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.
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.