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A Spotlight on Early Chinese Jades

View some of the dazzling jades in our Winthrop Collection, highlighted in Jenny F. So’s new book Early Chinese Jades in the Harvard Art Museums.

The Big Picture: Kara Walker’s U.S.A. Idioms

On view until the fall, Kara Walker’s massive U.S.A. Idioms is layered with symbolism and ambiguity.

New Prints Spark Conversation

Our recently acquired prints from the Brandywine Workshop and Archives of Philadelphia have been garnering well-deserved attention.

Refreshing Sol LeWitt’s Vision

Representatives from the estate of famed conceptual artist Sol LeWitt recently re-executed his vibrant and imposing Wall Drawing #830 at Harvard.

Preserving and Interpreting Photographs in Context

Laura Panadero, the museums’ Craigen W. Bowen Paper Conservation Fellow, shares the rich information we can glean from the books containing photographs in our collections.

By Laura Panadero

Celebrating the Bauhaus across Campus

The Harvard Art Museums aren’t the only ones on campus marking the 100 years since the founding of the Bauhaus—find out how the museums and the rest of Harvard are honoring this milestone.

Ancient Architectural Fragments Get a 3D Treatment

A selection of sixth-century Coptic architectural fragments that previously adorned the main staircase of Harvard’s Arthur M. Sackler Building are back on view—but this time as 3D-printed reproductions.

Nayikas: Love’s Beauty and Perils

Four intricate paintings of mythological Hindu heroines known as nayikas are now on view.

The Bauhaus and Harvard — An Introduction

In this video, curator Laura Muir introduces our new special exhibition.

Art Photography—A Team Effort

Our team in DIVR, or Digital Imaging and Visual Resources, describes the multiple steps involved in fine art photography.

Luminous Pages in the Thesaurus Sacrarum

Every few months, the pages of a rare 16th-century album on view are turned to reveal another richly detailed, hand-painted engraving.