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Gallery Talk: “Wild” Landscapes—Imagining and Experiencing American Nature

A painting of a mountain peak, with sun breaking through clouds onto a forest and meadow below.
Albert Bierstadt, German American, Rocky Mountains, “Lander’s Peak,” 1863. Oil on linen. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Mrs. William Hayes Fogg, 1895.698.

Gallery Talk

Harvard Art Museums
32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

This event requires registration; see further details below.

Join curatorial intern Saffron Sener for a discussion of wildness, emptiness, and beauty as represented in Albert Bierstadt’s Rocky Mountains, “Lander’s Peak” (1863).

Led by:
Saffron Sener, Graduate Curatorial Intern of American Art, Division of European and American 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.

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