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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

$15 Adults
$13 Seniors (65+)
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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

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Special Exhibitions Gallery, Harvard Art Museums

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    • 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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Dates and Times

Wednesday, Oct 16

10:00 am at Special Exhibitions Gallery, Harvard Art Museums

Thursday, Oct 17

10:00 am at Special Exhibitions Gallery, Harvard Art Museums

Friday, Oct 18

10:00 am at Special Exhibitions Gallery, Harvard Art Museums

Saturday, Oct 19

10:00 am at Special Exhibitions Gallery, Harvard Art Museums

Sunday, Oct 20

10:00 am at Special Exhibitions Gallery, Harvard Art Museums

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