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Crossing Lines, Constructing Home: Displacement and Belonging in Contemporary Art

Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Special Exhibitions Gallery, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge MA

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Crossing Lines, Constructing Home: Displacement and Belonging in Contemporary Art

What does it mean to be displaced from culture and home? What are the historical contexts for understanding our contemporary moment? How does an artist’s work and process embody and engage the narratives of displacement and belonging?

Crossing Lines, Constructing Home investigates two parallel ideas: national, political, and cultural conceptions of boundaries and borders; and the evolving hybrid spaces, identities, languages, and beliefs created by the movement of peoples.

While offering historical context and a consideration of the forces that commonly drive migration, such as political instability, natural disasters, and oppression linked to race, religion, culture, and class, the exhibition presents a more complicated

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ADMISSION INFO

$20
Adults

$18
Seniors (65+)

Free
All students with a valid ID

Free
Harvard ID holders (plus one guest)

Free
Harvard Art Museums Members

Free
Youth under 18

Free
Cambridge residents (proof of residency required)

Free
MTA (Massachusetts Teachers Association) Members (valid ID required)

Free
Massachusetts residents, Saturdays from 10am–noon (proof of residency required)

Free
Active duty military personnel, plus up to five family members, in collaboration with NEA Blue Star Museums (year round)

Free
Individuals with Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits or an Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card, plus up to five family members

Contact: 617-495-9400

Email: am_info@harvard.edu

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LOCATION

Special Exhibitions Gallery, Harvard Art Museums

32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

    • Assisted Listening System
    • Large Print
    • Low Vision
    • Sign Language
    • Wheelchair Access

The Harvard Art Museums are accessible for visitors using wheelchairs and other mobility devices. Accessible entrances are located on Quincy Street, Broadway, and Prescott Street. A limited number of

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