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Gallery Talk: Activation of Moholy-Nagy’s Light Prop for an Electric Stage

By Harvard Art Museums

Join staff as they discuss and activate this experimental device from 1930 by László Moholy-Nagy, a Bauhaus pioneer.

This black and white photograph shows a contemporary sculpture comprising several metal discs and rods of varying shapes.

.: Thursday, February 23 12:30pm – 1pm.

Ages: Adults.


Harvard Art Museums
(617) 495-9400

Registration required

  • Specific dates…

Gallery talks are limited to 18 people, and it is required that you reserve your place. At 10am the day of the event, reservations will open and may be arranged online through this form. The gallery talk reservation will also serve as your general museum reservation. If required, visitors will pay the museum admission fee upon arrival.


$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

Please meet in the Calderwood Courtyard, in front of the digital screens between the shop and the admissions desk.

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 at least 48 hours in advance.

Additional information

Our galleries are full of stories—this series of talks gives visitors a chance to hear the best ones! The talks highlight new works on view, take a fresh look at old favorites, investigate artists’ materials and techniques, and reveal the latest discoveries by curators, conservators, fellows, visiting artists, technologists, and other contributors.