Northern Virginia Tour
October 13-14, 2018
The Decorative Arts Society embarked on a Northern Virginia Tour from October 13-14, 2018. This special two-day long event brought participants to George Washington’s Mount Vernon, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Pope-Leighey House, and George Mason’s Gunston Hall.
Day Trip to Newark Museum
May 19, 2018
DAS contributors were invited on a private tour of Seeing America: Native Arts and American Painting, Sculpture and Decorative Arts, Ballantine House, and Arts of Asia at the Newark Museum. Seeing America is an exhibition of the Newark Museum's renowned American art collection. Starting in colonial times and ending in the 21st century, Seeing America examines the powerful impact that artists have had on shaping American culture and identity.
Exhibit Tour at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
March 17, 2018
Elizabeth Cleland, Associate Curator of European Decorative Arts and Sculpture, led the Decorative Arts Society on a tour of the exhibit Relative Values: The Cost of Art in the Northern Renaissance.
Lecture: “The Jeweled Flowers of John La Farge
Stained glass conservator Julie Sloan held a lecture titled, "The Jeweled Flowers of John La Farge” at the National Arts Club in New York City.