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IAP 2010 Activities by Category

Boston and Cambridge

Art and Architecture Tour of the Boston Public Library
Cynthia Stewart
Wed Jan 13, 03:30-05:00pm, Copley Sq.,Boston

Enrollment limited: advance sign up required (see contact below)
Signup by: 08-Jan-2010
Limited to 20 participants.
Single session event

Come tour the Boston Public Library (BPL) in Copley Square, one of America's architectural treasures. Designed by McKim, Mead and White and completed in 1895, the magnificent Renaissance Revival building marries art with architecture. In addition to mosaics, wall paintings, and murals, you'll see features made of nearly 20 varieties of marble. View the murals by Pierre Puvis de Chauvannes, John Singer Sargent, and John Elliott. Also see the work of Augustus St. Gardens, Federick MacMonnies, and Daniel Chester French, among others. Meet inside the Dartmouth St. entrance of the Boston Public Library at Copley Square.
Contact: Cynthia Stewart, 7-337, x3-4408, stewart@mit.edu
Sponsor: Architecture

MIT's Public Art: Introduction & Walking Tour
Rhett Nichols, alumni bsad '04, Patricia Fuller, public art curator
Thu Jan 28, 06:15-08:00pm, AVT-7-431

No enrollment limit, no advance sign up
Single session event

Come learn about MIT's great public art collection: the world famous
sculptures you see and walk past, under, or over, every day. Learn
about the artists who made them, their history, stories, and related
hacks. Also find out about art in new buildings commissioned by the
percent for art program.

This year the class will be in two parts, an introduction class
followed by a walking tour with public art curator Patricia Fuller.
Participants welcome at either or both parts. Will take about 2 and a
half hours overall. More details will be posted soon about the
starting time for each part.

RSVP requested but not required to krnichols@gmail.com
Contact: Rhett Nichols, alumni bsad '04, krnichols@gmail.com
Sponsor: Architecture

Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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Last update: 19 August 2010