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Upcoming Summer Cultural Tours: Salisbury Mansion and Worcester Historical Museum

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Thursday, July 9, 2015

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Evelyn Riley

Join us for a free tour of Salisbury Mansion and the Worcester Historical Museum this summer

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Gordon Library Summer Cultural Series Tour: Worcester Art Museum

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Thursday, June 20, 2013

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Evelyn Riley

A Tour of the Worcester Art Museum Wednesday, July 24, 2013 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m. Worcester Art Museum, 55 Salisbury St., Worcester For most of history, artists have thought of themselves as carrying out an assignment given to them by their societies; what can the art historian do to figure out what it is? What, as we look at the resulting artwork, is the special kind of gift the artist has that made such "assignments" successful? When does the artist get to tweak her/his "job" for her/his own satisfaction? Come join Professor David Samson on this thought-provoking tour of the Worcester Art Museum.

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Gordon Library Summer Cultural Series Tour: American Antiquarian Society

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Wednesday, June 19, 2013

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Evelyn Riley

Visit the American Antiquarian Society, a national landmark just across the street from WPI. Thomas Knoles, Marcus A. McCorison Librarian at AAS will lead us on a tour of their vast collections which include books, pamphlets, newspapers, periodicals, broadsides, manuscripts, music, graphic arts, and local histories ranging from the colonial era through the Civil War and Reconstruction.

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Library Summer Series: Upcoming Tours!

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Friday, June 29, 2012

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Evelyn Riley

If you haven't had a chance to enjoy one of our summer series tours yet, there are several more exciting opportunites coming up.

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Library Workshops: June 18, 2012 – June 22, 2012

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Thursday, June 14, 2012

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Evelyn Riley

Research on the Go: Using Mobile Devices to Access Library Resources – Brown Bag Lunch and Discussion Wednesday, June 20, 2012  Time: 12 noon-1:00 p.m. Location: Library Lab A Instructor: Stacy Schwartz Have an iPad, iPhone, Android, or another smartphone or tablet? Attend this discussion to share apps for mobile research and reading and best […]

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Upcoming Event: Tour of the Higgins Armory Museum!

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Wednesday, May 2, 2012

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Evelyn Riley

WPI students, faculty, staff alumni and their partners/children are welcome to register for an after-hours tour with Dr. Jeffrey Forgeng, Curator, Higgins Armory Museum and Adjunct Associate Professor at WPI. More details on the Higgins Armory Museum ... Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to learn about this unique collection of arms and armor from medieval and Renaissance Europe, Ancient Greece and Rome, Africa, the Middle East, India, and Japan.

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Library Summer Sessions – Sign Up Today!

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Friday, June 10, 2011

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Evelyn Riley

Check out one some of Gordon Library’s fun and informative summer sessions! Additional sessions will be posted throughout the summer. If you have any suggestions on programs that you would like to see us offer, please send your ideas long.

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Reunion Weekend Events at the Library

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Wednesday, June 2, 2010

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Welcome back WPI alumni  for reunion weekend! Please stop by the George C. Gordon Library to see the renovation progress and view the gallery exhibits. Fri. June 4: Open 8am-5pm 2-2:45pm: Tour with Assistant VP, Library Services, Tracey Leger-Hornby. 2-4pm Gladwin Gallery Ground Floor. Reception for Woodbury Exhibit. Refreshments will be served.  Sat. June 5: […]

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