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2016 Mar 24

Gallery Talk: Let’s Go to Istanbul

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Ayşin Yoltar-Yıldırım, assistant curator for Islamic and Later Indian art, 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 23

On the Road with Paddy Nelson Jupurrula

6:00pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

In the course of ethnographic fieldwork in central Australia in the 1990s, Michael D. Jackson, Distinguished Visiting Professor of World Religions at Harvard Divinity School, got to know Paddy Nelson Jupurrula, one of the pre-eminent Warlpiri artists of the Western Desert painting movement. Professor Jackson will share some of Jupurrula’s insights into a worldview that emphasizes metamorphic processes, phases, or passages rather than contrasting conditions, such as being and nothingness, life and death, presence and absence, subject and object. In describing and depicting the...

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2016 Mar 23

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 21

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 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.

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

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2016 Mar 16

Gallery Talk: 18th-Century European Ceramics

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Casey Monahan, the Cunningham Curatorial Assistant for the Collection, in the Division of European and American Art, 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;...

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2016 Mar 16

Gallery Talk: Beyond Bosch

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Elizabeth Rudy, the Carl A. Weyerhaeuser Associate Curator of Prints in the Division of European and 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....

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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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