Calendar All Lectures Workshops & Seminars Talks & Tours Film & Performance Special Events Friends Friday, March 13, 2020 - June 30, 2021 All In-Person Events Canceled through June 30, 2021 Other 10:00am - 5:00pm 32 Quincy Street Cambridge, MA Due to the ongoing coronavirus health crisis, we regret that all in-person events have been canceled through June 30, 2021. Thursday, January 21, 2021 Art Talk Live: Setting the Fans Afloat Gallery Talk 2:00pm - 2:30pm Learn about the creative process behind the unique display of Japanese fans in the special exhibition Painting Edo. Pablo Ruiz Picasso, Spanish, Pierrot, 1918. Graphite on off-white wove paper. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Meta and Paul J. Sachs, 1965.317. © Estate of Pablo Picasso/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. Thursday, January 28, 2021 Art Talk Live: Feeling Funny—Picasso in 1918 Gallery Talk 2:00pm - 2:30pm With supreme economy and enviable elegance, Pablo Picasso’s Pierrot speaks about the purpose of art in a time of crisis. Lion, Hurrian, Mitannian period, 1500–1350 BCE. Glazed terracotta. Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Harvard-Baghdad School Expedition, 1931.162.A. Friday, January 29, 2021 Art Study Center Seminar at Home: Art and Technology—3,500 Years Ago Seminar 11:00am - 12:00pm Discover ancient objects from the Mesopotamian town of Nuzi and how decades of technical study have revealed the secrets of their making. Dieter Roth, Swiss, Shit Hare, 1975. Dirt, straw, hay, and rabbit droppings, pressed into a mold. Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Purchase in memory of Eda K. Loeb, 2001.50. © Dieter Roth Estate/Hauser & Wirth. Tuesday, February 2, 2021 Art Talk Live: The Abject Object—Decay and Irreverence in Dieter Roth’s Multiples Gallery Talk 12:30pm - 1:00pm Curatorial fellow Lauren Hanson discusses Roth’s use of unconventional and irreverent materials in his works.