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Portrait of a Native American wearing traditional dress with various adornments.
Henry Inman, American, [Tah-Col-o-Quoit] (Rising Cloud), Asakiwaki/Sauk Warrior; representative of the Sauk and Fox coalition, c. 1832–34. Oil on canvas. Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology, Harvard University, Gift of the heirs of E. P. Tileston and Amor Hollingsworth, 1882, TL42072.3.

Gallery Talk: Reframing Indigenous Presence at the Harvard Art Museums

Gallery Talk

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Join us for a guided look at 19th-century portraits of Indigenous delegates to Washington, D.C., with curator Horace D. Ballard.

In a gallery, a person stands in front of an artwork, her hands clasped together. Three visitors surround her and the artwork.
Photo: Matthew Monteith

Student Guide Tour

Tour

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these thematic tours typically focused on three objects in our collections.

In a gallery, a person points at a detail in a painting of a woman sitting at a table. Students surround the guide as they also look upon the work.
Photo: Tim Correira Photography

Student Guide Tour

Tour

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these thematic tours typically focused on three objects in our collections.

In a gallery, a four people surround a metal sculpture of a woman in a ballet pose. They all smile, and one gestures toward the artwork.
Photo: Tim Correira Photography

Student Guide Tour

Tour

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these thematic tours typically focused on three objects in our collections.

In a gallery, five people face a wall covered in floral tiles, their backs turned away from the camera. They look closely at one large tile, one of them gesturing toward a detail.
Photo: Tim Correira Photography

Student Guide Tour

Tour

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these thematic tours typically focused on three objects in our collections.

Terracotta figurine depicting a nude male youth with wings and his arms raised.
Eros playing double flutes, Hellenistic, Myrina (modern Turkey), first half 1st century BCE. Terracotta with traces of pigment, ΑΓΛ inscribed on back, possibly a maker’s mark. Staatliche Antikensammlungen und Glyptothek München, SL 303, TL42482.43. Photo: © Staatliche Antikensammlungen und Glyptothek.

Gallery Talk—A World Within Reach: Greek and Roman Art from the Loeb Collection

Gallery Talk

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Matthew Rogan and Amy Brauer will explore what can be revealed by looking closely at small-scale ancient Greek and Roman art.

A watercolor drawing depicts flowers, butterflies, and other insects on a ledge.
Margaretha Adriaensdr. de Heer, Dutch, Still Life of Flowers and Small Animals on a Ledge, 1642. Watercolor, gouache, and black chalk on parchment. The Maida and George Abrams Collection, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Promised gift, 7.2019.15.

Writing on Still Life

Gallery Talk

Online
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Join two graduate students for an opportunity to combine art looking and writing in an interactive online session.

A curator gestures at an artwork on a wall in front of several visitors.
Photo: R. Leopoldina Torres

Gallery Talk

Gallery Talk

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Join museum staff for a fresh look at objects in the collections through the lens of various topics.

A group of men and women are gathered in front of a peak-roof building with an American flag on top.
Edward Moran, American, Union Volunteer Refreshment Saloon, 1865. Oil on canvas. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Purchase through the generosity of Suzanne and Terrence Murray in honor of President Drew Gilpin Faust, 2018.229.

U.S. Citizenship Course

Special Event

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Aspiring U.S. citizens are invited to register for this 10-week course to prepare for the citizenship exam through art.

In a gallery, a person gestures toward a wide painting of horses in a landscape. Students surround the guide as they also look upon the artwork.
Photo: Tim Correira Photography

Student Guide Tour

Tour

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these thematic tours typically focused on three objects in our collections.

A young woman gestures toward a large-scale painted abstract triptych. To her right, another visitor closely looks at the artwork.
Photo: Tim Correira Photography

Student Guide Tour

Tour

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these thematic tours typically focused on three objects in our collections.

In a gallery, a person stands in front of an artwork, her hands clasped together. Three visitors surround her and the artwork.
Photo: Matthew Monteith

Student Guide Tour

Tour

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these thematic tours typically focused on three objects in our collections.

In a gallery, a person points at a detail in a painting of a woman sitting at a table. Students surround the guide as they also look upon the work.
Photo: Tim Correira Photography

Student Guide Tour

Tour

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these thematic tours typically focused on three objects in our collections.

