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SHARP Fellow Tour: Visions of America

A landscape painting of a valley between two mountain ranges.
Albert Bierstadt, American, Rocky Mountains, “Lander’s Peak,” 1863. Oil on linen. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Bequest of Mrs. William Hayes Fogg, 1895.698.


Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street
Cambridge MA

Taking visitors through the museums’ American art galleries, Summer Humanities and Arts Research Program (SHARP) fellow Hannah Gadway ’25 will explore the historical significance of Jackson Pollock’s No. 2, Albert Bierstadt’s Rocky Mountains, “Lander’s Peak, and Gilbert Stuart’s George Washington and will share how the Harvard Art Museums are using these works in a citizenship course conducted in partnership with St. Mark Community Education.

Please check in with museum staff at the Calderwood Courtyard desk to request to join the tour.

Free with museum admission. Tours are limited to 18 people and are available on a first-come, first-served basis; no advance registration required.

The Summer Humanities and Arts Research Program (SHARP) is a 10-week immersive summer program that aims to build community and stimulate creativity among a small cohort of Harvard undergraduate researchers in the humanities and arts. SHARP fellows work on research projects with Harvard-affiliated faculty, researchers, and senior library and museum staff.

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.