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Gallery Talk: American Watercolors, 1880–1990: Into the Light
Charles Demuth, American, Fruit and Daisies, c. 1924–25. Watercolor and graphite on off-white wove paper. Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum, Louise E. Bettens Fund, 1925.5.2.
Join a conservator and curator for a look at the materials and techniques used to create the works in American Watercolors, 1880–1990.
Conservator Penley Knipe and curator Miriam Stewart will lead an in-depth look at the materials and techniques used to create the varied works in the exhibition American Watercolors, 1880–1990: Into the Light, on view from May 20 to August 13, 2023. Learn about watercolor cakes, papers, and techniques, such as “wet-into-wet,” “resist,” and “scraping.”
American Watercolors, 1880–1990 presents more than a hundred compelling and rarely seen watercolors by both well-known and ... view more »
Gallery talks are limited to 18 people, and it is required that you reserve your place. At 10am the day of the talk, reservations will open and may be arranged online through this form. The gallery talk reservation will also serve as your general museum reservation. If required, visitors will pay the museum admission fee upon arrival.
Sundays—free to all!
All students with a valid ID
Harvard ID holders (plus one guest)
Harvard Art Museums Friends
Youth under 18
Cambridge residents (proof of residency required)
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