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From the Hands of the Makers

Presented by Harvard Museums of Science and Culture and Harvard Museum of Natural History at Harvard Museum of Natural History, Cambridge MA

From the Hands of the Makers

The Harvard Museum of Natural History invites you to an exhibit showcasing the efforts to conserve Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka’s extraordinary glass flowers.

Over their fifty years of creating the Glass Flowers, Leopold and Rudolf Blaschka, father and son, continually experimented with materials and methods that pushed the boundaries of glassworking. Years later, their complex and varied practices presented unique challenges for the conservators preserving and protecting the models, which led to a suite of conservation processes nearly as varied as the Blaschka’s techniques. From the Hands of the Makers explores what it takes to both make and

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Harvard Museum of Natural History

26 Oxford Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

Info regarding how this event is being affected by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.:

To help protect all visitors and staff during your visit and to support any contact-tracing efforts that may be required, visitors age 12 or older MUST present proof of full COVID-19 vaccination OR a negative PCR COVID-19 test administered within 72 hours prior to your visit.

COVID-19 Phased Reopening Details

Face Masks Required: Yes
Social Distancing: Yes
Limited Capacity: Yes
Reservations Required: Yes
Proof of Vaccination Required: Yes

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