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By Friends of Mount Auburn
May 11, 2014 The word went out among birders that the migratory songbirds were due for a station stop at Mount Auburn Cemetery this morning, Mother’s Day, 2014. In a… Read More
May 14, 2014
Tagged: Uncategorized  Artist in Residence 
By Friends of Mount Auburn
April 17, 2014 Filming last night was cold, but a good experience. I chatted with the ever-cheerful security guard, Al, as I was filming a moonrise timelapse near the Sphinx. Read More
April 17, 2014
Tagged: Uncategorized  Artist in Residence 
By Mount Auburn Cemetery
Mount Auburn is delighted to announce the long-awaited completion of the conservation of the Binney monument. The 19th-century marble memorial, carved by Thomas Crawford in 1847, is the only monument at Mount Auburn that has been designated an “American Treasure” by the National Trust for Historic Preservation and the White House Millennium Committee. “It is without question, one of the finest and most important funerary monuments in the United States,” states Lauretta Dimmick, former Assistant Curator of American Decorative Arts and Sculpture at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. “Because it is Crawford’s only realized funerary monument, and because none of the other first-generation American sculptors even attempted such commissions, this sculpture is of extraordinary value historically.”  Read More
October 27, 2014
Tagged: Art  preservation 

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