An ink wash drawing depicts two men in a bedroom, with text at the bottom.
Darrel Ellis, Untitled (Please Stay Home Tonight, Please Stay Home Today), c. 1981–85. Graphite, pen, ink, and ink wash on paper. Courtesy of Candice Madey, New York. Photo: Adam Reich.

Please Stay Home: Darrel Ellis in Dialogue with Leslie Hewitt and Wardell Milan (off-site exhibition tour)

Special Event

In-Person
24 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Join Harvard Art Museums curator Makeda Best for a tour of Please Stay Home at the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts.

This black and white photograph shows a contemporary sculpture comprising several metal discs and rods of varying shapes.
László Moholy-Nagy, American, Light Prop for an Electric Stage (Light-Space Modulator), 1930. Aluminum, steel, nickel-plated brass, other metals, plastic, wood, and electric motor. Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Sibyl Moholy-Nagy, BR56.5.

Gallery Talk: Activation of Moholy-Nagy’s Light Prop for an Electric Stage

Gallery Talk

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Join staff as they discuss and activate this experimental device from 1930 by László Moholy-Nagy, a Bauhaus pioneer.

Terracotta figurine depicting a dog nursing two puppies on her left side.
Dog feeding her puppies, Greek, Boeotia (modern Greece), 5th century BCE. Terracotta with traces of pigment. Staatliche Antikensammlungen und Glyptothek München, SL 120, TL42482.19. Photo: © Staatliche Antikensammlungen und Glyptothek.

Gallery Talk—A World Within Reach: Greek and Roman Art from the Loeb Collection

Gallery Talk

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Amy Brauer and Caitlin Clerkin will explore what can be revealed by looking closely at small-scale ancient Greek and Roman art.

A large, colorful painting of a Black man holding a palette and paintbrush can be seen through an interior entryway to a museum gallery,. Above the entryway reads “Fogg Museum.” A person is walking in front of the painting. Outside the gallery space is a woman walking toward the left.
Photo: Caitlin Cunningham Photography

Harvard Art Museums at Night

Special Event

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

We’re keeping our doors open late for an evening of art, fun, food, and more!

In a gallery, a four people surround a metal sculpture of a woman in a ballet pose. They all smile, and one gestures toward the artwork.
Photo: Tim Correira Photography

Student Guide Tour

Tour

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these thematic tours typically focused on three objects in our collections.

In a gallery, five people face a wall covered in floral tiles, their backs turned away from the camera. They look closely at one large tile, one of them gesturing toward a detail.
Photo: Tim Correira Photography

Student Guide Tour

Tour

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these thematic tours typically focused on three objects in our collections.

In a gallery, a person gestures toward a wide painting of horses in a landscape. Students surround the guide as they also look upon the artwork.
Photo: Tim Correira Photography

Student Guide Tour

Tour

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these thematic tours typically focused on three objects in our collections.

Tall yellow pentagonal panel painted with an image of a man on a cross surrounded by three figures.
Fra Angelico, Italian, Christ on the Cross, the Virgin, Saint John the Evangelist, and Cardinal Torquemada, c. 1453–54. Tempera on panel. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Hervey E. Wetzel Bequest Fund, 1921.34.

Meet Me at the Museums: Medieval and Early Renaissance Crucifixion Images

Gallery Talk

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Join Harvard undergraduate Clara Guzman as she explores medieval and Renaissance depictions of the crucified Christ.

A young woman gestures toward a large-scale painted abstract triptych. To her right, another visitor closely looks at the artwork.
Photo: Tim Correira Photography

Student Guide Tour

Tour

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these thematic tours typically focused on three objects in our collections.

An ink wash drawing depicts two men in a bedroom, with text at the bottom.
Darrel Ellis, Untitled (Please Stay Home Tonight, Please Stay Home Today), c. 1981–85. Graphite, pen, ink, and ink wash on paper. Courtesy of Candice Madey, New York. Photo: Adam Reich.

Darrel Ellis: A Curatorial Conversation (off-site program)

Special Event

In-Person
24 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Join Harvard Art Museums curator Makeda Best and others for a program about a Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts exhibition.

