Related Programs and Events

Boston in the Gilded Age Tour and Lecture

Wednesday, November 28, 2012 from 5:30–7:30 pm

This event features a tour by exhibition curator Stephanie Cyr and a lecture by Alex Krieger, Professor in Practice of Urban Design at the Harvard Graduate School of Design.

5:30 pm – Tour: Boston in the Gilded Age: Mapping Public Spaces, Map Center Gallery
6:00 pm – Lecture: Constructing an Egalitarian Landscape, Commonwealth Salon
7:00 pm – Reception and Exhibition Viewing, Map Center Gallery

Presented by the Norman B. Leventhal Map Center at the Boston Public Library and the Boston Map Society.


Open House

Saturday, December 1, 2012 from 1:00–3:00 pm

Join us for an afternoon of hands-on activities for children including map-themed puzzles, word games, origami, and bookmark –making, and guided tours of Boston in the Gilded Age: Mapping Public Places, a new exhibition of 30 maps, prints and photographs that highlights the emergence of Boston’s park system and of Back Bay as the City’s cultural hub.