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Harvard Art Museums Meetup - #13

  • Harvard Art Museums

    32 Quincy St, Cambridge, MA (map)

    42.374737 -71.114433

  • Just inside the main entrance at 2:30
  • This event is cross posted with two other meetups.

    FOLLOWING THIS WE HEAD ACROSS HARVARD YARD TO FELIPE'S FOR REFRESHMENTS IN HARVARD SQUARE AT 4 :45 short walk across Harvard Yard about 15 mins.  perambulation.  Felipe's has a patio if you want to sit upstairs with a nice view of Harvard Square so bring extra clothes if you want to sit up there.  
      
    This is NOT a tour, it's a socializer. If you want to go on a tour, please do so on your own. [PS: the tour will only feature three paintings of the guide's choice.] 

    Art PLUS M & M a win- win! 
      
      
    ..."13"? It's our thirteenth event here! Always a sensation.

    On this tour you're advised to stay with the group because there is so much more to see!!!

    CHECK IN AT 2:30, put your backpacks in the lockers, get your tickets (free for Cambridge residents with Drivers License proof, otherwise $15), meet & greet then at 2:45 we're OFF!       
           
    For the 12th time, at this popular & incredible gem of a Museum meetup location. We meet just inside the main entrance & head (this time) to the elevators area by the stairs to the 2nd floor strait to the Fancy Silverware exhibition. We continue on past the masterpieces portraying George Washington and Napoleon, to the painting called Feigned Flight, Ingres' Studies for the Martyrdom, Moreau's Jacob and the Angel, The incredible Call to Arms model sculpture by Rodin, Dante Rossetti, & Burne-Jones' works.  Then we get to the Bernini statuettes. 
      
     
    Below: Jacob and the Angel by Gustav Moreau

    http://i.ytimg.com/vi/ud4Hxv37wnA/0.jpg

    HOSTS WILL PASS THROUGH SOME GALLERIES BECAUSE THERE WILL BE SO MUCH MORE TO SEE. 

    At 3:45 PM regroup at the elevators and head back downstairs to the Surrealist Art (follow the host) --note the sculpture Detroit Queen. Loop through there and get to the Picassos and the last room back towards the entrance including the Bathers by Renoir  & Van Gogh's last painting --then meet us again back at the open area cafeteria.

    If you do lose us or get tired, look for others in the meetup at the cafeteria back on the first floor, where we gather again and leave AT 4:45 we head to Felipe's.

    HEADS UP the cafeteria closes at 4 PM! But if you sneak in your own beverage from your locker nobody will be checking ...
     
    ADMISSION free for Cambridge residents with a drivers license with a Cambridge address. Otherwise it's $15. Backpacks not allowed. You can store them in lockers across from the admissions area, alternately there is another locker area down one floor from there. That's usually got more available lockers.

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