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Day Trip: Local Parks and Landscapes in Brookline and Cambridge

George Kendall Warren, Mount Auburn Cemetery (scene with posed figure), 1861–66, Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum.

George Kendall Warren, Mount Auburn Cemetery (scene with posed figure), 1861–66, Harvard Art Museums/Fogg Museum.

Friday, May 16, 2014
9:30am – 5:30pm
Day Trip: Local Parks and Landscapes in Brookline and Cambridge
Trip, Member Event

Melissa Renn, Senior Curatorial Research Associate, Division of European and American Art, Harvard Art Museums

This excursion explores art and nature in the suburbs of Boston. We’ll visit Larz Anderson Park and Auto Museum in Brookline, which holds America’s oldest car collection; the Frederick Law Olmsted National Historic Site, home to one of the nation’s preeminent landscape designers; and Cambridge’s Mount Auburn Cemetery, America’s first garden cemetery and the final resting place of such notable figures as Winslow Homer, Mary Baker Eddy, and Isabella Stewart Gardner.

$135 (members $110). Bus will depart from and return to the Arthur M. Sackler Museum, 485 Broadway, Cambridge. Fee includes bus transportation, exclusive tours, admission, lunch, and all gratuities. Space is limited, and advance registration is required. To learn more about membership and to register for the trip, email am_membership [at] harvard [dot] edu or call 617-495-4544. Members will receive an invitation by mail.