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John Schabel, Night Shot 6, 2001. Gelatin silver print. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Schneider/Erdman Printer’s Proof Collection, partial gift, and partial purchase through the Margaret Fisher Fund, 2016.182. © John Schabel.

Photography as Performance: A Conversation with John Schabel and Gary Schneider

Lecture

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Celebrate the opening of Analog Culture: Printer’s Proofs from the Schneider/Erdman Photography Lab, 1981–2001, on view through August 12.

Nan Goldin, American, Ivy in the Boston Garden, Boston, 1973, printed 1990–91. Gelatin silver print. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Schneider/Erdman Printer’s Proof Collection, partial gift, and partial purchase through the Margaret Fisher Fund, 2011.212. © Nan Goldin.

Gallery Talk: Photography and Collaboration

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Research curator Jennifer Quick will discuss the Analog Culture exhibition with artist and printer Gary Schneider.

© Susan Young

Free Admission Day for Harvard Class Day

Special Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Admission to the Harvard Art Museums is free to all visitors today to celebrate Harvard Class Day.

A.K. Burns, Survivor’s Remorse, 2018. Image courtesy of the artist. © A.K. Burns, 2018.

Gallery Talk: Survivor’s Remorse

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

The talk explores how A.K. Burns’s installation responds to the life and art of David Wojnarowicz, part of the Analog Culture exhibition.

Free Admission Day for Harvard Commencement

Special Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Congratulations, graduates! Museums admission is free to all visitors today to celebrate Harvard Commencement.

Bernardo Bellotto, Italian, View of Dresden: New Market with the Picture Gallery and the Church of Our Lady, 1749. Etching. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of William Gray from the collection of Francis Calley Gray, G650.

Gallery Talk: Dresden in the 18th Century

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Prints curator Elizabeth Rudy will explore how 18th-century artists depicted the German city.

Edmund Kesting, German, Untitled, 1950. Chemically manipulated photo-sensitive paper with ink and scratching out. Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Antonia Paepcke DuBrul Fund, 2016.213.

Gallery Talk: Realism and Abstraction in Postwar Photography

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Ph.D. candidate Caitlin Dalton will examine photographs from the period of German reconstruction.

Untitled (soldier photographing children), 1910s. Gelatin silver print. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Transfer from the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 2.2002.2202.

Museums Closed

Special Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

The Harvard Art Museums will be closed for Memorial Day.

François Boucher, French, Jeanne-Antoinette Poisson, Marquise de Pompadour, 1750, with later additions. Oil on canvas. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Charles E. Dunlap, 1966.47.

Gallery Talk: Pigments of Imagination

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Ph.D. candidate Cabelle Ahn will discuss the role of color in 18th-century French art.

Hans Uhlmann, Male Head | Männlicher Kopf, 1942. Steel sheet. Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg, FrK 4237/1995, TL41826. © 2017 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn. Photo: Jürgen Diemer.

Gallery Talk: Inventur—Art in Germany, 1943–55

Gallery Talk

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Curator Lynette Roth will explore the Inventur exhibition, which showcases the remarkable diversity of works produced in postwar Germany.

Courtyard from second floor, Fogg Museum, undated. Photograph by Michael A. Nedzweski. Fogg History Photographs, New Fogg (New Building). Harvard Art Museums Archives, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Cambridge Open Archives

Special Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

As part of this annual event, Harvard Art Museums staff will present selections from our archives, with a focus on the history of our courtyard.

Courtyard from second floor, Fogg Museum, undated. Photograph by Michael A. Nedzweski. Fogg History Photographs, New Fogg (New Building). Harvard Art Museums Archives, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Cambridge Open Archives

Special Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

As part of this annual event, Harvard Art Museums staff will present selections from our archives, with a focus on the history of our courtyard.

Vincent van Gogh, Dutch, Snow-Covered Field with a Harrow (after Millet), 1890. Oil on canvas. Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (Vincent van Gogh Foundation), s0175V1962, TL41883.

Translating into Colors: Van Gogh’s Copies after Millet

Lecture

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Van Gogh Museum curator Nienke Bakker will explore Van Gogh’s copies after the French artist Millet, one of which is now on loan to the museums.

Members Tour

Member Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Curators lead members on a tour through select galleries while the museums are closed to the public.

Elaine Mayes, 4th of July N.Y.C., 1978. Gelatin silver print. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Richard and Ronay Menschel Fund for the Acquisition of Photographs, P2002.1.6.

Museums Closed

Special Event

32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

The Harvard Art Museums will be closed for Independence Day.