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Art Study Center Seminar: American Photographs Continued, 1970s–2000s [AT CAPACITY]

Peter Campbell, Washington, D.C. (Gethsemane Spiritual Temple), 1964. Gelatin silver print. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Transfer from the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, 2.2002.3238.


Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street
Cambridge MA

This event is at capacity.

With Walker Evans’s iconic publication American Photographs (1938) as inspiration, this seminar will pick up where Evans left off and examine American life through the photographic works from the Harvard Art Museums collections produced from the 1970s through the 2000s. This seminar will be led by Makeda Best, the Richard L. Menschel Curator of Photography.

The seminar will take place in the Art Study Center, Level 4.

Free admission, but capacity is limited to 15 and registration is recommended. To register, please email
Please arrive 15 minutes before the start of the program to allow sufficient time to sign in at the Art Study Center reception desk. Note that there is a wait list for this program; spots unclaimed by 11am will be released to those on the wait list. Please be prepared to present a photo ID.
Lockers are available on the Lower Level, Level 1, and Level 4 to check bags, coats, umbrellas, and any food or drink.