In a gallery, a person stands in front of an artwork, her hands clasped together. Three visitors surround her and the artwork.
Photo: Matthew Monteith

Student Guide Tour

Tour

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these thematic tours typically focused on three objects in our collections.

In a gallery, a person points at a detail in a painting of a woman sitting at a table. Students surround the guide as they also look upon the work.
Photo: Tim Correira Photography

Student Guide Tour

Tour

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these thematic tours typically focused on three objects in our collections.

In a gallery, five people face a wall covered in floral tiles, their backs turned away from the camera. They look closely at one large tile, one of them gesturing toward a detail.
Photo: Tim Correira Photography

Student Guide Tour

Tour

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these thematic tours typically focused on three objects in our collections.

A wood shelving unit containing electric circuits, electric meter and switch, and 40 potatoes displayed on a wall.
Victor Grippo, Argentinian, Analogia I, 1970–71. Electric circuits, electric meter and switch, potatoes, ink, paper, paint, and wood. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Richard Norton Memorial Fund and gift of Leslie Cheek, Jr., 2010.3. © The Estate of Victor Grippo.

Meet Me at the Museums: An Edible, Ethnographic Engagement with Victor Grippo’s Analogia I

Gallery Talk

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Join Dr. Gavin Whitelaw, Executive Director of the Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies, in reexamining Grippo’s conceptual sculpture.

A richly dressed woman and child are surrounded by angels and flowers.
Artist active in present-day Bolivia or Peru, Our Lady of Guadalupe of Extremadura, 18th century. Oil and silver on canvas. Collection of Carl & Marilynn Thoma, TL42430.6.

Gallery Talk: De los Andes al Caribe: El arte americano desde el imperio español/From the Andes to the Caribbean: American art from the Spanish Empire

Gallery Talk

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Join us for a guided look at works of art in the special exhibition From the Andes to the Caribbean, with associate curator Horace D. Ballard.

In a gallery, a four people surround a metal sculpture of a woman in a ballet pose. They all smile, and one gestures toward the artwork.
Photo: Tim Correira Photography

Student Guide Tour

Tour

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these thematic tours typically focused on three objects in our collections.

A terracotta figurine depicting a seated young woman with a mirror on her lap.
Woman with mirror, Greek, Boeotia (modern Greece), late 4th century CE. Terracotta with traces of pigment. Staatliche Antikensammlungen und Glyptothek München, SL 294, TL42482.42. Photo: © Staatliche Antikensammlungen und Glyptothek.

Gallery Talk—A World Within Reach: Greek and Roman Art from the Loeb Collection

Gallery Talk

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Sarah Eisen will explore what can be revealed by looking closely at small-scale ancient Greek and Roman art.

An ink wash drawing depicts two men in a bedroom, with text at the bottom.
Darrel Ellis, Untitled (Please Stay Home Tonight, Please Stay Home Today), c. 1981–85. Graphite, pen, ink, and ink wash on paper. Courtesy of Candice Madey, New York. Photo: Adam Reich.

Please Stay Home: Darrel Ellis in Dialogue with Leslie Hewitt and Wardell Milan (off-site exhibition tour)

Special Event

In-Person
24 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Join Harvard Art Museums curator Makeda Best for a tour of Please Stay Home at the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts.

Many small paintings and collages sit on floating red shelves on a wall.
Sandra Ramos, Cuban, Trumpito Timeline, 2020. Oil, charcoal, and collage on wood. © Sandra Ramos. Photo courtesy of the artist.

Sandra Ramos in Conversation

Lecture

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Join us for a discussion between Ramos and curator Mary Schneider Enriquez, following an off-site reception and tour of Ramos’s exhibition.

This black and white photograph shows a contemporary sculpture comprising several metal discs and rods of varying shapes.
László Moholy-Nagy, American, Light Prop for an Electric Stage (Light-Space Modulator), 1930. Aluminum, steel, nickel-plated brass, other metals, plastic, wood, and electric motor. Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Sibyl Moholy-Nagy, BR56.5.

Gallery Talk: Activation of Moholy-Nagy’s Light Prop for an Electric Stage

Gallery Talk

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Join staff as they discuss and activate this experimental device from 1930 by László Moholy-Nagy, a Bauhaus pioneer.

