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Gallery Talk: Journeys of Encounter and Revelation

By Harvard Art Museums

This talk introduces several ways to understand early modern Japanese paintings that feature journeys—both real and imagined.

Hanging scroll painting of a mountainous landscape.

.: Fri, December 15 2023 12:30pm – 1pm.

All ages.


Harvard Art Museums
(617) 495-9400

Registration required

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Gallery talks are limited to 18 people and registration is required. You can register by clicking on the event on this form, beginning at 10am the day of the talk.



  • In-person only.

Harvard Art Museums
32 Quincy
Cambridge, MA 02138

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

Take a trip through time and space by exploring early modern Japanese paintings that feature legendary journeys, with curatorial intern Carolyn Bell. Learn how these paintings cast their viewers in the role of traveler, allowing them to experience these fantastical journeys themselves.

Led by:
Carolyn Bell, Graduate Curatorial Intern, Division of Asian and Mediterranean Art