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2018 May 18

Free Admission Day for Art Museum Day and International Museum Day

10:00am to 5:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

The Harvard Art Museums will offer free admission to all visitors today, in celebration of Art Museum Day and International Museum Day, organized by the Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) and the International Council of Museums (ICOM).

Explore the collections galleries of the Fogg, Busch-Reisinger, and Arthur M. Sackler Museums, and see the special exhibition Inventur—Art in Germany, 1943–...

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2018 May 17

Gallery Talk: Rock Paintings by Liu Dan

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Yan Yang, curatorial assistant for the collection in the Division of Asian and Mediterranean 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; they...

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2018 May 15

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

Melissa Venator, the Stefan 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...

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2018 May 10

Gallery Talk: American Art 101

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Ethan Lasser, head of the Division of European and American Art and the Theodore E. Stebbins Jr. Curator of American Art, will give this gallery talk. The talk is part of a series about American art, which is intended for beginners, enthusiasts, and people who just like looking at art.

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...

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2018 May 08

Numismatic Archaeology: Interpreting Coin Finds from Excavation Contexts

6:00pm to 7:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

What do the finds of coins in archaeological excavations tell us about the history of the use of the site? In this lecture, Alan Stahl, curator of numismatics and lecturer in the Departments of Art and Archaeology, Classics, and History at Princeton University, will provide examples from ancient, Islamic, Byzantine, and medieval contexts in Syria, Asia Minor, Cyprus, and the New World to illustrate the potential—and the perils—of deducing chronology, habitation history, and monetary circulation from coin finds. Stahl is a recipient of the Medal of the Royal Numismatic Society.

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2018 May 03

Gallery Talk: The Rediscovery and Restoration of a Roman Wall Painting

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Amy Brauer, curator of the collection in the Division of Asian and Mediterranean Art, and Kate Smith, paintings conservator and head of the paintings lab in the Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, will give this 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...

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2018 May 02

Gallery Talk: Re-Visions of Hell

12:30pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Danielle Carrabino, associate research curator in the Division of European and American Art, and Matt Collins, a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Romance Languages and Literatures at Harvard, will give this 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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2018 May 22

50 Years a Curator: Whatever Happened to the Art World We Knew?

3:00pm to 4:15pm

Location: 

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street

Theodore E. Stebbins Jr., curator of American art, emeritus, at the Harvard Art Museums, and former curator at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and the Yale University Art Gallery, will offer his views on some of the seismic changes he has observed in the art world since 1961. He will describe such positive developments as the growing popularity of art and art museums and the ever-increasing quality of exhibitions, and less positive ones, including the decline of connoisseurship. Stebbins will discuss the work of Andrew Wyeth and Jeff Koons, among others.

The lecture will take...

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2018 May 17

Vanguard Webinar - Principles of Investing

6:00pm

Location: 

Online

This webinar is intended for participants who want to take their basic knowledge of investing to the next level and gain a strong understanding of Vanguard's investment philosophy. Highlights include diversification, how to build portfolio and how to keep cost low. 

This free webinar is presented by Vanguard, one of Harvard retirement investment companies. 

Please register online

2018 May 17

Vanguard Webinar - Principles of Investing

12:00pm

Location: 

Online

This webinar is intended for participants who want to take their basic knowledge of investing to the next level and gain a strong understanding of Vanguard's investment philosophy. Highlights include diversification, how to build portfolio and how to keep cost low. 

This free webinar is presented by Vanguard, one of Harvard retirement investment companies. 

Please register ...

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