A bronze sculpture of a female figure stretching her body and arms toward the sky.
Renée Sintenis, German, Daphne, 1930. Bronze. Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Mrs. Charles L. Kuhn, BR59.49. © Renée Sintenis/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/VG Bild-Kunst, Germany.

Gallery Talk: Renée Sintenis’s Self-Portraits and Sexual Identity in the Weimar Republic

Gallery Talk

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Explore Sintenis’s self-portraits and the artist’s work around questions of sexual identity and women’s rights in 1920s Berlin.

A richly dressed woman and child are surrounded by angels and flowers.
Artist active in present-day Bolivia or Peru, Our Lady of Guadalupe of Extremadura, 18th century. Oil and silver on canvas. Collection of Carl & Marilynn Thoma, TL42430.6.

Exhibition Tour: De los Andes al Caribe: El arte americano desde el imperio español/From the Andes to the Caribbean: American art from the Spanish Empire

Tour

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Join us for a tour of the special exhibition From the Andes to the Caribbean, with associate curator Horace D. Ballard.

A black and white image of a woman looking at a painting of a nude female figure.
Natasha A. Kelly, from her documentary film Milli’s Awakening (2018). Credit: Anh Trieu, Henning Fehr, and Philipp Rühr.

Busch-Reisinger Museum Lecture—Black Expression: From “Milli” to Nelly

Lecture

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Natasha A. Kelly will discuss and present her recent multimedia projects, which explore German Expressionism from a Black feminist perspective.

In a gallery, a person gestures toward a wide painting of horses in a landscape. Students surround the guide as they also look upon the artwork.
Photo: Tim Correira Photography

Student Guide Tour

Tour

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these thematic tours typically focused on three objects in our collections.

A young woman gestures toward a large-scale painted abstract triptych. To her right, another visitor closely looks at the artwork.
Photo: Tim Correira Photography

Student Guide Tour

Tour

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these thematic tours typically focused on three objects in our collections.

In a gallery, a person stands in front of an artwork, her hands clasped together. Three visitors surround her and the artwork.
Photo: Matthew Monteith

Student Guide Tour

Tour

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these thematic tours typically focused on three objects in our collections.

A winged figure in armor.
Artist active in Cuzco, Peru, Saint Michael the Archangel, 18th century. Oil on canvas. Collection of Carol & Marilynn Thoma, TL42430.14.

Gallery Talk: De los Andes al Caribe: El arte americano desde el imperio español/From the Andes to the Caribbean: American art from the Spanish Empire

Gallery Talk

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Join us for a guided look at works of art in the special exhibition From the Andes to the Caribbean, with associate curator Horace D. Ballard.

In a gallery, a person points at a detail in a painting of a woman sitting at a table. Students surround the guide as they also look upon the work.
Photo: Tim Correira Photography

Student Guide Tour

Tour

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these thematic tours typically focused on three objects in our collections.

Sepia-toned photograph of people carrying baskets on an active archaeological excavation, with a robed figure walking across the foreground.
Badawi Ahmed Abu Bakr, Egyptian, Workers at Samaria-Sebaste, July 30, 1909. Gelatin silver print. Harvard Museum of the Ancient Near East, A.290, TL42461.7.

Gallery Talk: Digging up Ancient Samaria-Sebaste

Gallery Talk

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Whose work lies, unseen, behind ancient Middle Eastern objects on display?

Ancient building ruins and brown mosaic floors, topped by a modern white roof.
A view of the synagogue at Sardis, showcasing the newly installed roof, which was designed to protect the building and its mosaic floors. The protective covering was made possible through the generous support of Patrick Healy. © Archaeological Exploration of Sardis/President and Fellows of Harvard College.

Research and Excavations at Sardis

Lecture

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Join us for the Sardis Biennial Lecture, with field director Nicholas D. Cahill sharing recent excavations and discoveries.

An ink wash drawing depicts two men in a bedroom, with text at the bottom.
Darrel Ellis, Untitled (Please Stay Home Tonight, Please Stay Home Today), c. 1981–85. Graphite, pen, ink, and ink wash on paper. Courtesy of Candice Madey, New York. Photo: Adam Reich.

