The Nichols House Museum, Boston University and the Boston Athenaeum are pleased to announce an international symposium focusing on innovative interpretations and education programs in historic house museums. Speakers from Great Britain and the United States will address various aspects of recent innovative programming at their respective institutions. It will take place on Friday, October 1, 2004, at the Boston Athenaeum. Participant fee for the full-day symposium is $100. There is a special rate of $35 rate for students currently enrolled at colleges and universities.
Historic Boston will be setting for this symposium that will investigate new approaches to the interpretation of historic homes in England and the United States. The guest speakers at the symposium are the following: Peter Brown, Director of the Fairfax House Museum, York, England; Margaret Richardson, Director, Sir John Soane’s Museum, London; Edward Diestelkamp, Building Design Advisor, Historic Building Department, The National Trust, Kathleen Johnson, Curator of Collections, Historic Hudson Valley and Stephen Long, Vice-President of Collections and Education, the Lower East Side Tenement Museum, New York City.
Contact: Flavia Cigliano
The Nichols House Museum
Beacon Hill, MA
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