Gallery Talk: Digging up Ancient Samaria-Sebaste

By Harvard Art Museums

Whose work lies, unseen, behind ancient Middle Eastern objects on display?

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Tuesday, March 28 3pm – 3:30pm

Ages: Adults.


Harvard Art Museums
(617) 495-9400

Registration required

  • Specific dates
Tuesday, March 28…

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)

  • 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

Explore a display about early 20th-century excavations of the ancient city of Samaria-Sebaste, with curatorial fellow Caitlin Clerkin. You’ll learn how photographs and payroll records help us rewrite the history of archaeology—one that acknowledges the people behind the excavation of the objects on display.