People

A Colorful Tradition

Natural dyes created by Mexico’s indigenous Zapotec community were recently added to the Forbes Pigment Collection. A December workshop showcased how to make dyes used in the Zapotec weaving tradition.

Adding Voices to Harvard’s Past

Now showing in the Lightbox Gallery, No More, America engages with the Philosophy Chamber exhibition by reimagining a controversial scene from Harvard’s past.

By Grant Hamming

Looking for Patterns

A unique wallpaper-covered room in our Philosophy Chamber exhibition gives visitors a sense of how the original space might have looked.

By Anna Lin-Schweitzer

An Expansion of Space in “The Built Environment”

Three curators collaborated on a new contemporary art installation, “The Built Environment.”

By Anna Lin-Schweitzer

A Crash Course in Museum Collecting

One of our curatorial fellows shares highlights from a recent workshop on collecting, held at the Harvard Art Museums and in Paris.

By Austėja Mackelaitė

Prints to Rent—and Relish

Eloise Lynton was lucky enough to spend her summer taking a closer look at works available in our Student Print Rental Program.

A Hero with Vision

Jessica Levin Martinez thinks big about the museums—and encourages others to do the same.

Handling the Art

Take a look behind the scenes of our Art Study Center, from the perspective of art handler Elizabeth Sirrine.

A Partnership Where All Learn

A collaboration between the museums, Harvard Graduate School of Education, and a Cambridge high school empowers educators and students.

Students Help Shape Wilmarth Exhibition

Max Benegas and Laura Kenner made important contributions to the programming and digital resource related to an exhibition about Christopher Wilmarth.