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Candida Höfer, Untitled, from the projection Turks in Germany 1979, 1979. Slide projection with 80 color slides, 35 mm. Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Francis H. Burr Memorial Fund, 2019.126. © Candida Höfer, Cologne; VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn.

Gallery Talk: Candida Höfer’s Turks in Germany 1979

Gallery Talk

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Research fellow Katherine Mintie will discuss Candida Höfer’s photographic series Turks in Germany 1979.

Jasper Johns, American, Corpse and Mirror, 1976. Lithograph from 12 aluminum plates on German etching, black wove paper. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Margaret Fisher Fund, 2011.111. © Jasper Johns and ULAE/Licensed by VAGA, New York, N.Y. Published by ULAE.

Gallery Talk: A Close Look at Printmaking Techniques

Gallery Talk

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Conservator Christina Taylor will explore various printmaking techniques seen in a selection of works in the University Galleries.

Lili Almog, Muslim Girl #14, from the series The Other Half of the Sky, 2009. Archival pigment print. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Fund for the Acquisition of Photographs, 2019.80. © Lili Almog; courtesy of the artist.

Tour: Crossing Lines, Constructing Home

Tour

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Join curator Mary Schneider Enriquez for an hourlong tour of our special exhibition, on view through January 5, 2020.

Friends Holiday Open House

Member Event

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To celebrate the season, join us before our doors open—with a reception in the courtyard, a walk through the galleries, and a holiday workshop.

László Moholy-Nagy, American, 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

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Curatorial Fellow Lauren Hanson will discuss and activate this experimental device from 1930 by László Moholy-Nagy, a Bauhaus pioneer.

Special Tour for Supporters

Member Event

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

Tilman Riemenschneider, German, Saint Anthony Abbot, c. 1510. Linden wood. Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Antonia Paepcke DuBrul Fund and Special Gifts from the Friends of Charles L. Kuhn, BR69.214.

Gallery Talk: The Wood and the Worms

Gallery Talk

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Fellow Gabriella Szalay will explore the intricacies of 15th- and 16th-century carved wooden altarpieces and their vulnerability to time.

Unidentified artist, after Winslow Homer, The Songs of the War, 1861. Wood engraving and letterpress on off-white laid paper. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of W. G. Russell Allen, M9297.

Tour: Winslow Homer, Slavery, and Race

Tour

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Oliver Wunsch of Boston College will discuss how Winslow Homer’s wartime work explored race and slavery.

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

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The Harvard Art Museums will be closed on Christmas Day.

Larry Fink, New Year’s Eve Party, American Legion, Bangor, January 1980, printed 1983. Gelatin silver print. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Anonymous gift, 2013.105. © Larry Fink.

Museums Closed

Special Event

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The Harvard Art Museums will be closed on New Year’s Day.

© Peter Vanderwarker.

Museums Closed

Special Event

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The Harvard Art Museums will be closed today to conduct yearly maintenance and testing of our building at 32 Quincy Street.

© Peter Vanderwarker.

Museums Closed

Special Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

The Harvard Art Museums will be closed today to conduct yearly maintenance and testing of our building at 32 Quincy Street.

© Peter Vanderwarker.

Museums Closed

Special Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

The Harvard Art Museums will be closed today to conduct yearly maintenance and testing of our building at 32 Quincy Street.

© Peter Vanderwarker.

Museums Closed

Special Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

The Harvard Art Museums will be closed today to conduct yearly maintenance and testing of our building at 32 Quincy Street.