Chinese Art at Harvard

Past Course Offerings


HAA 88: China in Twelve Artworks

HAA 181v: Daoist Art

HAA 280p: Voices in Chinese Painting

HAA 281p: Visual Programs in Early Chinese Art

HAA 284: Visual Programs in Medieval Chinese Art

HAA 283s: Chinese Art: Han through Tang

HAA 280r: Topics in Chinese Art

HAA 281z: Art of Buddhist Caves

Chinese art collection at Harvard University

Harvard University has one of the most comprehensive Chinese art collection in the Western hemisphere, which provides rich resources for students and scholars of Chinese art. For more information about the Chinese art collection at Harvard University, please see 

Object-oriented study

Teaching of Chinese art at Harvard integrates close observation of real artworks into the curriculum.

HAA 88: China in Twelve Artworks

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