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Gilbert Stuart, George Washington, c. 1795. Oil on canvas.
Harvard University Portrait Collection, Gift of Sidney F. Tyler to the University, 1969, H631.

Gallery Talk: The Presidential Portrait

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Curator Ethan Lasser will closely examine Gilbert Stuart’s 18th-century portrait of George Washington.

Installation view of Thou-less (detail) and untitled chair works in Doris Salcedo: The Materiality of Mourning, on display November 4, 2016–April 9, 2017 at the Harvard Art Museums.
© Doris Salcedo. Photo: Harvard Art Museums; © President and Fellows of Harvard College.

Gallery Talk: The Materiality of Mourning

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Today’s gallery talk on Doris Salcedo: The Materiality of Mourning will be offered in Spanish, by graduate student Jerónimo Duarte Riascos.

Art Study Center Open Hours

Special Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

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

X-ray image of a Zhou dynasty (475–221 BCE) circular mirror showing breaks and solder repairs, which are concealed with fake patina and not visible to the naked eye.
Photo: Harvard Art Museums; © President and Fellows of Harvard College.

Materials Lab Workshop: Metal

Workshop

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Explore the many ways artists use metal in art, in conjunction with our Doris Salcedo: The Materiality of Mourning exhibition.

Ribbed Bowl, Roman, 1st century BCE–1st century CE. Mold-blown glass.
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Professor C.E. Norton and Richard Norton, 1895.233.

Gallery Talk: The Life of Luxury—Household Objects from Ancient Rome

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Curatorial fellow Elizabeth Molacek will explain how ordinary household objects from ancient Rome tell the larger story of their owners’ wealth.

Professors K.O. Götz and Rissa, June 1954/II, 1954. Mixed media on canvas. Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Anonymous gift, 2012.200.
© K.O. Götz/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

Gallery Talk: Abstraction in Postwar Germany

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Curatorial fellow Ilka Voermann will discuss abstract works from the period.

Andy Warhol, Lenin, 1987. Screenprint and collage. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Margaret Fisher Fund, M23729.
© Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York.

Modern Art in Technicolor: Art, Film, and American Identity

Film

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

This series examines the construction of American identity by pairing artworks from the museums’ collections with films.

Winslow Homer, Summer Night, 1890. Oil on canvas. Paris, Musée d’Orsay, TL41627.
Photo: © RMN-Grand Palais (musée d’Orsay)/Hervé Lewandowski.

Gallery Talk: Winslow Homer’s Summer Night

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Curator Cassandra Albinson will discuss this spectacular work, on loan from the Musée d’Orsay.

Art Study Center Open Hours

Special Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

On Mondays through the spring, 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.

Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, At the Circus: Jockey, 1899. Black and colored chalk, graphite on off-white wove paper.
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop, 1943.923.

Gallery Talk: Drawing: The Invention of a Modern Medium

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Curator Elizabeth Rudy will discuss the exhibition, on view from January 21 through May 7, 2017.

Winslow Homer, Summer Night, 1890. Oil on canvas. Paris, Musée d’Orsay, TL41627.
Photo: © RMN-Grand Palais (Musée d’Orsay)/Hervé Lewandowski.

Winslow Homer’s Summer Night: New Perspectives

Lecture

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

This event will bring together three scholars who are shedding new light on Homer’s work.

Hydria (water jar): Theseus and the Minotaur, Greek, 550–530 BCE. Terracotta.
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Bequest of Edith J. Purrington, 1963.69.

Gallery Talk: Back Stories

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Curator Amy Brauer will trace the sometimes circuitous tales of selected objects from their ancient manufacture to the modern museum.

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.

Lluís Borrassà, Saint John the Baptist and Saint Barbara, c. 1411–13. Tempera on panel.
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Alpheus Hyatt Purchasing Fund, 1933.153.

Gallery Talk: Lluís Borrassà’s Saint John the Baptist and Saint Barbara

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Associate conservator Cristina Morilla will examine this stunning 15th-century painting, which is part of a larger work.

Art Study Center Open Hours

Special Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

On Mondays through the spring, 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.

Winslow Homer, Summer Night, 1890. Oil on canvas. Paris, Musée d’Orsay, TL41627.
Photo: © RMN-Grand Palais (musée d’Orsay)/Hervé Lewandowski.

Gallery Talk: Winslow Homer’s Summer Night

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Curator Ethan Lasser will discuss this spectacular work, on loan from the Musée d’Orsay.

Georges Pierre Seurat, Café-Concert, 1887–88. Conté crayon and white gouache on buff laid paper.
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop, 1943.918.

Drawing: Medium, Discourse, Object

Lecture

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Professor Ewa Lajer-Burcharth will describe how drawing emerged as a modern medium, in connection with our new exhibition of French drawings.

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.

Eva Hesse: Film Screening and Discussion

Film

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

After a screening of the documentary Eva Hesse, artist Annette Lemieux and curator Mary Schneider Enriquez will discuss the sculptor’s legacy.

