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Géricault’s Staying Power

An upcoming exhibition explores how the 19th-century French artist depicted—and critiqued—modern life.

Borrowing an Original

As our Student Print Rental Collection continues to grow, so does students’ engagement with artists and original works of art.

Light Effects

A piece of equipment known as a microfader helps conservators test light sensitivity and gauge how long objects may be placed on view.

By Georgina Rayner

Students Help Develop Analog Culture

Three graduate student interns conducted research and developed accompanying materials and programs for the Analog Culture exhibition.

Coming of Age

Just as expected, the gray wood stain on the facade of our recent addition has begun to take on a natural shade of silver—and we’re embracing that change.

A Lesson in the Making

A recent hands-on session in the Harvard Ceramics Studio helped participants understand how ancient animal-shaped vessels were created.

A Glimpse into Paik’s Screen Play

Marina Isgro, the Nam June Paik Research Fellow at the Harvard Art Museums, introduces the museums’ newest exhibition, Nam June Paik: Screen Play.

Getty Foundation Grant to Fund Prints and Drawings Workshop

A generous grant from the Getty Foundation will support a three-day workshop that explores how conservation and technical analysis can aid the work of curators of prints and drawings.

Art on Television

The special exhibition Nam June Paik: Screen Play features videos produced by the artist in conjunction with the Boston public television station WGBH.

By Marina Isgro

Showing Teens the Human Side of Art

Having spent the past year working at the Cambridge Rindge and Latin School through our Graduate Student Teacher program, a teacher reflects on how we can best engage teens with art museums.

By Laura Angelich

Sargent’s Colorful Past

New research into a palette used by John Singer Sargent shines a brighter light on objects in the museums’ collections.