Rainey Tisdale, one of our own professors here at Tufts, has been agitating for a museum to step up to collect the objects relating to the Boston Marathon bombing before they disappear.
Listen to her in this interview on WBUR, which aired this morning: http://www.wbur.org/2013/04/23/saving-marathon-memorial-items.
A terrific-sounding series, relayed to us by Museum Studies certificate alum Gretchen Pineo, who’s doing an MA in Historic Preservation at BU right now.
The American and New England Studies Program Announce Their 2012 Conversation Series:
Please Join Us For the First Meeting
Dale Broholm, Senior Critic of Furniture Design & Daniel Cavicchi, Associate Professor of History, Philosophy, and Social Sciences, Rhode Island School of Design will present:
“Witness Tree Project: Teaching History and Material Culture Through Object Creation”
When: October 22, 2012
Time: 6:00 PM
Where: CAS 200 / 725 Commonwealth Avenue
The Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site is currently exhibiting artwork from the Rhode Island School of Design’s Witness Tree Project through September 30th. The exhibit, entitled “Echoes of the Olmsted Elm,” presents student works created from the wood of the Olmsted Elm, a tree that for nearly 200 years graced the landscape of Fairsted, Olmstead’s home and office. Please visit www.nps.gov/frla/planyourvisit/elmexhibit.htm for more information.
Learn more about future events in the series at their website.