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Getting Technical: Prints and Drawings Workshop at the Museums

During a recent Getty Foundation–funded workshop, participants from institutions around the world joined experts from the Harvard Art Museums and beyond to learn about the collaborative stewardship of collections.

By Brianne Chapelle

In Gallery Talks, Creativity and Collaboration on Display

From “Introduction to the Dark Arts” to “Red, White, and Blue,” unconventional gallery talks showcase our fellows’ creativity.

Long Days’ Journey into Student Late Night

The Student Late Night, an annual event held at the beginning of the academic year, is designed to acquaint (or reacquaint) students with the museums.

By Allyson Tompkins

In the Galleries with Our Chief Curator

Chief curator Soyoung Lee shares some of her favorite objects and a few projects she’s excited about.

Creating Art, Amid the Art

Visitors of all ages are welcome to sketch in the galleries. Find out the stories behind some of the works they’ve created.

By Allyson Tompkins

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.

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.