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    The Brother Gardeners

    Presented by Arnold Arboretum and Massachusetts Historical Society at Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University, Boston

    October 6, 2015

    Bringing to life the science and adventure of eighteenth-century plant collecting, The Brother Gardeners is the story of how six men created the modern garden and changed the horticultural world in the process. It is a story of a garden revolution that began in America. In 1733, colonial farmer John Bartram shipped two boxes of precious American plants and seeds to Peter Collinson in London. Around these men ...more

    In Conversation with Bunny Harvey

    Presented by The Arts at Wellesley at Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley

    October 14, 2015

    Join curator Meredith Fluke in conversation with Bunny Harvey, artist and Professor of Art at Wellesley College, as they explore her retrospective exhibition, which spans four decades of...more

    Distinguished Thinkers at the Newhouse: Salman Rushdie

    Presented by Wellesley College at Newhouse Center for the Humanities, Green Hall 237, Wellesley College, Wellesley

    November 12, 2015

    Sir Salman Rushdie is one of the most celebrated authors of our time. A brilliant provocateur, he has penned a handful of classic novels, influenced a generation of writers, and received a Queen's...more

    The Bakwin Lecture: "Why Fakes Matter: Authenticity in Ancient Art"

    Presented by Wellesley College at Collins Cinema, Wellesley College, Wellesley

    November 19, 2015

    As long as ancient artifacts have been valued, forgers have created fakes to satisfy the desires of collectors. Although forgeries contaminate the archaeological record and are dangerous...more

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