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Thursday April 28th 2022

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Boston: Past, Present, Future

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

In-Person

Defining and Redefining The City’s Edge:  Boston 1650 / 2050

Presented by cultureNOW at Brown Jordan

By 2050 it is predicted that the sea level around Boston will rise about 16”.  Planners and architects are busily proposing a multitude of solutions to protect the vanishing edge.  Billions of dollars will be spent to make Boston Harbor more resilient and to shore up dams and seawalls.  Boston has a long history of aggressive landmaking expanding itself outwards by a sixth.  

All Bostonians of a certain age will tell you about the Where's  Boston Exhibition in 1975. It took a snapshot of the City at that moment in time.  That was half a century ago. What does it look like today?  And what will it look like in the future? Read more... 

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Never Think of Leather the Same Way Again

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

In-Person

Leather Open Studio & Lecture

Presented by Studio Verticale & Baxter Boston

It’s time to elevate your leather game as a design expert in Boston. Stop by this special event to discover leather through the lens of a leading and trend-setting brand, referred to by Elle Décor as “one of twelve brands that is the beating heart of Italian design” (2021).  Experience an extraordinary range of leathers: waxed, matte, glossy, screen-printed, nabuck, bohemian, outdoor. We promise, you’ll never think of leather the same way again. Plus, enjoy a special guest lecture at 3:30, CEU available for interested professionals! Read more... 

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Discussion and book signing with Mick De Giulio

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7 TIDE EVENT ON SATURDAY APRIL 30

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

In-Person

An Evening with Kitchen Expert Mick De Giulio at Seven Tide

Presented by Kohler Signature Store and Clarke

With a career spanning over 45 years, Mick De Giulio has created award-winning kitchens for distinctive residences throughout the US and abroad. He is also widely recognized for his product design for leading manufacturers Kallista, SieMatic and Tech Lighting.  Join him for an intimate conversation on design as he shares valuable insight and interesting anecdotes from some of his favorite projects over the years.  A book signing will follow the discussion. Read more... 

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Darius Arya: Archaeologist, professor, documentary host

SORRY, UNFORTUNATELY THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED

6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

In-Person

An Evening with Archaeologist Darius Arya

Presented by Northshore Home and  The Institute of Classical Architecture and Art New England Chapter  

$50 ICAA Members,  $60 Non-Members.

How do ancient cities, such as Rome and Venice thrive in the 21st century while coping with issues such as growth, climate change, tourism, traffic, and more?  Join archaeologist, professor, and host of PBS’s Ancient Invisible Cities, Darius Arya for an insightful presentation . Darius Arya has appeared as guest lecturer, expert, and host in numerous documentaries for Discovery, History and National Geographic channels, and has been cited in articles in CNN, Time, The Guardian and BBC.