The Museum is closed on Tuesday, March 20 for a private event.




Walls Speak: The Narrative Art of Hildreth Meière

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

By Catherine Coleman Brawer Hildreth Meière (1892-1961) was a prominent American muralist and mosaicist, whose style was synonymous with Art Deco. Her career was launched in 1923 when architect Bertram G. Goodhue (1869-1924) commissioned her to decorate the dome of the Great Hall of the...

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The Art of Drawing Architecture: An Interview with David Macaulay

Tuesday, July 31, 2007

This exploded view of the St. Paul’s cathedral dome for Building Big (2000) demonstrates how Macaulay’s illustration lifts the exterior off of a building to reveal its construction. Since 1973, David Macaulay has delighted readers with his accessible and often humorous illustrated stories of architecture...

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