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Materials Lab Workshop: Modeling Material Culture in Paper

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

Oct 09 2022
Materials Lab Workshop: Modeling Material Culture in Paper

Artist Angela Lorenz’s “McSpheres” (Material Culture Spheres), like this one in progress, represent the different uses of paper in artworks in the Dare to Know exhibition.

Curious about the graphic arts and how we make sense of the world around us? Experiment with a new visual model for representing artworks.

Harvard Art Museums will first gather in the galleries with Elizabeth Rudy, the Carl A. Weyerhaeuser Curator of Prints, and visiting artist Angela Lorenz. Rudy will explain the main themes of the exhibition and focus on a few works that present mysteries that remain unsolved. Lorenz will show examples of her “McSpheres” (Material Culture Spheres). These spheres serve as a low-tech, open model for the 3-D visualization of objects. She developed them as tools to explore, categorize, and

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$15 materials fee.

Registration is required and space is limited. Registration for this workshop will open on Thursday, September 29, 2022 at this link, and participants will be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis. To join the waitlist, please email

No prior experience necessary. Bring your imagination, curiosity, and creativity! This workshop will take place in the Materials Lab, Lower Level. Minimum age of 14.

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32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138


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