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Students in the Ho Family Student Guide Program work closely with museums staff, including David Odo, our director of student programs and research curator for university initiatives (far left), to develop and lead tours for visitors.

Generous Gift Supports Student Guide Program

The Ho Family Student Guide Fund, a $1 million gift by George Ho (A.B. ’90), Henry Ho (A.B. ’95), and Rosalind “Sasa” Wang, will bolster the work of our student guides.

Light Prop for an Electric Stage: Past and Present

Watch as curators Lynette Roth and Melissa Venator explain the fascinating history and lively presence of László Moholy-Nagy’s Light Prop for an Electric Stage.

Drawn to Art Reproduction

A curious drawing by Edouard Manet provided graduate student Sarah Mirseyedi with a rich and rewarding avenue of research—as well as inspiration for a Materials Lab workshop.

By Sarah Mirseyedi

A History of Collecting on Display in Japan on Paper

Learn about the incredible generosity of the individuals who, over many years, have shaped our collection of Japanese woodblock prints, highlighted in Japan on Paper.

The Fruits of Forbes’s Travels

What began as an interest in painting led to Edward Waldo Forbes’s extensive travel in England and Italy and an education in connoisseurship, artists’ materials, and techniques.

By Michelle Interrante

Reunited with a “Transcendent” Figure

Childhood summers spent getting to know the sculpture Prince Shōtoku at Age Two left a lifelong impression on Harvard graduate Walter C. Sedgwick.

Engaged at the Intersections

Graduating senior Mahnoor Ali has been devoted to exploring intercultural relations and expanding dialogue throughout her time at Harvard.

Women and Weaving at the Bauhaus

The female-dominated Bauhaus weaving workshop continues to inspire artists and researchers today.

A Model City

Virtual renderings and three-dimensional models of structures at the Sardis excavation, created by Harvard architecture students, show new aspects of the site.

A Painting with Presence

The largest work in The Bauhaus and Harvard, Herbert Bayer’s Verdure required special efforts as it was cleaned and installed.

The “Time is Now” for Teaching about Art

Curatorial fellow Jen Thum shares her experience of introducing a recent photography exhibition to elementary school kids.

By Jen Thum