Annual Spring Symposium
Baltimore's Great Architects:
The Architecture of Maryland's Agriculture
Homewood Museum at The Johns Hopkins University, in cooperation with Hampton National Historic Site, presents the seventh edition of its annual symposium on Baltimore's Great Architects. This year's symposium, titled The Architecture of Maryland's Agriculture, will be held on Saturday, April 14, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Five distinguished speakers will address the architecture of agricultural structures that helped support the farming operations at early Baltimore's country estates.
The symposium begins at the Merrick Barn theater on the Johns Hopkins University's Homewood campus with registration and five presentations. It concludes at Hampton National Historic Site with guided tours of the estate's mansion and outbuildings. AIA and ASID members will receive five AIA/CES (3 HSW) credits for the full program with registration. Registration is free for Landmark Society members, $25 for all other museum members and students, and $30 for non-members. Pre-paid registration is required; walk-in registration is subject to availability. For information and registration, the public may call 410-516-5589, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or download the symposium brochure at www.museums.jhu.edu.
Homewood Museum's 2007 Baltimore's Great Architects symposium is made possible by a generous gift from Vernon and Lucy Wright.
About Homewood Museum
A National Historic Landmark built in 1801 by Charles Carroll Jr. and one of the nation's best surviving examples of Federal period architecture, Homewood Museum is renowned for its elegant proportions, extravagant details, and superb collection of American decorative arts. The museum is open for guided tours on the half-hour 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and 12 to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday (last tour at 3:30). It is located on the Homewood campus of The Johns Hopkins University at 3400 N. Charles Street, Baltimore, Md., 21218. For general information the public may call 410-516-5589, e-mail email@example.com or visit www.museums.jhu.edu.
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