Exhibit :: Drawing Toward Home :: November 18, 2009 – January 17, 2010


Drawing Toward Home:
Designs for Domestic Architecture from Historic New England
at The Boston University Art Gallery

Exhibition: November 18, 2009 – January 17, 2010
Opening Reception: November 17, 6-8pm
(RSVP by November 9 to Development@HistoricNewEngland.org or 617-227-3956.)

The exhibition features 100 drawings of houses selected from the rich collections of Historic New England. The drawings range in date from the late eighteenth through the twentieth centuries, depicting an array of domestic building types, from estates and modest single-family houses to summer cottages and typical Boston multi-family dwellings. The drawings document the development of the architectural profession in America.

Supplementary Programming
* Wednesday, December 2 at 4pm
Boston University Art History and Architecture professor Keith Morgan will lead a gallery talk. (Location: BUAG at the Stone Gallery)

* Tuesday, December 15 at 4pm
Historic New England Library and Archives curator Lorna Condon will lead a gallery talk. (Location: BUAG at the Stone Gallery)

* Saturday, January 16, 2010, 9am-1pm
“Drawing Toward Home: A Symposium on Designs for Domestic Architecture from Historic New England”
(Location: Conference Auditorium, 2nd floor of the 
George Sherman Union, 775 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston)

Please contact Christina An, BU Art Gallery graduate assistant, education/community outreach initiatives, with any questions.

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