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

Presented by Harvard Art Museums at Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge MA

Nov 06 2022
Gallery Talk: Dare to Know: Prints and Drawings in the Age of Enlightenment

Marie-Gabrielle Capet, French, Self-Portrait, c. 1790. Black, red, and white chalk on light tan antique laid paper. The Horvitz Collection, Wilmington, Del., D-F-429, TL42410.1.

Join us for a guided talk on female artists in the special exhibition Dare to Know, with art historian Paris A. Spies-Gans.

Join art historian Paris A. Spies-Gans, of the Harvard Society of Fellows, for an in-depth discussion about works of art made by women in Dare to Know: Prints and Drawings in the Age of Enlightenment, on view until January 15, 2023. Spies-Gans will examine objects by a range of artists, with particular attention given to Marguerite Gérard and Marie-Gabrielle Capet.


Gallery talks are limited to 18 people, and it is required that you reserve your place. At 10am the day of the event, 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.

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Please meet in the Calderwood Courtyard, in front of the digital screens between the shop and the admissions desk.


Harvard Art Museums

32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138


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