When:
Monday, Mar 20, 2017 6:00p -
7:00p

Where:
Massachusetts Historical Society
1154 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02215

Admission:
$10

Event website:
www.masshist.org/calendar

Whether Americans believed that taste was innate or acquired, it was widely believed that shared aesthetic sensibilities connected like-minded individuals and that shared affinities advanced the public good and held great promise for the American republic. Catherine E. Kelly demonstrates how American thinkers acknowledged the similarities between aesthetics and politics in order to wrestle with questions about power and authority. In the years following independence, ordinary women and men reassured themselves that taste revealed larger truths about an individual's character and potential for republican citizenship.

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