Exhibits

Exhibits tell the unique stories of our diverse collections. Visit one today.
God: Beyond the Black and White, by Nadine Bahour

The Sacred Word as Design

Through Friday, Dec 13, 2019
Location: Lamont Library
hand holding a photograph of a man in a fez

Picturing the Sultan

Through Friday, Dec 20, 2019
Location: Fine Arts Library
Quentin Roosevelt in France, 1918

Quentin Roosevelt and the Great War

Through Monday, Dec 23, 2019
Location: Lamont Library
Observatory with village huts in foreground

“A Peculiar Sense of Proprietorship”

Through Tuesday, Dec 31, 2019
Location: Wolbach Library
Illustration from mathematical manuscript of Samuel Griffin, 1783-1784 (seq 46). Harvard University Archives.

Colonial North America: Portals to the Past

Through Tuesday, Dec 31, 2019
Location: Widener Library
Sesame Street Muppets

Celebrating 50 Years of Sesame Street

Through Saturday, Jan 18, 2020
Location: Gutman Library
Siberian-born ethnomusicologist Eduard Alekseyev, wearing a gray suit and a spotted tie, holds an audio recording device.

Tree of Life

Through Monday, Jan 20, 2020
Location: Loeb Music Library
A person walks down the sidewalk alongside Memorial Drive. Several towers on the Harvard upperclass houses appear in the background. The Charles River runs along the left.

The Rittase Touch

Through Wednesday, Jan 22, 2020
Location: Harvard University Archives
Brain science images and models in a display case.

Beauty of the Brain

Through Friday, Feb 28, 2020
Location: Ernst Mayr Library
Gaith and Nancy, Amman, Jordan, by Wyatt Hurt. Special Prize, Center for Middle Eastern Studies.

Harvard College International Photo Contest Winners

Through Sunday, Mar 29, 2020
Location: Lamont Library
A 3-D printer works on a scientific page showing snowflakes where only the lower right is complete

Touch This Page! Making Sense of the Ways We Read

Through Thursday, Apr 30, 2020
Location: Lamont Library
A grid of four maps of Boston proper showing the growth of the city on made land

Building Boston, Shaping Shorelines

Opens Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019
Location: Harvard Map Collection
Ovid, Publius Naso. De Ponto. Venice: Aldus Manutius, 1503. Famed Aldine dophin and anchor device at end of book.

2019 Philip Hofer Prize for Collecting Books or Art

Through Friday, May 8, 2020
Location: Lamont Library
book collection sample

2019 Undergraduate Book Collecting Prize

Through Friday, May 8, 2020
Location: Lamont Library
indigenous languages map

Our Land Our Language

Through Monday, Jun 1, 2020
Location: Tozzer Library
Taking a sample of steel for testing, Geneva Steel Plant

Photography and Corporate Public Relations

Through Tuesday, Oct 6, 2020
Location: Baker Library and Special Collections
Three men standing in front of a brick building. John F. Kennedy stands at the right, smiling, holding a hat.

Harvard Lives

Through Monday, May 31, 2021
Location: Harvard University Archives