A Weekend in Providence
Friday, June 21–Sunday, June 23, 2019
Providence Art Club
A lunch and tour in the ca. 1790 Club House of the second-oldest art club in the country and its 1885 Fleur-de-Lys Studio nearby, led by Robert Emlen, University Curator and Senior Lecturer in American Studies, Brown University.
Gorham Company Archive, John Hay Library, Brown University
View highlights from the Gorham Company Archive, featuring thousands of drawings and photographs of Gorham products.
Rhode Island School of Design Museum
Elizabeth Williams, David & Peggy Rockefeller Curator of Decorative Arts and Design, will guide us through the comprehensive exhibition Gorham Silver: Designing Brilliance, 1850–1970.
The group will enjoy a private tour, with behind-the-scenes access, of an 1870s Gothic Revival house on the National Register of Historic Places, featuring an Egyptian-themed room among its treasures.
Warren Chair Works and O&G
Designer Jonathan Glatt will guide us on a tour of Warren Chairworks, a Windsor chair manufacturer carrying on the region’s handcrafted tradition, as well as his furniture studio, O&G, which provides a contemporary interpretation of the style.
Gov. Henry Lippitt House Museum for Tour
Carrie Taylor, director, will guide us through this National Historic Landmark, a 30-room Italianate mansion with Renaissance Revival interiors that is one of the best-preserved examples of a Victorian-era home in the USA.
A Day Trip to New Haven
New Haven, CT
Saturday, April 27, 2019
“A Nation Reflected: Stories in American Glass”
Yale University Art Gallery
Private curatorial tour of the exhibition led by John Stuart Gordon, Benjamin Attmore Hewitt Associate Curator of American Decorative Arts, YUAG.
“William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum”
Yale Center for British Arts
Private curatorial tour led by exhibition curator Nathan Flis, Head of Exhibitions and Assistant Curator of Seventeenth-Century Paintings, YCBA.