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Gallery Talk: Pyramids, Circles, and the Pursuit of Pure Forms

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

Nov 30 2022
Gallery Talk: Pyramids, Circles, and the Pursuit of Pure Forms

Learn how the exhibition design for the Dare to Know exhibition was inspired by the neoclassical style and its emphasis on pure geometric forms.

With its emphasis on pure geometric forms, the 18th-century neoclassical artistic style inspired the design of the special exhibition Dare to Know: Prints and Drawings in the Age of Enlightenment. In this tour, exhibition designer Elie Glyn will share why artworks are displayed in a particular manner and why the galleries have been modified to look the way they do. Visitors are invited to consider the effect of these choices on their experience of the exhibition and understanding of the

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ADMISSION INFO

$20
Adults

$18
Seniors (65+)

Free
Sundays—free to all!

Free
All students with a valid ID

Free
Harvard ID holders (plus one guest)

Free
Harvard Art Museums Friends

Free
Youth under 18

Free
Cambridge residents (proof of residency required)

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Harvard Art Museums

32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138

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    • Wheelchair Access

The Harvard Art Museums are committed to accessibility for all visitors. For anyone requiring accessibility accommodations for our programs, please contact us at am_register@harvard.edu at least 48

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Face Masks Required: No
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