Exhibitions

The Mysteries of Prince Shōtoku

As we prepare for a 2019 exhibition about this remarkable 13th-century sculpture, curators and conservators are seeking answers to longstanding questions about the object.

A Clearer View

In preparation for our Animal-Shaped Vessels exhibition, conservators pioneered a treatment to reduce staining on, and enhance the interpretation of, an ancient Greek jar.

Scenes from James Baldwin’s World

A new exhibition at the Carpenter Center for Visual Arts, curated by Makeda Best, celebrates and expands the conversation around James Baldwin’s life and career.

Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World: Feasting with Gods, Heroes, and Kings

In this video, curator Susanne Ebbinghaus introduces our new special exhibition.

Teresita Fernández Sculpture Transforms Harvard Yard

Internationally renowned artist Teresita Fernández brings her public installation Autumn (…Nothing Personal) to Harvard Yard this fall.

Géricault’s Staying Power

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

Students Help Develop Analog Culture

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

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.

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