Still from Doris Salcedo’s Public Works, 2015. © MCA Chicago.

Film: Doris Salcedo’s Public Works

Film

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

This film about Salcedo’s site-specific works and public projects will be shown monthly, in conjunction with our Doris Salcedo 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.

Installation view of two untitled works in Doris Salcedo: The Materiality of Mourning, on display November 4, 2016–April 9, 2017 at the Harvard Art Museums.
© Doris Salcedo. Photo: Harvard Art Museums; © President and Fellows of Harvard College.

Gallery Talk: The Materiality of Mourning

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Ph.D. candidate Davida Fernandez-Barkan will discuss Doris Salcedo: The Materiality of Mourning, on view November 4, 2016–April 9, 2017.

Art Study Center Open Hours

Special Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

On Mondays through the spring, 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.

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.

View of plaster cast installation with Great Elector, Rogers Hall interior, Germanic Museum, c. 1912. Busch-Reisinger Museum Records (BRM 5), folder 40.
Harvard Art Museums Archives, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, ARCH.0000.900.

The Museum of Plaster Casts: Intentions and Narratives

Lecture

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Frank Matthias Kammel, of the German National Museum, will examine museums’ representations of art and cultural history through plaster casts.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

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

X-ray image of a Zhou dynasty (475–221 BCE) circular mirror showing breaks and solder repairs, which are concealed with fake patina and not visible to the naked eye.
Photo: Harvard Art Museums; © President and Fellows of Harvard College.

Materials Lab Workshop: Metal

Workshop

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Explore the many ways artists use metal in art, in conjunction with our Doris Salcedo: The Materiality of Mourning 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.

Charles Willson Peale, George Washington, 1784. Oil on canvas.
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop, 1943.144.

Museums Closed

Special Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

The Harvard Art Museums will be closed for Presidents’ Day.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

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

William Preist and William Shaw II, Teapot, 1753–54. Silver, fruitwood.
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of C. R. Simpkins, “A Tribute to the Class of 1892,” 1933.58.

Gallery Talk: Tea, Coffee, and Chocolate—18th-Century Vessels

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Curatorial assistant Casey Monahan will examine these tasteful 18th-century wares.

Doris Salcedo, A Flor de Piel (detail), 2013. Rose petals and thread. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Mr. G. David Thompson, in memory of his son, G. David Thompson, Jr., Class of 1958, by exchange; purchase through the generosity of Elaine Levin in honor of Mary Schneider Enriquez; and purchase through the generosity of Deborah and Martin Hale, 2014.133.
© Doris Salcedo. Photo: Joerg Lohse; courtesy of the artist and Alexander and Bonin, New York, and White Cube, London.

Ephemeral Yet Enduring: Challenges in Contemporary Conservation

Lecture

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

This lecture will focus on conservation issues surrounding contemporary art in general and Doris Salcedo’s work in particular.

Installation view of untitled chair work and Disremembered IV (detail) in Doris Salcedo: The Materiality of Mourning, on display November 4, 2016–April 9, 2017 at the Harvard Art Museums.
© Doris Salcedo. Photo: Harvard Art Museums; © President and Fellows of Harvard College.

Gallery Talk: The Materiality of Mourning

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Exhibition curator Mary Schneider Enriquez will discuss Doris Salcedo: The Materiality of Mourning, on view Nov. 4, 2016–April 9, 2017.

Washington Allston, Study for Belshazzar’s Left Hand, for Belshazzar’s Feast, 1820–28. Black and white chalk on blue-gray wove paper. Loan from The Washington Allston Trust, 8.1955.208.

Art Study Center Seminar: In the Flesh—The Artist’s Hand

Seminar

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

This seminar will consider the role of the artist’s hand in several works—as a subject, a motif, and an agent of artistic creativity.

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 spring, 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.

John Jesse Barker, after William G. Mason, Horizontorium: Philadelphia Bank, 1832. Lithograph.
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Purchase through the generosity of the Balzer Family Fund, M25823.

Art Study Center Seminar: Shifting Perspectives—Art and the Production of Urban Space, 1530–1850

Seminar

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

A deep look into how artists and architects of 16th-century Europe through 19th-century America transformed how cities are depicted.

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.

Installation view of Disremembered IV (detail), in Doris Salcedo: The Materiality of Mourning, on display November 4, 2016–April 9, 2017 at the Harvard Art Museums.
© Doris Salcedo. Photo: Harvard Art Museums; © President and Fellows of Harvard College.

Gallery Talk: The Materiality of Mourning

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Today’s gallery talk on Doris Salcedo: The Materiality of Mourning will be offered in Spanish, by graduate student Jerónimo Duarte Riascos.

Art Study Center Open Hours

Special Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

On Mondays through the spring, 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.

