Technology

Ancient Architectural Fragments Get a 3D Treatment

A selection of sixth-century Coptic architectural fragments that previously adorned the main staircase of Harvard’s Arthur M. Sackler Building are back on view—but this time as 3D-printed reproductions.

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

A Well-Traveled Pavement

An ancient Roman floor mosaic of the sea goddess Tethys has recently been the focus of an international study, including by researchers at the Harvard Art Museums.

By Elizabeth Molacek

Games in the Gallery

The interactive installation JODI: OXO explores artificial intelligence through a simple and very familiar game.

Spotlight on Special Collections

Get to know our objects in a new way through the museums’ digital repositories.

Case Studies

Experimenting with 3D-printed models helps our staff nail down exhibition design.

In Focus: Lightbox Gallery

Innovative, experimental, and engaging—the Lightbox Gallery is a new model for interpretive museum technology in the 21st century.

Animating the Lightbox Gallery

As part of the Harvard course Animation/Studio, a dozen students created installations for the Lightbox Gallery that will be shown throughout the spring.

An Artist in the Lightbox

Ben Rivers is the first visiting artist invited to create work specifically for the Lightbox Gallery, the museums’ space dedicated to digital research and development. His installation The Shape of Things is on view through October 25, 2016. 

Sharing Our Italian Treasures

The Italian Consulate has launched a new site highlighting Italian and Italianate works held by museums in the United States, including the Harvard Art Museums.