http://www.thegibsonhouse.org/events.html The Gibson House Museum
137 Beacon St.
Boston, Massachusetts 02116
Art, Social Good
Richard Pennington, author of Low Art Tiles: John Gardner Low and the Artists of Boston's Gilded Age, will give an illustrated presentation on Boston's Low Art Tile Company, a highly successful producer of artistic ceramic products in the last quarter of the nineteenth century. The firm's owner, John Gardner Low, was friends with some of the most famous artists of the age, including William Morris Hunt and Childe Hassam. Also discussed will be the exceptional Low art tiles at the Eustis Estate Museum in Milton, now a Historic New England property. Books will be available for purchase.
6:00 p.m. reception, 6:30 p.m. lecture
$12 members, $15 non-members
Pre-registration is required through [email protected] or 617-267-6338.
The Gibson House Museum is located at 137 Beacon Street, between Arlington and Berkeley streets, convenient to both the Arlington Street subway stop on the Green Line and the Charles Street and Park Street subway stops on the Red Line.