October 4, 2010

Billy Baldwin symposium set for Saturday at Evergreen

One of America’s legendary decorators—Billy Baldwin of Baltimore—will be the focus of a daylong symposium to be held from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 9, at Evergreen Museum & Library. The symposium is presented in conjunction with the student-curated exhibition “Baltimore’s Billy Baldwin,” which is on view through Oct. 24.

Thoroughly Modern Billy: The Career and Legacy of Baltimore’s Billy Baldwin includes talks by James Abbott, director and curator of Evergreen Museum & Library; Steven Sutor, senior design associate at Chambers; Edward Zajac, interior designer and former assistant at Baldwin & Martin Inc.; and Adam Lewis, author of Billy Baldwin: The Great American Director.

Advance registration is required by calling 410-516-0341. For ticket information, go to museums.jhu.edu, call 410-516-0341 or e-mail evergreenmuseum@jhu.edu.