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. 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. Still from Edo Avant-Garde (2019). Master of the I’nen Seal (1600–1630), Sōtatsu school, Trees, Japanese, Edo period, mid-17th century. Pair of six-panel folding screens; ink, colors, and gold on paper. Freer Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., Charles Lang Freer Endowment, F1962.30. Image courtesy of Linda Hoaglund. Tuesday, February 9, 2021 Edo Avant-Garde Special Event 7:00pm - 8:00pm Curator Rachel Saunders discusses the film Edo Avant-Garde with director Linda Hoaglund. Lucia Moholy, British, Bauhaus Masters’ Housing, Dessau [Lucia Moholy and László Moholy-Nagy’s Living Room], 1927–28. Gelatin silver print with gouache retouchings. Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Ise Gropius, BRGA.21.55.A. © Artists Rights Society [ARS], New York/VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn. Tuesday, February 23, 2021 Art Talk Live: Picturing the Modern Home—Lucia Moholy’s Bauhaus Living Room Gallery Talk 12:30pm - 1:00pm Learn about the historically overlooked role Lucia Moholy played in promoting a Bauhaus vision of modern living.