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Harvard Art Museums

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Address: 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone Number: +1 617-495-9400
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Description: The Harvard Art Museums, among the world’s leading art institutions...
The Harvard Art Museums, among the world’s leading art institutions, comprise three museums (Fogg, Busch-Reisinger, and Arthur M. Sackler) and four research centers. Integral to Harvard University and the wider community, the art museums and research centers serve as resources for students, scholars, and other visitors. For more than a century they have been the nation’s premier training ground for museum professionals and are renowned for their seminal role in developing the discipline of art history in this country.
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Three art museums in one!

Harvard has put all,three Art museums into one building and it is gorgeous with a high glass ceiling. The collection includes most of the favorites from years past and the display... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 30, 2015
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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Harvard has put all,three Art museums into one building and it is gorgeous with a high glass ceiling. The collection includes most of the favorites from years past and the display is excellent.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

What a fabulously rich set of collections, all available in one equally fabulous building! I highly recommend eating in the cafe and Googling for an article published in the Boston Globe when the building first opened about the architecture and the political struggle to combine the three museums. Great food and a great read. The art collections are particularly good... More 

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Elizabethtown, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Fantastic building and exhibits. My daughter the art teacher was literally giddy at the art. Wasn't very busy and we thoroughly enjoyed the visit.

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Weston, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Architect Renzo Piano, who seems to have had a hand in reworking or designing many museums these days, has done a brilliant job bringing all 3 art museums at Harvard into the redesigned and enlarged Building. The collection has always been strong, but there is new life and light in the building now, and the result is really nice. I... More 

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Traverse City, Michigan
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Monets, Degas, Seurat and Picasso. Van Gogh, Renoir, Gaugain....all of my old impressionists friends are here! Well laid out, well lit, interesting stories accompanying each painting. Was also thrilled go see original art work if George Washington and Ben Franklin. There is so much more and at $15 for an adult, it should top your list of must see's!

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new york
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Exquisite renovation yo unify disparate museums. Creates an effective environment. Thank Renzo Piano.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

What a collection of paintings and sculptures. Loved the Modern and Contemporary Art. There was such a huge collection of Monet , Edgar Dagas, Renoir, Picasso at the 2nd level European American Art. There was a single Rembrandt painting the Old man and a sketch in the 2nd level , the Dutch painting section. The Renaissance and the Pre-Raphaelites era... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Van Gogh, Kandinsky... name works by name painters. You can see the tuition on the walls. Sell a Van Gogh and reduce tuition by $1K/student? Anyway... some really great works here. It's nicely laid out - facility's a little odd since it does look a little bit glued together, but the collections are coherent. (I don't understand Rothko... why the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

we went mainly to see the transformation by Renzo Piano but the museum was just amazing , a lovely visit which i encourage everyone to do

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

after several years of construction and renovation, the new Harvard art museum has opened and it is spectacular. The museum has combined all of Harvard's art collections into one fantastic facility which uses state of the art exhibition space in a well organized setting with terrific educational captions and historical facts describing each piece of displayed art. The collections cover... More 

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Address: 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138
Phone Number: +1 617-495-9400
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Cambridge

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