About Tours of The Harvard Art Museums
Group tours of the Harvard Art Museums will bring you through three separate Art Museums, housed in one beautiful, recently renovated museum building along Quincy Street, just outside of Harvard Yard. As you explore the Fogg, Busch-Reisinger, and Sackler museums you’ll find art spanning from ancient times to the present. You can view the collection of Maurice Wetheim which contains many famous masterpieces, including paintings and sculptures by Paul Cézanne, Edgar Degas, Édouard Manet, Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, and Vincent van Gogh. Hear the stories behind many of the pieces and how they came to Harvard. It’s a walking Art History class!
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Group Tour Benefits
- Harvard student guides greet your group on campus or at the museum.
- Tours are scheduled to fit your needs.
- Year-round availability.
- Multiple guides available for large groups
- Dedicated operations manager makes sure your event run smoothly.
- Each additional student: $19
- Each additional adult: $25
- Tour Operators booking multiple tours can request special rates.
Art Museum Tour Stops
Our tour travels all throughout all three art museums or can focus on just one! The galleries you will see include:
The Fogg Museum: Constructed in 1895 the Fogg boasts a large collection Western art dating from the Middle Ages to the present.
Busch-Reisinger Museum: Dedicated to the study of all modes and periods of art from central and northern Europe, with an emphasis on German-speaking countries
Arthur M. Sackler Museum: Harvard’s newest museum, founded in 1985, includes collections of Asian, ancient, and Islamic and later Indian art
Pieces You'll See
The Gare Saint-Lazare, Arrival of a Train – Claude Monet, 1877
The Singer with the Glove – Edgar Degas, 1878
Three Pairs of Shoes – Vincent van Gogh, 1886
Triangle Constellation – Carlos Amorales, 2015
Jacob and the Angel – Gustave Moreau, 1874 – 78
Tiger in a Rainstorm – Katayama Yokoku, 18th century
Longinus Bozzetto – Bernini, 1638
Terracotta Modeled after the Arch of Titus – Attributed to Jeanne Guillaume Moitte, 1797
Youthful Hero of God – Roman, 1st – 2nd century
Reasons to Take the Tour
Hear little known stories about many of the beautiful works
Flexible tour that can visit the galleries you want to see
Visit rotating exhibits which change regularly
Combine with The Hahvahd Tour for the full Harvard experience
Tours are given in English
También hacemos los tours en español
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Nous faisons également des conférences en français