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2018 Dec 18

Gallery Talk: “More than Leaves, Water, and Dirt”—Turner and the Glorification of Landscape

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 this gallery talk.

Our galleries are full of stories—this series of drop-in talks gives visitors a chance to hear the best ones! The talks highlight new works on view, take a fresh look at old favorites, investigate artists’ materials and techniques, and reveal the latest discoveries by curators, conservators, fellows, visiting artists, technologists, and other contributors.

Free with museums admission. Gallery talks are limited to 15 people...

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2018 Dec 13

Gallery Talk: Etruscan Jewelry and Its Revival

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, and Frances Gallart Marques, the Frederick Randolph Grace Curatorial Fellow in Ancient Art, will give this gallery talk.

Our galleries are full of stories—this series of drop-in talks gives visitors a chance to hear the best ones! The talks highlight new works on view, take a fresh look at old favorites, investigate artists’ materials and techniques, and reveal the latest discoveries by curators, conservators, fellows, visiting artists, technologists, and other...

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2018 Dec 12

Tour: Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World: Feasting with Gods, Heroes, and Kings

3:30pm to 4:45pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Join us for an in-depth tour of our special exhibition Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World: Feasting with Gods, Heroes, and Kings, on view from September 7, 2018 through January 6, 2019. Tours will be given by curators, graduate students, and other experts.

This tour will end with an optional close-up encounter with objects related to the Animal-Shaped Vessels exhibition in the museums’ Art Study Center....

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2018 Dec 11

Gallery Talk: Hidden Figures

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Gabriella Szalay, the Renke B. and Pamela M. Thye Curatorial Fellow in the Busch-Reisinger Museum, and Jen Thum, the Inga Maren Otto Curatorial Fellow in the Division of Academic and Public Programs, will give this gallery talk.

Our galleries are full of stories—this series of drop-in talks gives visitors a chance to hear the best ones! The talks highlight new works on view, take a fresh look at old favorites, investigate artists’ materials and techniques, and reveal the latest discoveries by curators, conservators, fellows, visiting artists, technologists, and other...

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2018 Dec 06

Gallery Talk: Géricault’s Prints

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 this gallery talk, in conjunction with the exhibition Mutiny: Works by Géricault.

Our galleries are full of stories—this series of drop-in talks gives visitors a chance to hear the best ones! The talks highlight new works on view, take a fresh look at old favorites, investigate artists’ materials and techniques, and reveal the latest discoveries...

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2018 Dec 05

Tour: Mutiny: Works by Géricault

3:30pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Join us for an in-depth tour of our exhibition Mutiny: Works by Géricault, on view from September 1, 2018 through January 6, 2019. This tour will be led by A. Cassandra Albinson, the Margaret S. Winthrop Curator of European Art.

Mutiny: Works by Géricault explores compelling images by the Romantic period’s most influential artist, Théodore Géricault (1791–1824), whose powerful legacy endured long past his untimely death in his early 30s. Approximately 40...

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2018 Dec 04

Gallery Talk: Inside the Camera: Vera Lutter’s Pepsi Cola Interior, XVI

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Laura Panadero, the Craigen W. Bowen Paper Conservation Fellow, and Marina Isgro, the Nam June Paik Research Fellow, will give this gallery talk.

Our galleries are full of stories—this series of drop-in talks gives visitors a chance to hear the best ones! The talks highlight new works on view, take a fresh look at old favorites, investigate artists’ materials and techniques, and reveal the latest discoveries by curators, conservators, fellows, visiting artists, technologists, and other contributors.

Free with museums admission. Gallery talks are limited to 15 people...

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2018 Dec 01

Visual AIDS’ Day With(out) Art: ALTERNATE ENDINGS, ACTIVIST RISINGS

2:00pm to 3:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

This year’s Day With(out) Art program, ALTERNATE ENDINGS, ACTIVIST RISINGS, highlights the impact of art in AIDS activism and advocacy today. These compelling short videos from six inspiring community organizations and collectives—ACT UP New York, Positive Women’s Network, Sero Project, The SPOT, Tacoma Action Collective, and VOCAL-NY—together represent a wide range of organizational strategies, from direct action to grassroots service providers to nationwide movement building, while considering the role of creative practices in...

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2018 Dec 01

Tour (in Spanish): Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World: Feasting with Gods, Heroes, and Kings

10:30am to 11:30am

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Visita guiada: Vasijas del Mundo Antiguo en Forma de Animales: Festejando con Dioses, Héroes y Reyes

Acompáñenos en un recorrido amplio, en español, de nuestra exposición especial Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World: Feasting with Gods, Heroes, and Kings, en vista desde el 7 de septiembre de 2018, hasta el 6 de enero de 2019. La visita será guiada por Frances Gallart Marqués, la becaria...

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2018 Dec 01

Free Admission Day: Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World

10:00am to 5:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

On first Saturdays from October through January, the Harvard Art Museums will offer free admission to all visitors in recognition of the generous grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities in support of our current special exhibition, Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World: Feasting with Gods, Heroes, and Kings (on view September 7, 2018–January 6, 2019).

We invite you to explore the special...

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Harvard Art Museums shop - holiday discount for ID holders

November 21, 2018

To celebrate the holiday season, the Harvard Art Museums are pleased to offer a 15% discount in our shop to all Harvard ID holders; the promotion runs Monday, November 26 through Saturday, December 15, 2018. Show your valid Harvard ID to receive the discount. 

2019 Jan 18

FreeCycle

Repeats every month on the 15 of March until Fri Mar 15 2019 . Also includes Fri May 17 2019.
11:00am to 2:00pm

11:00am to 2:00pm
11:00am to 2:00pm

Location: 

124 Mt Auburn St Lobby
Bring your unwanted household goods, office supplies and equipment to 124 Mt Auburn lobby and take away what you need! Also bring kitchen supplies including pots & pans, silverware, plates, crockery, glassware, books, CD’s, clothing, toys, unopened cosmetics, nonperishable food, linens, tools and all other reusables!
 
Harvard Recycling will deliver a good “seed supply” at 11 and will take away all unclaimed goods. Help reuse, save money and build community by FreeCycling! Email rob_gogan@harvard.edu if you have any questions.
2018 Dec 05

UN Climate Negotiations

6:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Law School, Pound Hall Room 102

The Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School is pleased to present:

UN Climate Negotiations: What has been achieved, where have we failed and what lessons can be drawn?

With Dr. Stefanos Mouzas. Professor Mouzas will share findings from his research on the multi-party, multi-issue negotiations involved in UN conferences on climate change, held between 2005 and 2017. His work builds on behavioural science to examine the dynamic process of responses to climate change. He will discuss key obstacles that hinder negotiations at the UN, and offer insights into why it...

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2018 Nov 27

HGSE Lighting Fair

11:00am to 2:00pm

Location: 

Gutman Library, Harvard Graduate School of Education

Just after the Thanksgiving break and in the spirit of Harvard’s new vision for a fossil-fuel free future, pick up some great sustainable holiday gifts, such as energy-efficient LED bulbs, power strips, desk lamps and water-saving showerheads, as well as other energy- and water-saving products.

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