First Wednesdays

A Humanities Lecture Series, October through May

Building for a Gilded Age

Middlebury College art and architecture professor emeritus Glenn Andres explores how the US asserted itself architecturally on the world stage around the turn of the twentieth century, a time of bold experiments, proud philanthropy, and a desire to rival the Old World in splendor.

This video was recorded at the Brownell Library in Essex Jct., VT on April 12, 2017.