August 2, 2003, through January 4, 2004
I recently read about this collection in the book, Patience and Fortitude. It sounded quote fascinating and I am interested in seeing it in person.
The Huntington is free on the first Thursday of the month (Thursday, August 7).
From the Huntington Web Site...
The ways in which art has been taught and valued in America from the 1800s through the 1940s will be explored in this exhibition of artifacts and ephemera from The Huntington's Diana Korzenik Art Education Collection.
Included in the collection are vintage paint boxes, coloring books, stencil kits, drawing manuals, and sketchbooks, as well as works on art theory read by teachers and educational policy makers. Korzenik is a Boston art
educator who spent nearly 30 years acquiring these materials at flea markets and antique stores. She donated her outstanding collection to The Huntington in 1997. The collection not only demonstrates methods of art
instruction in the 19th and early 20th centuries, but exemplifies the value society placed on art education.