Please Stay Home: Darrel Ellis in Dialogue with Leslie Hewitt and Wardell Milan (off-site exhibition tour)

Special Event

In-Person
24 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Join Harvard Art Museums curator Makeda Best for a tour of Please Stay Home at the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts.

A courtyard full of people chatting, with paintings on display in the upper level.
Photo: Caitlin Cunningham Photography

Harvard Art Museums at Night

Special Event

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

We’re keeping our doors open late for an evening of art, fun, food, and more!

In a gallery, a four people surround a metal sculpture of a woman in a ballet pose. They all smile, and one gestures toward the artwork.
Photo: Tim Correira Photography

Student Guide Tour

Tour

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these thematic tours typically focused on three objects in our collections.

In a gallery, five people face a wall covered in floral tiles, their backs turned away from the camera. They look closely at one large tile, one of them gesturing toward a detail.
Photo: Tim Correira Photography

Student Guide Tour

Tour

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these thematic tours typically focused on three objects in our collections.

A young woman gestures toward a large-scale painted abstract triptych. To her right, another visitor closely looks at the artwork.
Photo: Tim Correira Photography

Student Guide Tour

Tour

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these thematic tours typically focused on three objects in our collections.

In a gallery, a person gestures toward a wide painting of horses in a landscape. Students surround the guide as they also look upon the artwork.
Photo: Tim Correira Photography

Student Guide Tour

Tour

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these thematic tours typically focused on three objects in our collections.

A winged figure in armor.
Artist active in Cuzco, Peru, Saint Michael the Archangel, 18th century. Oil on canvas. Collection of Carol & Marilynn Thoma, TL42430.14.

Gallery Talk: De los Andes al Caribe: El arte americano desde el imperio español/From the Andes to the Caribbean: American art from the Spanish Empire

Gallery Talk

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Join us for a guided look at works of art in the exhibition From the Andes to the Caribbean, with exhibition designer Madelyn Albright.

In a gallery, a person stands in front of an artwork, her hands clasped together. Three visitors surround her and the artwork.
Photo: Matthew Monteith

Student Guide Tour

Tour

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these thematic tours typically focused on three objects in our collections.

In a gallery, a person points at a detail in a painting of a woman sitting at a table. Students surround the guide as they also look upon the work.
Photo: Tim Correira Photography

Student Guide Tour

Tour

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these thematic tours typically focused on three objects in our collections.

An ink wash drawing depicts two men in a bedroom, with text at the bottom.
Darrel Ellis, Untitled (Please Stay Home Tonight, Please Stay Home Today), c. 1981–85. Graphite, pen, ink, and ink wash on paper. Courtesy of Candice Madey, New York. Photo: Adam Reich.

Please Stay Home: Darrel Ellis in Dialogue with Leslie Hewitt and Wardell Milan (off-site exhibition tour)

Special Event

In-Person
24 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Join Harvard Art Museums curator Makeda Best for a tour of Please Stay Home at the Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts.

In a gallery, a four people surround a metal sculpture of a woman in a ballet pose. They all smile, and one gestures toward the artwork.
Photo: Tim Correira Photography

Student Guide Tour

Tour

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these thematic tours typically focused on three objects in our collections.

In a gallery, five people face a wall covered in floral tiles, their backs turned away from the camera. They look closely at one large tile, one of them gesturing toward a detail.
Photo: Tim Correira Photography

Student Guide Tour

Tour

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these thematic tours typically focused on three objects in our collections.

Bronze statuette depicting a nude, bearded man holding a three-pronged spear.
Poseidon, Hellenistic, 200–150 BCE. Bronze. Staatliche Antikensammlungen und Glyptothek München, SL 15, TL42482.5. Photo: © Staatliche Antikensammlungen und Glyptothek.

Gallery Talk—A World Within Reach: Greek and Roman Art from the Loeb Collection

Gallery Talk

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Caitlin Clerkin and Matthew Rogan will explore what can be revealed by looking closely at small-scale ancient Greek and Roman art.

In a gallery, a person gestures toward a wide painting of horses in a landscape. Students surround the guide as they also look upon the artwork.
Photo: Tim Correira Photography

Student Guide Tour

Tour

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these thematic tours typically focused on three objects in our collections.

