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2016 Mar 14

Gallery Talk: A New Look at Grazing Horses IV

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Paintings conservation fellow Andrea von Hedenström and Ilka Voermann, the Renke B. and Pamela M. Thye Curatorial Fellow in the Busch-Reisinger Museum, will give today’s gallery talk.

Free with museums admission. This talk is limited to 15 people and tickets are required. Ten minutes before the talk, tickets will become available at the admissions desk.

Please meet in the Calderwood Courtyard, in front of the digital screens between the shop and the admissions desk. Museums staff will be on hand to collect tickets.

Gallery talks are offered by curators, conservators,...

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2016 Mar 10

Gallery Talk: Beyond Bosch

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Danielle Carrabino, associate research curator in European art, will give today’s gallery talk, which relates to the exhibition Beyond Bosch: The Afterlife of a Renaissance Master in Print, on view through May 8, 2016.

Free with museums admission. This talk is limited to 15 people and tickets are required. Ten minutes before the talk, tickets will become available at the admissions desk.

Please meet in the Calderwood Courtyard, in...

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2016 Mar 09

Gallery Talk: Everywhen

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Stephen Gilchrist, Australian Studies Visiting Curator, will give a gallery talk about the exhibition Everywhen: The Eternal Present in Indigenous Art from Australia.

Free with museums admission. This talk is limited to 15 people and tickets are required. Ten minutes before the talk, tickets will become available at the admissions desk.

Please meet in the Calderwood Courtyard, in front of the digital screens between the shop and...

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2016 Mar 07

Gallery Talk: Conservation of Peale’s George Washington

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Kate Smith, associate paintings conservator in the Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, will give today’s gallery talk.

Free with museums admission. This talk is limited to 15 people and tickets are required. Ten minutes before the talk, tickets will become available at the admissions desk.

Please meet in the Calderwood Courtyard, in front of the digital screens between the shop and the admissions desk. Museums staff will be on hand to collect tickets.

Gallery talks are offered by curators, conservators, fellows, and other museums staff; they focus on...

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2016 Mar 04

Art Study Center Seminar: Prints after Jean François de Troy

11:00am to 12:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Jean-François de Troy (1679–1752) was one of the most prolific and esteemed painters of his generation. Director of the French Academy in Rome, he excelled in a variety of genres and produced tapestry cartoons and altarpieces as well as easel paintings. He was also deeply interested in the reproduction of his painted oeuvre in print. This seminar, led by Ashley Hannebrink, graduate intern in the Division of European and American Art, will focus on the Harvard Art Museums’ collection of prints after De Troy. A highlight will be a series of images depicting the Story of Esther, which raise...

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2016 Mar 03

Gallery Talk: The Renovation and Expansion Project

12:30pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Join us for an architectural tour that will stop on all of the Harvard Art Museums’ public floors, led by Peter Atkinson, director of facilities planning and management. You will hear about the history of the building, which is registered on the National Trust for Historic Preservation, as well as learn more about the concepts behind and execution of our eight-year renovation and expansion project.

Note that this tour will last 60 minutes.

Free with museums admission. This talk is limited to 15 people and tickets are required. Ten minutes before the talk, tickets will become...

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2016 Feb 29

Gallery Talk: Beyond Bosch

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Bryn Schockmel, a graduate student in art history at Boston University and a former intern in the Division of European and American Art at the Harvard Art Museums, will give today’s gallery talk, which relates to the exhibition Beyond Bosch: The Afterlife of a Renaissance Master in Print, on view through May 8, 2016.

Free with museums admission. This talk is limited to 15 people and tickets are required. Ten minutes before the talk, tickets...

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2016 Feb 28

Together, Alone: Indigenous Film Now

1:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

This series—presented in conjunction with the special exhibition Everywhen: The Eternal Present in Indigenous Art from Australia—will highlight the contribution that Indigenous filmmakers have made and how they are reshaping cinematic representations.

While Indigenous peoples from Australia have been portrayed in film since the beginning of the medium, it is only in the last two decades that Indigenous directors have taken control of the...

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2016 Feb 25

Gallery Talk: Bernini—Modeling in Clay

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Tony Sigel, conservator of objects and sculpture in the Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, will give today’s gallery talk.

Free with museums admission. This talk is limited to 15 people and tickets are required. Ten minutes before the talk, tickets will become available at the admissions desk.

Please meet in the Calderwood Courtyard, in front of the digital screens between the shop and the admissions desk. Museums staff will be on hand to collect tickets.

Gallery talks are offered by curators, conservators, fellows, and other museums staff; they...

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2016 Feb 24

Dance Performance and Conversation with Karole Armitage, Presented by the Harvard Art Museums and WBUR

7:30pm to 10:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Dancers from Armitage Gone! Dance Company and Harvard University students will perform a short dance inspired by the exhibition Everywhen: The Eternal Present in Indigenous Art from Australia. The dance will be performed to Didjerilayover, a composition by Stuart Dempster featuring the evocative harmonics of the traditional Aboriginal instrument the Didjeridu, which Dempster introduced to the United States. The event will take...

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2016 Feb 24

Gallery Talk: Everywhen

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Stephen Gilchrist, Australian Studies Visiting Curator, will give a gallery talk about the exhibition Everywhen: The Eternal Present in Indigenous Art from Australia.

Free with museums admission. This talk is limited to 15 people and tickets are required. Ten minutes before the talk, tickets will become available at the admissions desk.

Please meet in the Calderwood Courtyard, in front of the digital screens between the shop and...

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2016 Feb 21

Together, Alone: Indigenous Film Now

1:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

This series—presented in conjunction with the special exhibition Everywhen: The Eternal Present in Indigenous Art from Australia—will highlight the contribution that Indigenous filmmakers have made and how they are reshaping cinematic representations.

While Indigenous peoples from Australia have been portrayed in film since the beginning of the medium, it is only in the last two decades that Indigenous directors have taken control of the...

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2016 Feb 18

Gallery Talk: Beyond Bosch

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Lola Sanchez-Juaregui, the Maher Curatorial Fellow in American Art, will give today’s gallery talk, which relates to the exhibition Beyond Bosch: The Afterlife of a Renaissance Master in Print, on view through May 8, 2016.

Free with museums admission. This talk is limited to 15 people and tickets are required. Ten minutes before the talk, tickets will become available at the admissions desk.

Please meet in the Calderwood Courtyard, in...

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2016 Feb 17

Gallery Talk: Activation of Moholy-Nagy’s Light Prop for an Electric Stage

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Robert Wiesenberger, the Engelhorn Curatorial Fellow in the Busch-Reisinger Museum, will give today’s gallery talk.

Free with museums admission. This talk is limited to 15 people and tickets are required. Ten minutes before the talk, tickets will become available at the admissions desk.

Please meet in the Calderwood Courtyard, in front of the digital screens between the shop and the admissions desk. Museums staff will be on hand to collect tickets.

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2016 Mar 30

Conserving the Great Apes in a Changing World

6:00pm

Location: 

Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge, MA 02138

Annette Lanjouw, Vice President, Strategic Initiatives and Great Ape Program, Arcus Foundation

Conserving species, particularly the “charismatic megafauna,” has been a focus of conservation efforts for many decades. With a growing human population, the protection of any single species—compared to the conservation of a landscape or ecosystem—can easily be questioned. Annette Lanjouw will discuss why the conservation of individual species is critical and how this effort enables us to connect with the environment in ways that make action and responses meaningful.

Lecture. Free...

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