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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.

Adolphe Appian, Fisherman in a Canoe at the Side of a River, 1887. Etching printed on silk. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gray Collection of Engravings Fund, G6991.

Gallery Talk: Nature Beautified

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Prints curator Elizabeth Rudy and paper conservator Christina Taylor will discuss 19th-century landscape prints.

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.

Mori Sosen, Deer Washing a Fawn, Japanese, early 19th century. Fan; ink and light color on paper. Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Promised gift of Robert S. and Betsy G. Feinberg, TL41703.11.

Gallery Talk: Unroll or Unfold? Formats and Materials in East Asian Painting

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Conservator Anne Driesse and curatorial assistant Yan Yang will discuss how to handle and care for the various formats of East Asian painting.

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.

Still from Sol Svanetii (Salt for Svanetia) (1930), by Mikhail Kalatozov. Courtesy of National Film Foundation of Russian Federation.

What about Revolution? Three Lectures on Aesthetic Practices after 1917

Lecture

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

In the second lecture, Emma Widdis, of Trinity College, Cambridge, will discuss cinema and the emancipation of the “Soviet senses.”

Henry Peach Robinson, When the Day’s Work Is Done, 1877. Photogravure. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Richard and Ronay Menschel Fund for the Acquisition of Photographs, P1997.47.

Gallery Talk: “Picture Making”—19th-Century Genre Scenes

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Curatorial assistant Casey Monahan will examine 19th-century genre scenes across media.

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.

Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot, A Fishing Boat, Honfleur, c. 1830. Oil on paper laid down on ragboard. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Adele R. Levy Fund, Inc., 1962.88.

Gallery Talk: Camille Corot, Théodore Rousseau, and the Landscape in 19th-Century France

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Curator Edouard Kopp will examine why the pictorial genre of landscape had such an appeal for French artists of the 19th century.

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.

Gérard Edelinck, after Leonardo da Vinci, The Battle of Anghiari, 17th century. Black and brown ink, brown and gray wash, and bluish-white gouache over black chalk. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Edward W. Forbes, 1917.221.

Gallery Talk: After Leonardo da Vinci

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Research curator Danielle Carrabino will focus on works by artists who strove to emulate this Renaissance master.

Untitled, 1840s–50s. Sixth-plate daguerreotype. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Richard and Ronay Menschel Fund for the Acquisition of Photographs, 2008.304.

Gallery Talk: The Daguerreotype as Democratic Image

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Photography curator Makeda Best explores how the daguerreotype influenced 19th-century American society.

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.

Augustin Amant Constant Fidèle Edouart, William Buckland and his Wife and son Frank, Examining Buckland’s Natural History Collection, 1828–29. Silhouette, cut black paper pasted down on cream paper ground; a few elaborations in black pen and wash. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Mary L. Smith Fund, 66.964, TL41686.2.

Gallery Talk: Materials, Techniques, and History of Augustin Edouart’s Silhouettes

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Paper conservator Penley Knipe will discuss a silhouette of geologist William Buckland and his family.

Willem Pietersz. Buytewech, A Standing Man, Hand on Hip, c. 1616–17. Brown ink and brown wash over traces of black chalk on cream antique laid paper. The Maida and George Abrams Collection, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Promised gift, 25.1998.14.

Gallery Talk: Dutch Drawings in Focus—Gentleman, Peasant, Soldier

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Curatorial fellow Austėja Mackelaitė will discuss scenes from everyday life, which were enormously popular during the early Golden Age.

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.

Jean-Baptiste Chapuy, after Simon Louis Boizot, Liberty, Armed with the Scepter of Reason, Strikes Down Ignorance and Fanaticism, 1793. Mezzotint on off-white antique laid paper. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Jakob Rosenberg Fund, 2012.216.

Gallery Talk: Spooky, Bloody Times—Prints of the French Revolution

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

On Halloween, prints curator Elizabeth Rudy will look at works from this tumultuous period.

Workshop of Lucas Cranach the Elder, Martin Luther, 1546. Oil on panel. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Meta and Paul J. Sachs, 1955.164.

Gallery Talk: The 500th Anniversary of Martin Luther’s 95 Theses

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Research curator Danielle Carrabino will examine works related to Luther’s famed theses, pinned to his church door on October 31, 1517.

Cylinder Electrical Machine, Manufacturer: Benjamin Martin, c. 1766. Mahogany, cloth, brass, rope cord, and glass. Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments, Harvard University, TL41680.

Gallery Talk: Philosophy Chamber Conversations— Electrical Machines, Mechanical Orreries, and the Atom Bomb

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Rutgers professor James Delbourgo will discuss works featured in our Philosophy Chamber exhibition with curator Ethan Lasser.

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.

Rembrandt Harmensz. van Rijn, A Farm on the Amsteldijk(?), c. 1650–52. Brown ink, brown wash and white opaque watercolor on cream antique laid paper. The Maida and George Abrams Collection, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Gift of George Abrams in memory of Maida Abrams, 2004.181.

Dutch Drawings on the Horizon: A Day of Talks in Honor of George S. Abrams

Symposium

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

The symposium will focus on the fine draftsmanship of artists in the Dutch Golden Age.

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.

Aleksandr Rodchenko, Kino Glaz, 1924. Lithograph. Typo-Lithography Goskino. Museum of Modern Art, New York City, Given anonymously, 498.1987. Courtesy of Museum of Modern Art. Copyright VAGA (www.vagarights.com), New York, NY.

What about Revolution? Three Lectures on Aesthetic Practices after 1917

Lecture

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

MoMa curator Leah Dickerman will deliver the final lecture, “How Can a Work of Art Be Revolutionary? Case Studies in the History of the Left.”

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.

Jacques de Gheyn II, A Roma Woman with a Child, c. 1604. Brown ink and black chalk on light tan antique laid paper. The Maida and George Abrams Collection, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Promised gift, 25.1998.10.

Materials Lab Workshop: Dutch Old Master Drawing Materials and Techniques

Workshop

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

This workshop is offered in conjunction with a special installation of Dutch drawings from the Abrams Collection.

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.

Johann Gotthard von Müller, after John Trumbull, Battle of Bunker’s Hill, 1798. Engraving. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of William Gray from the collection of Francis Calley Gray, G2840.

Gallery Talk: Philosophy Chamber Conversations—Copley and Trumbull in Print

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Curatorial fellow Amy Torbert 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.

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.

W. & S. Jones, “Slide detail,” 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. Photo: Courtesy of the Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments.

Materials Lab Workshop: Optical Devices in Science and Art in Early Modern Times

Workshop

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Learn how optical devices helped change how people saw the world in this workshop related to 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.

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.

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, 1970s–2000s

Seminar

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

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

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.