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In-Person Gallery Talk: Art and Human Health—An Evolutionary Perspective


Harvard Art Museums

A page spread depicts the same man in different body positions.

Join Ben Sibson, a graduate student at Harvard in human evolutionary biology, for a conversation about how art can enhance our understanding of the evolution of human health.

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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.

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


$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

Dates and Times

.: Sat, April 23 2022 12:30PM – 1PM.

Additional information

Looking at works of art installed in the University Study Gallery this semester for the undergraduate course Human Evolution and Human Health, Sibson will show how the objects provide useful information about the physical activities performed by people across time and space, as well as the foods they ate, the clothes they wore, and the spaces where they lived. 

A page spread depicts the same man in different body positions.

.: Sat, April 23 2022 12:30PM – 1PM.

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Harvard Art Museums

(617) 495-9400
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Last updated April 12, 2022.