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Maruyama Ōkyo, Peacock and Peonies, Japanese, Edo period, 1768. Hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold on silk. Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Promised gift of Robert S. and Betsy G. Feinberg, TL42147.17. Photo: John Tsantes and Neil Greentree; © Robert Feinberg.

Tour: Painting Edo–Japanese Art from the Feinberg Collection [CANCELED]

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Join us for an hourlong, in-depth look at our special exhibition, which highlights the vibrant visual culture of Japan’s early modern era.

Photo: Tim Correira.

Circle of Friends Gallery Tour [CANCELED]

Friend Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Friends of the Harvard Art Museums, come discover the collections on tours through select galleries while the museums are closed to the public.

Maruyama Ōkyo, Peacock and Peonies, Japanese, Edo period, 1768. Hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold on silk. Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Promised gift of Robert S. and Betsy G. Feinberg, TL42147.17. Photo: John Tsantes and Neil Greentree; © Robert Feinberg.

Gallery Talk: Painting Edo: Japanese Art from the Feinberg Collection [CANCELED]

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Take a closer look at our special exhibition, which highlights the vibrant visual culture of Japan’s early modern era.

1958 D. A. Flentrop organ, Adolphus Busch Hall, Harvard University.

Midday Organ Recital: Cheryl Van Ornam [CANCELED]

Performance

29 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA

Recitals are performed on Harvard’s famous 1958 D. A. Flentrop organ, at Adolphus Busch Hall.

Louise Bourgeois, American, Nature Study, 1986. Pink marble. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of José M. Soriano in memory of Liliane Pingoud Soriano, 2005.3. Art © The Easton Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, New York, N.Y.

Gallery Talk: Hidden Contemporary [CANCELED]

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Discover three works by contemporary artists “hidden” within our galleries and learn how they relate to historic artworks in the collection.

Claude Monet, French, Two Men Fishing, 1883. Black crayon and scratchwork on paper coated with gesso and incised with fine vertical lines for reproduction by gillotage. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Meta and Paul J. Sachs, 1965.312.

Art Study Center Seminar: Drawn Together—Conviviality in European Drawings [CANCELED]

Seminar

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Drawings curator Joachim Homann will discuss a selection of drawings that exemplify companionship.

Maruyama Ōkyo, Peacock and Peonies, Japanese, Edo period, 1768. Hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold on silk. Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Promised gift of Robert S. and Betsy G. Feinberg, TL42147.17. Photo: John Tsantes and Neil Greentree; © Robert Feinberg.

Gallery Talk: Painting Edo: Japanese Art from the Feinberg Collection [CANCELED]

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Take a closer look at our special exhibition, which highlights the vibrant visual culture of Japan’s early modern era.

Close-up of a glass muller being used to combine the pigment carmine lake with linseed oil to make a red paint.

Materials Lab Workshop: Investigating Color in Art [CANCELED]

Workshop

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Explore questions and challenges related to the materiality of color in art works, such as the alteration of color over time.

1958 D. A. Flentrop organ, Adolphus Busch Hall, Harvard University.

Midday Organ Recital: Joseph Ripka [CANCELED]

Performance

29 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA

Recitals are performed on Harvard’s famous 1958 D. A. Flentrop organ, at Adolphus Busch Hall.

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 [CANCELED]

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

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

Maruyama Ōkyo, Peacock and Peonies, Japanese, Edo period, 1768. Hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold on silk. Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Promised gift of Robert S. and Betsy G. Feinberg, TL42147.17. Photo: John Tsantes and Neil Greentree; © Robert Feinberg.

Gallery Talk: Painting Edo: Japanese Art from the Feinberg Collection [CANCELED]

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Take a closer look at our special exhibition, which highlights the vibrant visual culture of Japan’s early modern era.

Lee Lozano, American, Untitled, c. 1967–68(?). Graphite, black ink, and blue ballpoint pen ink on off-white wove graph paper. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Peter Soriano, 1998.165.

