Upcoming Events at the JHU Museums
  • Mar 21
    The House Beautiful: Cast Iron Restoration of the U.S. Capitol Dome
    March 21, 2018  |  6:30 PM8:30 PM

    The House Beautiful Lecture Series 2018

    Location: Evergreen Museum & Library (Bakst Theatre) Price: $25 public; $20 members, full-time students and JHU faculty, staff and alumni (with ID). Purchase Tickets

    Ticket includes a reception with wine and light hors d'oeuvres. Limited space; advance registration is strongly recommended.

    Evergreen Museum & Library's annual spring lecture series, The House Beautiful, presents a trio of illustrated talks by notable experts and authors in the fields of architecture, artistic design, and decorative arts. This is the first talk in the series. For series subscription information click here.
    The 2018 series begins with a talk by Robert A. Baird, a co-founder of Historical Arts & Casting, the firm that recently completed the restoration of the U.S. Capitol's dome and will soon undertake restoration of Evergreen's capitals. Baird will discuss the process of restoring the Capitol dome's 9 million pounds of cast iron after 159 years of service. 


    *Each lecture fulfills 1 Learning Unit of AIA Continuing Education Credit