Sunday, Apr 21, 2024 11:00a -

Harvard Art Museums
32 Quincy Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

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On this tour, Erik Zou ’24 will discuss the material nature of color in art, referencing the museums’ Forbes Pigment Collection, and the role of color in three different works: Sandro Botticelli’s painting The Virgin and Child (c. 1490); a porcelain jar decorated with two dragons from Jingdezhen, China (Ming dynasty, late 16th–early 17th century); and Claude Monet’s painting The Gare Saint-Lazare: Arrival of a Train (1877).

Spotlight Tours offer a chance to explore the collections of the Harvard Art Museums through the eyes of a Harvard student. Free and open to the public, these tours start outside the museum shop on Saturdays and Sundays at 11am and 2pm. Drop in and join the conversation! And find out what the Student Guides are up to anytime on Instagram @harvardarthappens.

Please check in with museum staff at the Admissions desk in the Calderwood Courtyard to request to join the tour. Tours are limited to 18 people and are available on a first-come, first-served basis; no registration is required.

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