Digital Tools

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    The Philosophy Chamber

    Explore the Philosophy Chamber exhibition through this digital tool featuring an audio podcast, additional information about the works on display, reactions from visitors to the chamber during its active years, and excerpts from the faculty lectures and student debates that once enlivened the room.

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    Art + Science

    Conservation and technical studies have been an integral part of the Harvard Art Museums since the early 1900s, providing ongoing opportunities for collaboration between conservators, scientists, curators, faculty, and students. The Art + Science digital tool offers insights into how knowledge of an artwork’s condition affects our understanding and interpretation of that object. The tool also r...

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    Driving Concepts

    What do you see? Try using our “Driving Concepts”—Mapping, Time, Longing, Revolution, and Fragment—as prompts for investigation. These concepts are at work throughout the Collections Galleries.

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    Hotspots

    These digital tools provide opportunities for deeper investigation of selected works on display in the Collections Galleries. Focusing on a single work or a grouping of objects, from ancient Chinese ritual bronzes to artists’ multiples of the 1960s, Hotspots feature new research, complementary material, and multimedia content.

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    Wertheim Collection

    Permanently installed in the galleries of the Harvard Art Museums, the Maurice Wertheim Collection includes masterpieces by French impressionist and postimpressionist artists. This digital tool celebrates the extraordinary collection built by Maurice Wertheim, Harvard Class of 1906, and his commitment to Harvard University.

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    Vision and Justice

    Digital publication for "Vision and Justice: The Art of Citizenship" (August 27, 2016–January 8, 2017, Harvard Art Museums) produced by students enrolled in the course taught by Sarah Lewis, Assistant Professor in the Departments of History of Art and Architecture and African and African American Studies, Harvard University, Fall 2016.