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    Pondering Walden Discussion Series

    Presented by at deCordova Sculpture Park & Museum

    November 20 - December 11, 2014


    Pondering Walden Discussion Series

    Consider Walden, revisited in connection with its natural and literary inspirations (Walden Pond and Henry David Thoreau's book Walden) during this in-depth discussion series with Walden experts.

    November 20: Join Leslie Perrin Wilson, Curator of Special Collections at Concord Free Public Library, in an informal discussion of the "Reading" chapter in Walden. Revisit this passage of Thoreau's classic to discover what has made this work so provocative for over 150 years.

    December 11: Join Walden, revisited artist Gina Siepel and Re-Surveying Walden performative project collaborator in an informal discussion of a chapter in Walden. Explore what has made Thoreau's text such an inspiration to Siepel's artistic practice.

    deCordova Sculpture Park & Museum

    51 Sandy Pond Road
    Lincoln, MA 01773

    Full map and directions

    Admission Info:

    Free Admission

    General Day and Time Info:

    Light refreshments provided.

    Phone: 781-259-8355


    DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum is located 20 miles from Boston, 15 miles from Cambridge, and is easily accessible from several major highways. Parking is free of charge.

    Public Transportation
    The Fitchburg/South Acton Line of the MBTA Commuter Rail stops in Lincoln, less than two miles from deCordova. From the Lincoln station, walk north on Lincoln Road 1.5 miles and turn left at Sandy Pond Road. DeCordova is located a half mile down the road on the right.

    For taxi service to deCordova from Lincoln station contact Sunshine Taxi in Concord at 978.369.1752.

    If you are visiting deCordova from the metropolitan Boston area, sign up with Zipcar to borrow wheels for the day. Zipcar users receive a $2 discount on the regular Adult admission of $14.


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