Gallery Talk: Funerary Portraits from Roman Egypt

By Harvard Art Museums

Join Kate Smith and Jen Thum to explore the original context, materials, and making of funerary portraits from Egypt.

Portrait of a woman with brown eyes, black hair, and a white garment on a rectangular wooden panel.
Tuesday, October 4 2pm – 2:30pm

Ages: Adults.

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Contact

Harvard Art Museums Visitor Services
am_visitorservices@harvard.edu
617-495-9400

Registration required

  • Specific dates
Tuesday, October 4

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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.

Cost

$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

Location

  • 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 am_register@harvard.edu at least 48 hours in advance.

Additional information

Funerary Portraits of Roman Egypt: Facing Forward is a team-curated exhibition that brings together art history, Egyptology, and conservation science to illuminate artists’ processes and the life stories of the people depicted in funerary portraits. Join two exhibition curators as they describe what can be learned when close looking, scientific analysis, and community collaboration combine.