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Gallery Talk: Reframing Ancient Egyptian Funerary Art

A woman points to a relief fragment, which is being held up by a man next to her, in an open wall case.
Museum staff members discuss the placement of relief fragments from the tomb of the official Ptahshepses, nicknamed Impy (1993.222), in the ancient Egypt gallery. Photo: Caitlin Clerkin.

Gallery Talk

Harvard Art Museums
32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA, Enter at Broadway for evening programs

This event requires registration; see further details below.

Join Jen Thum and Caitlin Clerkin for a conversation about a recently refreshed display of ancient Egyptian reliefs from tombs, which places the spotlight on ancient people and processes, as well as provenance.

Led by:
Jen Thum, Associate Director of Academic Engagement and Campus Partnerships and Research Curator, Division of Academic and Public Programs
Caitlin Clerkin, Frederick Randolph Grace Curatorial Fellow in Ancient Art, Division of Asian and Mediterranean Art

Gallery talks are limited to 18 people and registration is required. You can register by clicking on the event on this form, beginning at 10am the day of the talk.

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

The Harvard Art Museums are now offering free admission every day, Tuesday through Sunday. Please see the museum visit page to learn about our general policies for visiting the museums.

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.