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Art Study Center Seminar: The Royal Hunt in India [AT CAPACITY]

Rajput Hunter Batters a Leaping Tiger from a Tree, India, Kota, Rajasthan, 17th century. Colors and gold on paper. Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, The Stuart Cary Welch Collection, Gift of Edith I. Welch in memory of Stuart Cary Welch, 2009.202.39.


Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street
Cambridge MA

This event is at capacity.

Rachel Parikh, the Calderwood Curatorial Fellow in South Asian Art, will explore the popular, courtly pastime of hunting in India through the Harvard Art Museums’ striking collection of related drawings and paintings. Parikh will discuss the hunting practices and techniques represented as well as the political and cultural significance of these works.

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.