Technology

This photograph of the interior of the Harvard Art Museums is tinted a bluish-green hue. It shows two levels of arcades with several arches. Various works of art are visible on the wall on the second level. At bottom are the words “A Closer Look.”

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.

Spotlight on Special Collections

Get to know our objects in a new way through the museums’ digital repositories.

Case Studies

Experimenting with 3D-printed models helps our staff nail down exhibition design.

In Focus: Lightbox Gallery

Innovative, experimental, and engaging—the Lightbox Gallery is a new model for interpretive museum technology in the 21st century.

Animating the Lightbox Gallery

As part of the Harvard course Animation/Studio, a dozen students created installations for the Lightbox Gallery that will be shown throughout the spring.