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Jessica Levin Martinez, head of the museums’ Division of Academic and Public Programs and research curator of African art initiatives, was recognized during the 2017 Harvard Heroes Awards program this June. Photo: Channing Johnson.

A Hero with Vision

Jessica Levin Martinez thinks big about the museums—and encourages others to do the same.

The Science of Ceramics

A multidisciplinary team is conducting groundbreaking research on numbered Jun ware.

Persepolis from a Photographer’s Perspective

New installations of vintage photographs bring a fresh perspective on the excavation of the ancient city of Persepolis.

Handling the Art

Take a look behind the scenes of our Art Study Center, from the perspective of art handler Elizabeth Sirrine.

A Partnership Where All Learn

A collaboration between the museums, Harvard Graduate School of Education, and a Cambridge high school empowers educators and students.

Spotlight on Special Collections

Get to know our objects in a new way through the museums’ digital repositories.

In Our Archives, A Fuller Picture on Artists

The Harvard Art Museums Archives holds a selection of modern and contemporary artists’ papers—a rich resource for researchers.

By Michelle Interrante

Students Help Shape Wilmarth Exhibition

Max Benegas and Laura Kenner made important contributions to the programming and digital resource related to an exhibition about Christopher Wilmarth.

A Prize of Silver

Three pieces of 17th- and 18th-century church silver from Salem, Massachusetts, were recently donated to the Harvard Art Museums.

By Laura Turner Igoe

In Focus: Materials Lab

Art appreciation and investigation intersect in the Materials Lab, a one-of-a-kind studio space in the Harvard Art Museums.

Case Studies

Experimenting with 3D-printed models helps our staff nail down exhibition design.