Earthly Delights: 6,000 Years of Asian Ceramics

By Harvard Art Museums

Transport yourself over millennia and marvel at East Asian ceramics of all shapes, styles, colors, and textures.

A gray ceramic vessel with a fluted top and triangle shaped holes of various sizes along the sides.
Saturday, May 21 10am – Sunday, August 14 5pm

Open Tuesday-Sunday 10am-5pm

Closed on Mondays
Closed on major holidays

All ages.


Harvard Art Museums
(617) 495-9400

No application or registration needed.


$20 Adults

$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)

Additional free admission opportunities

  • Free for some residents


  • In-person only.

Harvard Art Museums
32 Quincy
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States

Neighborhood 9

Additional information

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to explore highlights from the Harvard Art Museums’ collection of Asian ceramics. Anchored by standout works from Korea and China, and also featuring objects from Vietnam and Japan, the exhibition emphasizes how visual, material, and technical features varied across time and place—while also drawing connections among potters working in disparate contexts.