A young woman gestures toward a large-scale painted abstract triptych. To her right, another visitor closely looks at the artwork.
Photo: Tim Correira Photography

Student Guide Tour

Tour

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these thematic tours typically focused on three objects in our collections.

In a gallery, a person stands in front of an artwork, her hands clasped together. Three visitors surround her and the artwork.
Photo: Matthew Monteith

Student Guide Tour

Tour

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these thematic tours typically focused on three objects in our collections.

In a gallery, a person points at a detail in a painting of a woman sitting at a table. Students surround the guide as they also look upon the work.
Photo: Tim Correira Photography

Student Guide Tour

Tour

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these thematic tours typically focused on three objects in our collections.

A silver bowl with intricate floral decoration.
Simeon Soumaine, American, Sugar dish, c. 1750. Silver. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, The Pollack Collection, Gift of Daniel A. Pollack A.B. ’60 and Susan F. Pollack A.B. ’64, 2020.200.

Gallery Talk: De los Andes al Caribe: El arte americano desde el imperio español/From the Andes to the Caribbean: American art from the Spanish Empire

Gallery Talk

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Join us for a guided look at works of art in the special exhibition From the Andes to the Caribbean, with associate curator Horace D. Ballard.

In a gallery, a four people surround a metal sculpture of a woman in a ballet pose. They all smile, and one gestures toward the artwork.
Photo: Tim Correira Photography

Student Guide Tour

Tour

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these thematic tours typically focused on three objects in our collections.

In a gallery, five people face a wall covered in floral tiles, their backs turned away from the camera. They look closely at one large tile, one of them gesturing toward a detail.
Photo: Tim Correira Photography

Student Guide Tour

Tour

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these thematic tours typically focused on three objects in our collections.

In a gallery, a person gestures toward a wide painting of horses in a landscape. Students surround the guide as they also look upon the artwork.
Photo: Tim Correira Photography

Student Guide Tour

Tour

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these thematic tours typically focused on three objects in our collections.

A young woman gestures toward a large-scale painted abstract triptych. To her right, another visitor closely looks at the artwork.
Photo: Tim Correira Photography

Student Guide Tour

Tour

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Harvard undergraduates lead these thematic tours typically focused on three objects in our collections.

Terracotta figurine depicting a nude male youth with wings and his arms raised.
Eros playing double flutes, Hellenistic, Myrina (modern Turkey), first half 1st century BCE. Terracotta with traces of pigment, ΑΓΛ inscribed on back, possibly a maker’s mark. Staatliche Antikensammlungen und Glyptothek München, SL 303, TL42482.43. Photo: © Staatliche Antikensammlungen und Glyptothek.

Gallery Talk—A World Within Reach: Greek and Roman Art from the Loeb Collection

Gallery Talk

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Caitlin Clerkin will explore what can be revealed by looking closely at small-scale ancient Greek and Roman art.

This black and white photograph shows a contemporary sculpture comprising several metal discs and rods of varying shapes.
László Moholy-Nagy, American, Light Prop for an Electric Stage (Light-Space Modulator), 1930. Aluminum, steel, nickel-plated brass, other metals, plastic, wood, and electric motor. Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Sibyl Moholy-Nagy, BR56.5.

Gallery Talk: Activation of Moholy-Nagy’s Light Prop for an Electric Stage

Gallery Talk

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Join staff as they discuss and activate this experimental device from 1930 by László Moholy-Nagy, a Bauhaus pioneer.

In a museum gallery, a woman walks toward a large religious painting, while two people chat on a bench in front of it.
Photo: Caitlin Cunningham Photography

Harvard Art Museums at Night

Special Event

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

We’re keeping our doors open late for an evening of art, fun, food, and more!

A terracotta figurine depicting a seated young woman with a mirror on her lap.
Woman with mirror, Greek, Boeotia (modern Greece), late 4th century CE. Terracotta with traces of pigment. Staatliche Antikensammlungen und Glyptothek München, SL 294, TL42482.42. Photo: © Staatliche Antikensammlungen und Glyptothek.

Gallery Talk—A World Within Reach: Greek and Roman Art from the Loeb Collection

Gallery Talk

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Amy Brauer and Caitlin Clerkin will explore what can be revealed by looking closely at small-scale ancient Greek and Roman art.

