour through select galleries while the museums are closed to the public.

Art Study Center Open Hours

Special Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

On Mondays through the fall, the Art Study Center will welcome walk-ins from 1 to 4pm.

Art Study Center Open Hours

Special Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

On Mondays through the fall, the Art Study Center will welcome walk-ins from 1 to 4pm.

Fogg Interior Courtyard with Christmas Tree, 1962. Photographs of the Harvard Art Museums, 1927–2001 (HC 22), file 2.24 (6/9). Harvard Art Museums Archives, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.

Museums Closed

Special Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

The Harvard Art Museums will be closed on Christmas Day.

Illustrated Manuscript of An`am-i Sharif (Prayer Book) in Ottoman Turkish and Arabic, Turkey, c. 1790. Painting with calligraphy; ink, opaque watercolor and gold on paper. Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, The Edwin Binney, 3rd Collection of Turkish Art at the Harvard Art Museums, 1985.260.

Gallery Talk: Technologies of the Image: Art in 19th-Century Iran

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Curator Mary McWilliams will discuss works featured in our exhibition of art from Iran’s Qajar period.