Gallery Talk: Dropping Out—Lee Lozano and Her “Life-Situation-Art” Drawings [CANCELED]

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Fellow Lauren Hanson will discuss Lozano’s drawings and her pursuit of radical individualism, which led her to withdraw from the art scene.

Maruyama Ōkyo, Peacock and Peonies, Japanese, Edo period, 1768. Hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold on silk. Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Promised gift of Robert S. and Betsy G. Feinberg, TL42147.17. Photo: John Tsantes and Neil Greentree; © Robert Feinberg.

Gallery Talk: Painting Edo: Japanese Art from the Feinberg Collection [CANCELED]

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Take a closer look at our special exhibition, which highlights the vibrant visual culture of Japan’s early modern era.

Maruyama Ōkyo, Peacock and Peonies, Japanese, Edo period, 1768. Hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold on silk. Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Promised gift of Robert S. and Betsy G. Feinberg, TL42147.17. Photo: John Tsantes and Neil Greentree; © Robert Feinberg.

Tour: Painting Edo–Japanese Art from the Feinberg Collection [CANCELED]

Tour

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Join us for an hourlong, in-depth look at our special exhibition, which highlights the vibrant visual culture of Japan’s early modern era.

Charles-Marie Dulac, French, Landscape, Remarque: Bat, 1892–93. Lithograph, chine collé. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Jakob Rosenberg Fund, M20455.

Gallery Talk: Marginalia and Mysterious Marks [CANCELED]

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Today’s talk will focus on stamps, inscriptions, and other seemingly incidental marks offering clues to the creation and life of an object.

Close-up of a glass muller being used to combine the pigment carmine lake with linseed oil to make a red paint.

Materials Lab Workshop: Investigating Color in Art [CANCELED]

Workshop

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Explore questions and challenges related to the materiality of color in art works, such as the alteration of color over time.

Photo: Tim Correira.

Circle of Friends Gallery Tour [CANCELED]

Friend Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Friends of the Harvard Art Museums, come discover the collections on tours through select galleries while the museums are closed to the public.

Jost Amman, Swiss, Lot and His Daughters, 1570. Black ink and gray wash on off-white antique laid paper. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Richard Norton Memorial Fund, and through the generosity of Julie and David M. Tobey, 2018.41.

Gallery Talk: Draw Me a . . .(Im-)Moral Story [CANCELED]

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Join Joachim Homann to learn what messages we can discern from Jost Amman’s rendering of one of the most scandalous stories of the Bible.

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.

Maruyama Ōkyo, Peacock and Peonies, Japanese, Edo period, 1768. Hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold on silk. Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Promised gift of Robert S. and Betsy G. Feinberg, TL42147.17. Photo: John Tsantes and Neil Greentree; © Robert Feinberg.

Gallery Talk: Painting Edo: Japanese Art from the Feinberg Collection [CANCELED]

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Take a closer look at our special exhibition, which highlights the vibrant visual culture of Japan’s early modern era.

© Susan Young

Free Admission for Harvard Class Day [CANCELED]

Special Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

The Harvard Art Museums will offer free admission to all visitors today, in celebration of Harvard Class Day.

Lewis W. Rubenstein, American, and Rico Lebrun, American, The Hunger March, 1933. True fresco. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Lewis W. Rubenstein, 1933.192.

Gallery Talk: Harvard Stories at the Museums [CANCELED]

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

To celebrate Commencement, join curatorial fellow Jen Thum on a tour of works with uniquely Harvard stories behind them!

Free Admission for Harvard Commencement [CANCELED]

Special Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

The Harvard Art Museums will offer free admission to all visitors today, in celebration of Harvard Commencement.

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 [CANCELED]

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

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

Photo: Tim Correira.

Circle of Friends Gallery Tour [CANCELED]

Friend Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Friends of the Harvard Art Museums, come discover the collections on tours through select galleries while the museums are closed to the public.