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Opening Day [SOLD OUT]


Special Event

Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street
Cambridge MA

Please note: Opening Day is at capacity.

Join us as we celebrate the public opening of the new Harvard Art Museums—three extraordinary museums united under one glass roof.

Throughout the day, visitors are welcome to explore the galleries, meet our staff, and enjoy live performances in the Calderwood Courtyard. The new galleries include masterpieces from the collections of the Fogg, Busch-Reisinger, and Arthur M. Sackler Museums, with works of art from the ancient world to the present, including paintings, sculpture, ceramics, drawings, and photographs from the Americas, Europe, North Africa, the Mediterranean, and Asia.

The inaugural special exhibition,Mark Rothko’s Harvard Murals , also opens this day.

This event is free and open to the public; timed-ticket reservations are required for admission. Space is limited; there is a six-ticket limit per reservation.

The available admission times are noon–2pm, 2–4pm, 4–6pm, 6–8pm, and 8–10pm.

An opening celebration, featuring a welcoming ceremony and remarks from Director Thomas W. Lentz, will take place at 10am on our opening day. For more information about this special event, please visit the Opening Celebration event listing.

Please note: Entrances to the Harvard Art Museums are located on both Quincy and Prescott Streets.