Harvard Art Museums: Gallery Talk: From Royal Fancy to Revolutionary Propaganda -- Photography in 19th-Century Iran


Wednesday, October 11, 2017, 12:30pm to 1:00pm


Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA 0213

A Photographer's RoomHarvard Art Museums present a gallery talk led by

Mira Xenia Schwerda
PhD candidate in Middle Eastern studies and the history of art and architecture, CMES

Gallery talks are free with museums admission. This talk is limited to 15 people and tickets are required.Ten minutes before the talk, tickets will become available at the admissions desk. 

Please meet in the Calderwood Courtyard, in front of the digital screens between the shop and the admissions desk. Museums staff will be on hand to collect tickets.

Gallery talks are offered by curators, conservators, fellows, and other museums staff; they focus on aspects of the installation process, exploring both intellectual and more practical considerations. Museums staff will, for example, tease out arguments at play in the galleries, discuss conservation treatments, look closely at specific collections, or draw connections between works of art throughout the museums.

Technologies of the Image: Art in 19th-Century Iran is on view through January 7, 2018.

Image: Attributed to Antoin Sevruguin, A Photographer’s Room, Iran, late 19th century. Albumen silver print; HUAM.

Link: http://www.harvardartmuseums.org/visit/calendar/gallery-talk-from-royal-fancy-to-revolutionary-propaganda-photography-in-19th-century-iran
Contact: HUAM 617-495-9400

See also: IranFilm & Visual ArtHistory of Art & ArchitectureNon-CMES Event2017-18