Gabriella Szalay, Fellow at the Busch-Reisinger Museum, provides a guided tour for non-specialists of the Busch-Reisinger Museum galleries.
Have you ever felt like you SHOULD go to the art museum, but were intimidated because you just didn't know anything about it? Relax! This tour is suitable for all ages and levels of art knowledge--Gabriella can easily adapt to the group and gladly answers questions along the way. So bring your family, your friends, and your out-of-town visitors.
Tour includes 4 adults passes. Children under 18 are free. We can accommodate a group of 8. Tour is in English, but Gabriella is happy to answer questions and converse with participants in German.
About Gabriella Szalay:
Gabriella Szalay is the Renke B. and Pamela M. Thye Fellow in the Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard Art Museums. Her research focuses on the materials and techniques used by artists and artisans to make the kind of incredible objects that you will see on your tour. She has taught at numerous post-secondary institutions, most recently the University of Göttingen, and worked as a Museum Educator at the Vancouver Art Gallery. She loves welcoming visitors of all ages and backgrounds to the museum and is excited to share the only museum in Northern American dedicated to the study of art from central and northern Europe with you.
About the Harvard Art Musuems:
The Harvard Art Museums, among the world's leading art institutions, comprise three museums (the Fogg, Busch-Reisinger, and Arthur M. Sackler Museums) and four research centers (the Straus Center for Conservation and Technical Studies, the Center for the Technical Study of Modern Art, the Harvard Art Museums Archives, and the Archaeological Exploration of Sardis).
The Fogg Museum includes Western art from the Middle Ages to the present; the Busch-Reisinger Museum is dedicated to the study of art from the German-speaking countries fo central and northern Europe, and is the only museum of its kind in North America; and the Arthus M. Sackler Museum is focused on Asian, ancient, and Islamic and later Indian art.
Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge. Meeting point in the central courtyard of the museum.
Arrange mutually agreeable time with group and tour guide.
Donated By Harvard Art Museums