Programs

Landmark Occasion

Special events and other programs throughout 2018 will celebrate the 500th anniversary of the San Biagio Church complex in Montepulciano, Italy—which has a unique connection to our Calderwood Courtyard.

Working Knowledge

In January, Harvard Extension School students got an in-depth look at managing and maintaining the collections of the Harvard Art Museums.

Expert Guidance

As part of their training, our student guides learn to discuss and investigate works of art with curators, conservators, and other experts.

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.

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 Partnership Where All Learn

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

Boston-Area Students Talk Museums

The Harvard Art Museums recently hosted an inaugural conference for undergraduates involved with campus art museums in the greater Boston area. Read one student’s firsthand account of the experience.

A Winning Partnership

A recent graduate of Cambridge Rindge and Latin School (and former intern at the museums) takes a look at how the partnership between the Harvard Art Museums, the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and the local high school has enabled high school students to learn subjects as diverse as world hi...

By Julia Leonardos

Listening and Learning

A recent special event provided a view into the exciting present and promising future of the Harvard Art Museums under the leadership of Martha Tedeschi, the new Elizabeth and John Moors Cabot Director. 

Experiments with Cinema

This summer’s weekly Experiments with Cinema series highlights the cutting-edge creative work of students, anthropologists, and artists from Harvard’s Sensory Ethnography Lab.