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    Rediscovering Harvard’s Germanic Museum

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    April 11, 2010


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    Rediscovering Harvard’s Germanic Museum

    Gallery Talk with Nathan Timpano, 2009–10 Stefan Engelhorn Curatorial Fellow, Harvard Art Museum/Busch-Reisinger Museum

    Adolphus Busch Hall once housed Harvard’s Germanic Museum, a precursor of the Busch-Reisinger. This talk will trace the museum’s history through a discussion of architecture, historiography, the museum’s collection of plaster casts, and the nostalgia for pre-modern Germanic art that...

    Gallery Talk with Nathan Timpano, 2009–10 Stefan Engelhorn Curatorial Fellow, Harvard Art Museum/Busch-Reisinger Museum

    Adolphus Busch Hall once housed Harvard’s Germanic Museum, a precursor of the Busch-Reisinger. This talk will trace the museum’s history through a discussion of architecture, historiography, the museum’s collection of plaster casts, and the nostalgia for pre-modern Germanic art that existed in the 19th and early 20th centuries. A review of Lewis Rubenstein’s frescoes (1936) in the foyer will conclude the presentation.

    Free admission. Open to the public.
    Gallery talks are informal and include discussion. Limited to 25 participants; please arrive early.

    For more information, please contact Susannah Hutchison at 617-496-8576 or susannah_hutchison@harvard.edu.


    Adolphus Busch Hall

    29 Kirkland Street
    Cambridge, MA 02138

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    Admission Info:
    Free admission. Open to the public. Limited to 25 participants; please arrive early.


    General Day and Time Info:
    2:00pm-2:45pm

    phone: 617-496-8576


    Accessibility Information: Currently, no accessibility information is available for this event.

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