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Gallery Talk: "Dare to Know: Prints and Drawings in the Age of Enlightenment"

Join curator Horace Ballard, Theodore E. Stebbins, Jr. Associate Curator of American Art, on Thursday, Nov. 3 for an exploration of the observation and documentation of astronomical events in the 18th century as exemplified in a drawing by British artist Paul Sandby. The work is featured in the special exhibition "Dare to Know: Prints and Drawings in the Age of Enlightenment," on view until January 15, 2023.

Gallery talks are limited to 18 people, and reservations are required. At 10am the day of the event, reservations will open and may be arranged online through this form. The gallery talk reservation will also serve as a general museum reservation. If required, visitors will pay the museum admission fee upon arrival. Please meet in the Calderwood Courtyard, in front of the digital screens between the shop and the admissions desk. Review the museum visit page to learn about their general policies for visitors.


32 Quincy Street, Cambridge MA 02138

Harvard Square

Date & Time

  • Thu Nov 3, 2022

    • 4:30pm - 5:00pm


  • Lectures / Talks
  • Visual Art
  • Historical