Calendar All Lectures Workshops & Seminars Talks & Tours Film & Performance Special Events Friends Friday, March 13, 2020 - December 31, 2021 Please Note: All Events Are Virtual and Free Other 10:00am - 5:00pm 32 Quincy Street Cambridge, MA All Harvard Art Museums events are currently virtual and open to everyone. We look forward to seeing you often at our free online events! One of the works Alexis Boo will discuss is Jackson Pollock’s No. 2 (1950). Photomontage courtesy of Alexis Boo ’22. Artwork © Pollock-Krasner Foundation/Artists Rights Society [ARS], New York. Thursday, October 28, 2021 Student Guide Tour: What Moves You?, with Alexis Boo Tour 8:00pm - 8:30pm Alexis Boo ’22 will explore instances of movement in art and how movement makes meaning. Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald, American, Girl Mystary, c. 1932–34. Watercolor over graphite on off-white wove paper. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, The Fredric Wertham Collection, Gift of his wife Hesketh, 1987.56.7. Tuesday, November 2, 2021 Art Talk Live: Zelda Fitzgerald, Girl Mystary Gallery Talk 12:30pm - 1:00pm Rarely seen, Zelda Fitzgerald’s watercolors offer a glimpse into the vivid imagination of a famous socialite who faced mental illness. Willem Claesz. Heda, Dutch, Still Life with a Gilt Cup, 1635. Oil on panel. Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, Purchased with the support of the Vereniging Rembrandt and the Rijksmuseum-Stichting, SK-A-4830. Friday, November 5, 2021 Art and Thought in the Dutch Republic: Erasmus Lectures on the History and Civilization of the Netherlands and Flanders (Part 1) Lecture 4:00pm - 5:30pm Hanneke Grootenboer, the 2021 Erasmus Lecturer, will consider how painting can be a form of thinking—for both 17th- and 21st-century viewers. Gilbert Stuart, American, George Washington, c. 1795. Oil on canvas. Harvard University Portrait Collection, Gift of Sidney F. Tyler to the University, 1969, H631. Wednesday, November 10, 2021 Virtual Gallery Tour for Friends and Fellows of the Museums Friend Event 5:30pm - 6:30pm Virtual gallery tours are designed especially for our Friends and Fellows and are led by our curators, fellows, and other specialists. Gerard van Honthorst, Dutch, Portrait of Margareta Maria de Roodere and Her Parents Gerard de Roodere and Maria van Putten, 1652. Oil on canvas. Collection Centraal Museum Utrecht/Loan Rijksdienst Cultural Heritage, 20088. Friday, November 12, 2021 Art and Thought in the Dutch Republic: Erasmus Lectures on the History and Civilization of the Netherlands and Flanders (Part 2) Lecture 4:00pm - 5:30pm Hanneke Grootenboer, the 2021 Erasmus Lecturer, sheds new light on early modern female artists’ forms of self-expression in the Dutch Republic. Pieter de Hooch, Dutch, Interior with Women beside a Linen Cupboard, 1663. Oil on canvas. On loan to the Rijksmuseum from the City of Amsterdam, SK-C-1191. Friday, November 19, 2021 Art and Thought in the Dutch Republic: Erasmus Lectures on the History and Civilization of the Netherlands and Flanders (Part 3) Lecture 4:00pm - 5:30pm The 2021 Erasmus Lecturer Hanneke Grootenboer explores how paintings of interiors provided space for reflection and shaped concepts of privacy. Hong Chun Zhang, Chinese, Take Out #2, from the series Hairy Objects, 2016. Chinese ink and watercolor on rice paper. Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Purchase through the generosity of Christina Marcove, 2021.42. © Hong Chun Zhang. Friday, December 10, 2021 Art Study Center Seminar at Home, with Hong Chun Zhang Seminar 11:00am - 12:00pm Artist Hong Chun Zhang will discuss her recent work and how she reimagines the world around her as enveloped in hair.