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Visit of the exhibition: Crossroads: drawing the Dutch landscape

Join curator Susan Anderson for an in-depth tour of Crossroads: Drawing the Dutch landscapeon view from May 21 to August 14, 2022.

Between the end of the 16th and the beginning of the 18th century, artists working in the Dutch Republic produced an extraordinary number of landscape drawings, many of which depict recognizable or evocative sites in the country’s towns, villages and countryside. This profusion of local imagery coincided with the fledgling country’s quest for global dominance, as well as war and the dramatic ecological changes taking place at home. With 90 works selected almost entirely from the collections of the Harvard Art Museums and the Maida and George Abrams Collection, including seminal works by Rembrandt, Ruisdael and Bruegel, Crossroads shows how Dutch artists navigated between artistic traditions and environmental realities through their drawings.

Directed by:
Susan AndersonCuratorial Researcher for Dutch and Flemish Drawings, European and American Art Division

Visits are limited to 18 people and it is necessary to reserve your place. At 10am on the day of the event, reservations will open and can be arranged online using this form. The tour reservation will also serve as a general reservation for the museum. If required, visitors will pay museum entrance fees upon arrival.

Meet in Calderwood Court, in front of the digital screens between the shop and the admissions office.

To see the museum visit page for our general museum visiting policies.

Harvard Art Museums is committed to ensuring accessibility for all visitors. For anyone requiring accessibility accommodations for our programs, please contact us at [email protected] at least 48 hours in advance.

Harvard Art Museums

32 Quincy Street

Cambridge, MA


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