Funerary Portraits from Roman Egypt: Facing Forward

Harvard Art Museums 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

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. Featuring several painted portrait panels, sculptural portraits, and a linen burial shroud, this tightly focused exhibition asks visitors […]

Funerary Portraits from Roman Egypt: Facing Forward

Harvard Art Museums 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

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. Featuring several painted portrait panels, sculptural portraits, and a linen burial shroud, this tightly focused exhibition asks visitors […]

$18 – $65

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

Harvard Art Museums 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

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. What role did drawings and prints play during the Enlightenment era, from roughly 1720 to 1800? Dare to Know explores many nuances of this complex time—when political and […]

Materials Lab Workshop: Making Faces

Harvard Art Museums 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

This workshop accompanies the exhibition Funerary Portraits from Roman Egypt: Facing Forward, which invites viewers to ask more about the complicated histories of these portraits and the people they depict. The exhibition explores what can be learned about the artistic process and current condition of these works through scientific analysis and technical research conducted by staff […]

$15.00

Materials Lab Workshop: Making Faces

Harvard Art Museums 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

This workshop accompanies the exhibition Funerary Portraits from Roman Egypt: Facing Forward, which invites viewers to ask more about the complicated histories of these portraits and the people they depict. The exhibition explores what can be learned about the artistic process and current condition of these works through scientific analysis and technical research conducted by staff […]

$15.00