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2019 Jan 05

Tour: 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

Join us for an in-depth look at 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.

Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World brings together nearly 60 elaborate vessels of animal shape from collections in the United...

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2019 Jan 05

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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2019 Jan 02

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

3:30pm to 4:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Join us for an in-depth look at 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.

Animal-Shaped Vessels from the Ancient World brings together nearly 60 elaborate vessels of animal shape from collections in the United...

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2018 Dec 19

Tour: The Renovation and Expansion Project

3:30pm to 4:30pm

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 admission (this tour takes place during our ...

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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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