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Creature Feature: Best in Show

A woman lounges on a striped sofa next to a small dog.
Mary Cassatt, American, Woman on a Striped Sofa with a Dog, 1876. Oil on wood panel. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Peter I. B. Lavan, 1961.159.

Gallery Talk

In this family-friendly virtual talk, we’ll explore works in the museums’ collections that feature canine companions.

Creature Feature, an online series from the Harvard Art Museums, offers a chance for families to explore magical creatures across the collections through close looking and curious exploration with museum staff. Creature Feature talks are free and open to explorers ages 6 and up.

Led by:
Jeanne Burke, Academic and Public Programs Coordinator

This talk will take place online via Zoom. The event is free and open to all, but registration is required. To register, please complete this online form. Please read these instructions on how to join a meeting on Zoom. For questions about Creature Features, email

To view past Creature Features, please visit our Vimeo channel.

The Harvard Art Museums are committed to accessibility for all visitors. For anyone requiring accessibility accommodations for our programs, please contact us at at least 48 hours in advance.

The Harvard Art Museums are open to the public. Currently, reservations are required for all visitors and can be made up to three weeks in advance. Please visit the museum website for more information.