Objects of Addiction: Perspectives on the Opioid Crisis in New England
Join us for a discussion about the opioid crisis, featuring specialists in addiction medicine, harm reduction, and public health policy.
.: Sunday, September 24 2pm – 3:30pm.
Doors will open for seating at 1:30pm.
Before and after the discussion, guests are invited to visit the exhibition on Level 3.
No application or registration needed.
Free admission, but seating is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis.
- In-person only.
Harvard Art Museums
Cambridge, MA 02138
The lecture will take place in Menschel Hall, Lower Level.
The Harvard Art Museums are committed to accessibility for all visitors. For anyone requiring accessibility accommodations for our programs, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org at least 48 hours in advance.
Objects of Addiction: Opium, Empire, and the Chinese Art Trade (September 15, 2023–January 14, 2024) explores the entwined histories of the opium trade and the Chinese art market between the late 18th and early 20th centuries. These two commodities—acquired through both legal and illicit means—had profound effects on the global economy, public health, immigration law, education, and the arts that are reverberating still today.