Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology
Closing September 10 — Pusan, Korea, 1952-1954: The Photographs of Roger Marshutz showcases the former American GIís work, which documents U.S. reconstruction efforts and images of daily life for Koreans.
Continuing — Noble Pursuit: The Duchess of Mecklenburg Collection from Iron Age Slovenia. The exhibit tells the story of an unconventional woman while displaying many of the European artifacts she excavated prior to World War I.
Harvard Museum of Natural History
Continuing — Looking at Landscape: Environmental Puzzles from Three Photographers. Visitors can decipher themes in American landscapes through noting scale, color, patterns, and other visual cues in works by Alex S. MacLean, Anne Whiston Spirn, and Camilo José Vergara.
Opening September 9 — Rembrandt and the Aesthetics of Technique. More than 30 drawings, paintings, and prints from the Dutch master are on display, with a focus on pen strokes and other distinguishing features of style.
Continuing — German Art of the 1980s from the Heliod Spiekermann Collection. Major works by both well-known and under-appreciated artists.
Fogg Art Museum
Opening October 14 — ìA Public Patriotic Museumî—Artworks and Artifacts from the Artemus Ward House. This exhibit includes paintings, prints, furniture, textiles, ceramics, and domestic and agricultural tools associated with Ward, who commanded the colonial militia besieging Boston before the appointment of George Washington.
Closing October 22 — Under Cover: Artistsí Sketchbooks. More than 100 sketchbooks ranging from the eighteenth century through the 1990s, including works by John Singer Sargent and Jacques-Louis David.
Continuing — Sharon Lockhart: Pine Flat. A film about the experience of childhood in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains of California, and 19 color photographs of the children.
Continuing — The New Chinese Landscape: Recent Acquisitions features a set of paintings depicting contemporary China that centers on artists who revitalize ancient motifs with modern techniques and styling.