Materials Lab Workshop: Islamic Papermaking

Workshop

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

An exploration of Islamic and Persian papermaking techniques and a preview of Persian manuscripts featured in an upcoming exhibition.

Still from Doris Salcedo’s Public Works, 2015. © MCA Chicago.

Film: Doris Salcedo’s Public Works

Film

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

This film about Salcedo’s site-specific works and public projects will be shown monthly, in conjunction with our Doris Salcedo 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 spring, 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.

X-ray image of a Zhou dynasty (475–221 BCE) circular mirror showing breaks and solder repairs, which are concealed with fake patina and not visible to the naked eye.
Photo: Harvard Art Museums; © President and Fellows of Harvard College.

Materials Lab Workshop: Metal

Workshop

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Explore the many ways artists use metal in art, in conjunction with our Doris Salcedo: The Materiality of Mourning exhibition.

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.

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.

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.

Art Study Center Open Hours

Special Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

On Mondays through the spring, 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.

Harvard University doctoral students Eliza Gettel and Monica Park examine an inscribed honorific statue base that was reused in a late Roman gateway.
Photo: © Archaeological Exploration of Sardis/Harvard University.

New Digs and Discoveries at Sardis in Turkey

Lecture

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Nicholas Cahill, director of the Archaeological Exploration of Sardis, will present exciting results of the group’s recent work.

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 spring, 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.

Five Shekels (=Decadrachm) Mint of the Camp, from the Palermo Hoard, 1958, 270–260 BCE. Silver.
Loan from the Trustees of the Arthur Stone Dewing Greek Numismatic Foundation, 1.1965.984.

From Byrsa to the Tiber: Carthaginian Coins and History

Lecture

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Archaeologist Paolo Visonà, professor of art at the University of Kentucky, will deliver this year’s Mildenberg Lecture.

Winslow Homer, Schooner at Sunset, 1880. Watercolor over graphite on off-white wove paper.
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Grenville L. Winthrop, 1943.298.

Art Study Center Seminar: Winslow Homer’s Watercolors

Seminar

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Participants have a chance to examine Homer’s watercolors alongside Harvard Art Museums director Martha Tedeschi and conservator Anne Driesse.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

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

X-ray image of a Zhou dynasty (475–221 BCE) circular mirror showing breaks and solder repairs, which are concealed with fake patina and not visible to the naked eye.
Photo: Harvard Art Museums; © President and Fellows of Harvard College.

Materials Lab Workshop: Metal

Workshop

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Explore the many ways artists use metal in art, in conjunction with our Doris Salcedo: The Materiality of Mourning 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.

Art Study Center Open Hours

Special Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

On Mondays through the spring, 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.

nstallation view of Disremembered IV (detail) in Doris Salcedo: The Materiality of Mourning, on display November 4, 2016–April 9, 2017 at the Harvard Art Museums.
© Doris Salcedo. Photo: Harvard Art Museums; © President and Fellows of Harvard College.

Gallery Talk: The Materiality of Mourning

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Exhibition curator Mary Schneider Enriquez will discuss Doris Salcedo: The Materiality of Mourning, on view Nov. 4, 2016–April 9, 2017.

Still from Doris Salcedo’s Public Works, 2015. © MCA Chicago.

Film: Doris Salcedo’s Public Works

Film

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

This film about Salcedo’s site-specific works and public projects will be shown monthly, in conjunction with our Doris Salcedo 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 spring, 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.

Student Guide Tour

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

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

Flowerpot with Barbed, Foliate Rim, Chinese, probably 15th century. Numbered Jun ware: light gray stoneware with variegated purple and blue glaze; with Chinese numeral 3 incised into base.
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Ernest B. and Helen Pratt Dane, 1942.185.5.

Art Study Center Seminar: Revealing the Mysteries of Jun Ware Ceramics

Seminar

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

A behind-the-scenes look at these extraordinary Chinese ceramics to be featured in an upcoming 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 spring, 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.

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 spring, 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.

Timurid Prince Baysunghur Hunting, from a manuscript of Anthology of Persian Treatises, 1427. Ink, colors, and gold on paper.
Loan from Villa I Tatti, The Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies.

Art Study Center Seminar: Bernard Berenson’s Persian Paintings from Villa I Tatti

Seminar

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Join a curator and conservators for a close look at some of these exquisite paintings, on loan from Villa I Tatti in Florence.

Art Study Center Open Hours

Special Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

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

Untitled (soldier photographing children), 1910s. Gelatin silver print.
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Transfer from the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 2.2002.2202.

Museums Closed

Special Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

The Harvard Art Museums will be closed for Memorial Day.

Members Open House

Member Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

As a special thank you, we’re inviting members to bring two additional adult guests for free today.

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.

Elaine Mayes, 4th of July N.Y.C., 1978. Gelatin silver print.
Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Richard and Ronay Menschel Fund for the Acquisition of Photographs, P2002.1.6.

Museums Closed

Special Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

The Harvard Art Museums will be closed for Independence Day.