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    Harvard’s Germanic Museum: A History

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    July 9, 2011

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    Harvard’s Germanic Museum: A History

    Joanna Wendel, Curatorial Assistant of the Busch-Reisinger Museum, Division of Modern and Contemporary Art, Harvard Art Museums

    Adolphus Busch Hall once housed Harvard’s Germanic Museum, the precursor to the Busch-Reisinger Museum. It still contains the museum’s founding collection of plaster casts of medieval sculpture and architecture. This talk will examine the museum’s origins and evolution through a...

    Joanna Wendel, Curatorial Assistant of the Busch-Reisinger Museum, Division of Modern and Contemporary Art, Harvard Art Museums

    Adolphus Busch Hall once housed Harvard’s Germanic Museum, the precursor to the Busch-Reisinger Museum. It still contains the museum’s founding collection of plaster casts of medieval sculpture and architecture. This talk will examine the museum’s origins and evolution through a discussion of the building’s architecture, the plaster cast collection, and frescoes by Lewis Rubenstein (Harvard Class of 1936).

    Free admission. Open to the public.

    Limited to 25 participants; please arrive early.

    Gallery talks are informal and include discussion.


    Adolphus Busch Hall

    29 Kirkland Street
    Cambridge, MA 02138

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    Admission Info:

    Free


    General Day and Time Info:

    11:00am


    Phone: 617-495-9400


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