Landscape Lecture

Picturing Social Reform

Thursday, September 12, 7 pm
Throughout the Museum

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Landscape Lecture , Picturing Social Reform 9/12/2019 7:00 PM 9/12/2019 7:00 PM isgm-event-Landscape Lecture America/New_York Join us for a discussion of urban plans as cultural works and the role of cultural imaginaries in progressive urban reform. 25 Evans Way, Boston, MA 02115 aIwSTBiOnzHrlaECKmIR43731

Big Plans examines the role of visual images in support of progressive social reform in the late 1800s and early 1900s. The exhibition features large-format urban plan drawings and small-format documentary street photographs.

Join us for a discussion of urban plans as cultural works and the role of cultural imaginaries in progressive urban reform. Featuring presentations by and conversations with:

Anita Berrizbeitia, Harvard University
Toni Griffin, The Just City Lab
Nikil Saval, Reclaim Philadelphia
Sara Zewde, Dumbarton Oaks

Introduced and moderated by Charles Waldheim, Ruettgers Curator of Landscape

Admission

Tickets are required and include Museum admission.

Adults $15, seniors $12, students $10, free for members (children under 7 not admitted).

  • Online, by clicking the TICKETS button above*
  • By calling the box office at 617 278 5156, Wednesday-Monday, 10 am-4 pm*
  • In person: Visit the Museum and purchase at the door, Wednesday-Monday, 11 am-4:30 pm

*Handling charges apply to these orders

The lead sponsors of Big Plans: Picturing Social Reform are Gwill York and Paul Maeder. Additional support is generously provided by the Wallace Minot Leonard Foundation. The Museum receives operating support from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, which receives support from the State of Massachusetts and the National Endowment for the Arts.