Dear Harp of My Country: The Harp Traditions of Ireland and Scotland
June 7th - July 30th, 2010
This exhibit features two John Egan 'Portable Irish Harps' (early 1800s), Mary O'Hara's harp by Briggs (1953), and harp-related items from Burns Library collections.
In conjunction with the exhibition, harp historian Nancy Hurrell will present a 30-minute gallery talk at the Burns Library, "John Egan and the Irish Harp Revival," on Wednesday June 30th at 4:30 p.m. and again at 6:00 p.m. During her talk, Ms. Hurrell will perform musical examples on an Egan harp. Free admission.
For information call: 617-552-3956 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Exhibition curated by Elizabeth Sweeney, Irish music librarian, with assistance from harp consultant Nancy Hurrell.
Photo: O'Hara's harp now at Burns Library as part of the Mary O'Hara papers.