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Spotlight Tour: Sensing the Divine, with Hanna Carney ’25

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

Oct 01 2023
Spotlight Tour: Sensing the Divine, with Hanna Carney ’25

One work Hanna Carney will talk about is The Miracle of the Sacred Fire, Church of the Holy Sepulchre (1892–99), a painting by William Holman Hunt.

Hanna Carney will explore religious works that appeal to multiple senses and how they have been meaningful to everyday people.

On this tour, Hanna Carney ’25 will look at multisensory religious experiences as portrayed in art and the significant role they play in people’s lives. Featured works include a bronze ritual wine vessel (late 11th–early 10th century BCE), cast in China during the Zhou dynasty, and The Miracle of the Sacred Fire, Church of the Holy Sepulchre (1892–99), an ambitious painting by Englishman William Holman Hunt, based on his multiple trips to the Holy Land. Emerging from Carney’s ... view more »


Please check in with museum staff at the Admissions desk in the Calderwood Courtyard to request to join the tour. Tours are limited to 18 people and are available on a first-come, first-served basis; no registration is required.

The Harvard Art Museums are now offering free admission every day, Tuesday through Sunday. Please see the museum visit page to learn about our general policies for visiting the museums.

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