Upcoming Events

Note: When the Decorative Arts Society receives notice of programs, exhibitions or events that occur between issues of the DAS Newsletter, we list them here as a service to those with an interest in the decorative arts. Upcoming events are listed by closing date.


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A Weekend in Northern Virginia

George Washington’s Mount Vernon, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Pope-Leighey House and George Mason’s Gunston Hall

A Weekend in Northern Virginia: George Washington’s Mount Vernon, Frank Lloyd Wright’s Pope-Leighey House and George Mason’s Gunston Hall
October 13–14, 2018

Saturday, October 13

George Washington’s Mount Vernon
Curator-led tours of collections highlights, the exhibition “Lives Bound Together: Slavery at George Washington’s Mount Vernon” and the historic mansion. The day will end with a private dinner on the Mount Vernon Grounds.

Sunday, October 14th

Tour of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Pope Leighey House
Tour of Gunston Hall

Cost — Registration fee: $240


Material Culture and the Holocaust

U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
October 4, 2018

Material Culture and the Holocaust
U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
Washington, DC
www.ushmm.org
October 4, 2018

This event features keynote speaker Dr. Caroline Sturdy Colls, holocaust archeologist, and includes three panels concerning the varied methods, new research and developing technologies to interpret traumatically scarred objects.

For more information, contact Jennifer Cashin: jcashin@ushmm.org or phone at 603-325-2686.