A silver bowl with intricate floral decoration.
Simeon Soumaine, American, Sugar dish, c. 1750. Silver. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, The Pollack Collection, Gift of Daniel A. Pollack A.B. ’60 and Susan F. Pollack A.B. ’64, 2020.200.

Exhibition Tour: De los Andes al Caribe: El arte americano desde el imperio español/From the Andes to the Caribbean: American art from the Spanish Empire

Tour

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Join us for a tour of the special exhibition From the Andes to the Caribbean, with associate curator Horace D. Ballard.

This black and white photograph shows a contemporary sculpture comprising several metal discs and rods of varying shapes. It is positioned on a black base and is surrounded by metal poles that frame the sculpture.
László Moholy-Nagy, American, Light Prop for an Electric Stage (Light-Space Modulator), 1930. Aluminum, steel, nickel-plated brass, other metals, plastic, wood, and electric motor. Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Sibyl Moholy-Nagy, BR56.5.

Gallery Talk: Activation of Moholy-Nagy’s Light Prop for an Electric Stage

Gallery Talk

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Join staff as they discuss and activate this experimental device from 1930 by László Moholy-Nagy, a Bauhaus pioneer.

A richly dressed woman and child are surrounded by angels and flowers.
Artist active in present-day Bolivia or Peru, Our Lady of Guadalupe of Extremadura, 18th century. Oil and silver on canvas. Collection of Carl & Marilynn Thoma, TL42430.6.

Gallery Talk: De los Andes al Caribe: El arte americano desde el imperio español/From the Andes to the Caribbean: American art from the Spanish Empire

Gallery Talk

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Join us for a guided look at works of art in the special exhibition From the Andes to the Caribbean, with associate curator Horace D. Ballard.

Drawing of a seated female nude leaning to the right with her head turned upward.
Jacob Adriaensz. Backer, Dutch, Seated Female Nude (Study for Venus), c. 1650. Black and white chalk on blue antique laid paper. The Maida and George Abrams Collection, Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Gift of George S. Abrams in appreciation of William Robinson’s services as curator of drawings, 1988–2013, 2013.170.

Gallery Talk—Blue Women: To Draw or Not to Draw Dutch Female Nudes from Life?

Gallery Talk

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Why did 17th-century Dutch artists decide to draw female nudes from life? This talk explores what conventions the artists broke while doing so.

In the corner of a gallery, two people stand near a painting; one of them points toward it.
Photo: Caitlin Cunningham Photography

Harvard Art Museums at Night

Special Event

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

We’re keeping our doors open late for an evening of art, fun, food, and more!

Painting of a sunset, with the appearance of the U.S. flag.
Frederic Edwin Church, American, Our Banner in the Sky, 1861. Oil over lithograph on paper, laid down on cardboard. Terra Foundation for American Art, Daniel J. Terra Collection, 1992.27.

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

Gallery Talk

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Join curator Horace D. Ballard as he discusses an iconic 19th-century American painting, on loan from the Terra Foundation for American Art.

A richly dressed woman and child are surrounded by angels and flowers.
Artist active in present-day Bolivia or Peru, Our Lady of Guadalupe of Extremadura, 18th century. Oil and silver on canvas. Collection of Carl & Marilynn Thoma, TL42430.6.

Exhibition Tour: De los Andes al Caribe: El arte americano desde el imperio español/From the Andes to the Caribbean: American art from the Spanish Empire

Tour

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Join us for a tour of the special exhibition From the Andes to the Caribbean, with associate curator Horace D. Ballard.

Painting of a sunset, with the appearance of the U.S. flag.
Frederic Edwin Church, American, Our Banner in the Sky, 1861. Oil over lithograph on paper, laid down on cardboard. Terra Foundation for American Art, Daniel J. Terra Collection, 1992.27.

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

Gallery Talk

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

Join curator Horace D. Ballard as he discusses an iconic 19th-century American painting, on loan from the Terra Foundation for American Art.

Several people in a museum arcade, some of whom are looking at works on the wall.
Photo: Caitlin Cunningham Photography

Harvard Art Museums at Night

Special Event

In-Person
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA

We’re keeping our doors open late for an evening of art, fun, food, and more!