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Gallery Talk: Paintings in Residence—Works from the Terra Foundation for American Art

This painting shows a group of people holding conversations, drawing, and painting in a large room full of famous works of art.
Samuel F.B. Morse, American, Gallery of the Louvre, 1831–32. Oil on canvas. Terra Foundation For American Art, Daniel J. Terra Collection, 1992.51, TL42458.4. Image courtesy of the Terra Foundation for American Art.

Gallery Talk

Harvard Art Museums
32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

The Harvard Art Museums are among a group of academic museums participating in the Terra Foundation for American Art’s Collection-in-Residence Program. Each institution will host significant works of art loaned by the Terra Foundation for American Art. Over the next four years, the Harvard Art Museums will display, research, and create exciting programs around these works, including an investigation of their material histories.

Led by:
Kelli Morgan, Professor of the Practice and Director of Cultural Studies, Department of the History of Art and Architecture, Graduate Schools of Arts and Sciences, Tufts University

Gallery talks are limited to 18 people, and it is required that you reserve your place. At 10am the day of the talk, reservations will open and may be arranged online through this form. The gallery talk reservation will also serve as your general museum reservation. If required, visitors will pay the museum admission fee upon arrival.

Please meet in the Calderwood Courtyard, in front of the digital screens between the shop and the admissions desk.

Please visit the museum visit page to learn about our general policies for visiting the museums.

The Terra Foundation for American Art, established in 1978 and having offices in Chicago and Paris, supports organizations and individuals locally and globally with the aim of fostering intercultural dialogues and encouraging transformative practices that expand narratives of American art, through the foundation’s grant program, collection, and initiatives. Find more information about the Terra Foundation for American Art on Instagram @terraamericanart, Facebook @TerraAmericanArt, and Twitter @TerraAmArt.

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.

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