Exhibitions

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.

The Bauhaus and Harvard — An Introduction

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

Focus on Hans Arp’s Constellations II

The site-specific work, once installed in Harvard’s Graduate Center, has been the focus of a yearlong research initiative to uncover its past. Fellows Melissa Venator and Madeline Corona tell the story of this complex object—revealing its history and its future.

By Melissa Venator, Madeline Corona

Celebrating Our Year Together

Thanks to your support, it has been a tremendous year at the Harvard Art Museums. Before ringing in the new year, we take a look back at all that we’ve accomplished.

Ancient Forms in Modern Times

Although our Animal-Shaped Vessels exhibition focuses primarily on ancient works, a number of modern examples attest to the enduring appeal of these unique forms of drinkware.

Listening with Jace Clayton

Clayton writes about his conception of his current Lightbox Gallery installation and his experience as a visiting artist at the museums.

New Books Hit the Shelves

Make room on your bookshelf—four new publications are out from the Harvard Art Museums this fall and early winter.

Exceptional Vessels

Those who helped put together our Animal-Shaped Vessels exhibition share a bit about their favorite works in the show.

Géricault’s “Stone Paper”

In preparing for the exhibition Mutiny: Works by Géricault, conservators and conservation scientists combined historical research, close looking, scientific analysis, and artistic re-creations to better understand “stone paper,” a printing surface that Géricault used as an alternative to limestone.

Looking Forward: The Bauhaus and Harvard

Laura Muir, curator of the upcoming special exhibition The Bauhaus and Harvard, recently sat down with us to discuss the enduring appeal of the Bauhaus and Harvard’s place in its history.