And continues Wednesdays, April 22, 29 & May 6 & 13 at 5:30pm.
The series involves a cast of civic personalities and experts–architects, archivists, planners, professors, foundation heads, museum scholars and our own staff—in a multi-dimensional exploration of little known and familiar treasures that make New Haven the best cultural tourism value in the northeast.
April 15: My Favorite New Haven Treasure: Tag team picture show presentation with: Will Ginsberg (Community Foundation of Greater New Haven), Michael Morand (Yale Office of New Haven and State Affairs), Matthew Nemerson (Connecticut Technology Council), Peter Newman (Newman Architectus, LLC), Allan Plattus (Yale School of Architecture), & Judy Schiff (Yale University Archives). James O’Gorham will be on hand to sign his new book on New Haven architect Henry Austin. PLUS Architectural Book Fair, with about 200 rare, deluxe, and out-of-print books on architecture.
Apr. 22: Project Pipeline: Visualizing New Haven’s Archival Treasures by Jessie MacLeod, New Haven Museum
Apr. 29: New Haven Art, A History by William Hosley, New Haven Museum
May 6: Destination City: New Haven as Urban Heritage Park, with Bill Hosley, New Haven Museum
May 13: Made in New Haven, Conversations About Industry & Invention with Bill Brown (Eli Whitney Museum), Carolyn Cooper (Research Affiliate, Yale Economics Department), Dean Nelson (Museum of Connecticut History)
Details: 562-4183 x11 or www.newhavenmuseum.org. $5 contribution requested per program