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October 2020

Exhibit: “Promoting America: Maps of the Colonies and the New Republic,” Colonial Williamsburg

October 17, 2020 - March 27, 2022
Colonial Williamsburg, 101 Visitor Center Drive
Williamsburg, VA 23185 United States
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This exhibition at Colonial Williamsburg's DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum features works that range from a 17th-century map depicting the “new World” as a literal Garden of Eden to maps celebrating the newly established United States of America. From England’s first attempts to colonize America, artists and mapmakers created impressions of the New World that fueled European imagination. Learn more!

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June 2021

“Investigating American Collections on Paper”: 35th Biennial Congress of the International Association of Paper Historians

June 7 - June 11

The International Association of Paper Historians (IPH) will be presenting its 35th Biennial Congress, "Investigating American Collections on Paper," virtually on June 7-11, 2021. This event is co-hosted by the Library of Congress, the National Gallery of Art, and the National Archives and Records Administration. The Washington DC organizers have transformed the original in-person Congress into an online colloquium that will enable greater participation by paper historians, scholars, and students from around the world. The program will cover a wide…

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September 2021

2021 Annual Meeting: Mystic Seaport, CT

September 30 - October 2
Mystic Seaport Museum, 75 Greenmanville Avenue
Mystic, CT 06355 United States
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The AHPCS annual meeting is the highlight of our print-collecting year. Due to ongoing concerns about the coronavirus pandemic, the AHPCS annual meeting in the spring of 2021 will not take place in person. Instead, a special meeting is scheduled for fall 2021, when the Mystic Seaport Museum in Mystic, Connecticut, will host an in-person meeting on Thursday, September 30th, through Saturday, October 2nd. Additional information will be provided as it becomes available.    

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