Disrupt the View: A Conversation with Arlene Shechet

By Harvard Art Museums

Join contemporary sculptor Arlene Shechet for a closer look at her one-of-a kind installation Disrupt the View at the Harvard Art Museums.

A photograph of two porcelain sculptures, one a figural sculpture and the other an abstract sculpture.
Friday, October 7 6:30pm – 8pm

Doors will open at 5:30pm from the Broadway entrance for gallery access, and at 6:00pm for seating for the lecture. The lecture begins at 6:30pm.

Ages: Adults.


Harvard Art Museums
(617) 495-9400

Registration required

  • Specific dates
Tuesday, September 27 – Friday, October 7


Free admission, but seating is limited, and reservations are required. Reservations may be arranged by clicking on the event on this form beginning on Tuesday, September 27, after 10am.



  • In-person only.

Harvard Art Museums
32 Quincy
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States

Neighborhood 9

Limited complimentary parking is available in the Broadway Garage, 7 Felton Street, Cambridge.

Wheelchair accessible.

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 hours in advance.

Additional information

In her installation Disrupt the View: Arlene Shechet at the Harvard Art Museums, contemporary sculptor Arlene Shechet presents her recent work alongside historical German, Japanese, and Chinese porcelain objects from the Harvard Art Museums.

Disrupt the View is on view through July 6, 2025.