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Boston Public Library Art and Architecture Tour

December 30, 2018 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Sunday, repeating until January 1, 2019

Free

Boston Public Library offers free public tours highlighting the celebrated art and architecture of the Boston Public Library’s McKim Building (1895), a designated National Historic Landmark. The hour-long tours explore the work of architect Charles Follen McKim and murals by John Singer Sargent, Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, and Edwin Austin Abbey. Led by volunteer tour guides, the art and architecture tours begin at the Dartmouth Street entrance of the Central Library in Copley Square. No appointment is necessary for parties smaller than eight people. For more information and a full schedule of public tours, please visit http://www.bpl.org/central/tours.htm.

Details

Date:
December 30, 2018
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
Website:
https://bpl.bibliocommons.com/events/5b1a943b1e793555214a48cb

Organizer

Boston Public Library
Phone:
6175365400
Email:
ask@bpl.org
Website:
www.bpl.org

Venue

Boston Public Library, Central Library in Copley Square
700 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116 United States
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Phone:
617.536.5400
Website:
www.bpl.org

Did You Know?

Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.