Harvard Art Museums

32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 - United States





Just steps from Harvard Square, the Harvard Art Museums welcome visitors from around the corner and around the world. We are home to one of the largest and most renowned art collections in North America.

Take in the beauty of the Calderwood Courtyard before exploring three levels of magnificent art spanning the centuries. Masterpieces include paintings by Vincent van Gogh, Claude Monet, Georgia O’Keeffe, and Jackson Pollock; contemporary works by internationally recognized artists such as Kehinde Wiley, Joan Snyder, and Kerry James Marshall; and an array of remarkable objects from the ancient Mediterranean, Near East, and Far East.

Meet friends for a bite in Jenny’s Cafe, and afterward browse creations by local makers in our museum shop.

The Museums are open 10am to 5pm, Tuesday to Sunday.


Clay: Modeling African Design

This exhibition, featuring historic and contemporary works, highlights innovations in African ceramic arts throughout the past century.

Dare to Know: Prints and Drawings in the Age of Enlightenment

See how the graphic arts inspired, shaped, and gave immediacy to new ideas in the Enlightenment era, encouraging individuals to follow their own reason when seeking to know more.

Funerary Portraits from Roman Egypt: Facing Forward

Come face to face with portraits of Egyptians who lived during the Roman period and discover what role these images played in funerary rituals as well as what modern technical study can reveal about ancient artistic practices.

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