A Tribute to Those Who Build Our Stuff
How do custom gallery furnishings, such as pedestals and special mounts, make the journey from design to visitor appreciation? Through good craftsmanship.
By Elie Glyn
Giving the Dead Their Due: An Exhibition Re-Examines Funerary Portraits from Roman Egypt
In a powerful exhibition, four ambitious curators tell the most complete account to date of a deeply misunderstood object: the Roman Egyptian funerary portrait.
By Graham Weber
@busch_hall Conversations: Lynette Roth and Joseph Leo Koerner
The Busch-Reisinger Museum’s new Instagram account @busch_hall hosts conversations with established and emerging scholars, contemporary artists, and museum peers on Instagram Live.
The Harvard Art Museums are pleased to announce the launch of the Busch-Reisinger Museum’s new Instagram account: @busch_hall!
By Lynette Roth, Lauren Hanson
A Closer Look: Our New Podcast Series
Season 1 of our new podcast, which introduces museum jobs through the personal stories of our staff, is now available for listening.
By Jennifer Aubin
A Model City
Virtual renderings and three-dimensional models of structures at the Sardis excavation, created by Harvard architecture students, show new aspects of the site.
Ancient Architectural Fragments Get a 3D Treatment
A selection of sixth-century Coptic architectural fragments that previously adorned the main staircase of Harvard’s Arthur M. Sackler Building are back on view—but this time as 3D-printed reproductions.
Art on Television
The special exhibition Nam June Paik: Screen Play features videos produced by the artist in conjunction with the Boston public television station WGBH.
By Marina Isgro
A Well-Traveled Pavement
An ancient Roman floor mosaic of the sea goddess Tethys has recently been the focus of an international study, including by researchers at the Harvard Art Museums.
By Elizabeth Molacek
Games in the Gallery
The interactive installation JODI: OXO explores artificial intelligence through a simple and very familiar game.