Curator-led Galley Tour of Stylish Books Wednesday, January 16 2:30pm Join us for a gallery tour led by the Curator of Art & Artifacts, Linda August. Printed designs spread new ideas. Artisans, as well as[...]
From Tragedy to Triumph: Teaching about Black Girlhood in the Late 19th Century A Case Study of the Sanders-Venning Family Wednesday, January 16 4:45pm: Arrival and Registration 5:00pm – 6:30pm: Workshop and Collection Review 7:00pm – 8:00pm:[...]
Preserving the Past: Early American Object Collecting Collection Review Tuesday, January 22 2:30pm Philadelphia was the center for early American object collections, with Pierre du Simitiere’s American Museum, the Library Company, and Peale’s Museum. In[...]
Designing Afrofuturism: Imagining Black Futures through Art, History, and Literature January 24 / January 31 / February 28 / March 21 6:00pm – 8:00pm “Designing Afrofuturism” will examine the surviving art, architecture, and technology from indigenous[...]
Benjamin Franklin & Immigration March 6, 2019 6:00pm – 9:00pm Few people of Benjamin Franklin’s generation understood better the importance of immigration to the British colonies of North America. Franklin’s ideas about immigrants and immigration[...]
Making a Republic Imperial Thursday, March 28, 2019 The Library Company of Philadelphia 1314 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA Friday, March 29, 2019 McNeil Center for Early American Studies 3355 Woodland Walk, Philadelphia, PA How and[...]
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