Dare to Know: Prints and Drawings in the Age of Enlightenment
See how the graphic arts inspired, shaped, and gave immediacy to new ideas in the Enlightenment era, encouraging individuals to follow their own reason when seeking to know more.
Friday, September 16 10am – Sun, January 15 2023 5pm
Open Tuesday-Sunday 10am-5pm
No application or registration needed.
$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)
- Free for some residents
- In-person only.
Harvard Art Museums
Cambridge, MA 02138
What role did drawings and prints play during the Enlightenment era, from roughly 1720 to 1800? Dare to Know explores many nuances of this complex time—when political and cultural revolutions swept across Europe and the Americas, spurring profound shifts in science, philosophy, the arts, social and cultural encounters, and our shared sense of history.
Event continues to run during Winter vacation.