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The Harvard Museum Course in operation, 1944

The Harvard Museum Course in operation, 1944

Making Museum Men: Paul Sachs and the Museum Course at Harvard Between the Wars

Wednesday, October 15, 2014, 5:00 p.m.
Location:  Recital Hall
Carolyn and Jack Lampl Jr. Family Recital Hall
Recital Hall

About The Event

Andrew McClellan is Professor of Art History at Tufts University. He is the author of several books and numerous articles on the history of museums, collecting, and eighteenth-century French art, including Inventing the Louvre: Art, Politics, and the Origins of the Modern Museum in Eighteenth-Century Paris, Art and its Publics, and The Art Museum from Boullee to Bilbao. He recently curated an exhibition with an accompanying book on the history of Tufts’ mascot, Jumbo the Elephant. He is currently at work on a co-authored book on Paul Sachs and the Museum Course at Harvard, from which his talk is drawn.

Presented by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, The Cleveland Museum of Art, and Case Western Reserve University. 

Free and open to the public.