Art & Architecture During the American Industrial Revolution

{mosimage}Summer 2006 Content Institute

Summer Session: July 10-21, Monday – Friday, 10am-3:30pm
Follow up Sessions: September 30, November 4, & December 2, 2006
Massachusetts College of Art, Boston Campus, 621 Huntington Avenue, Boston

Free of Charge to Massachusetts Middle and High School Teachers
Presented by Massachusetts College of Art, Boston Public Schools,
Arlington Public Schools and Massachusetts Department of Education

Massachusetts boasts some of the country’s finest examples of 19th
century public art, architecture and landscape architecture. From
Trinity Church to Olmsted’s Emerald Necklace, Boston and its environs
provides the perfect classroom setting for this special summer content
institute: Art and Architecture during the American Industrial
Revolution. Employing a strong cross-disciplinary approach including
hands-on art-making activities, the institute will focus on the
significant artists, architects and works produced during this seminal
period of American political, industrial, cultural and artistic growth.

The Institute will offer participants intensive content in the art
history and explore the many connections between the art and artists
and the social, political and cultural ethos of the time.


  • Free-of-Charge for Mass teachers
  • Printmaking in MassArt’s State-of-the art- Print Making Studio
  • Lectures & slide presentations by MassArt faculty, visiting experts.
  • Public Art and Architecture tours.
  • Support for designing curriculum to enhance thinking and understanding.
  • Reference books and curriculum materials supplied.

Summer Session: July 10-21
Monday – Friday, 10am-3:30pm
Follow up Sessions: September 30, November 4, & December 2, 2006
Massachusetts College of Art
Boston Campus
621 Huntington Avenue
Easy access via the MBTA
Green Line, “E” Train or Bus Rte. #39
And the Commuter Rail


67.5 PDPs will be awarded to participants who complete all Institute requirements.
3 Graduate Credits are available (through Massachusetts College of Art) for a fee of $435.
This Content Institute is offered free-of-charge
to all Massachusetts school teachers. Teams of art and history/social
science educators are encouraged to register together.
Space is extremely limited
To register visit
Or call or email Liz Rudnick 617.879.7174


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