Folly or Fantastic:  Garden Art and Architecture from the Sublime to the Absurd
Jun
3
1:15 PM13:15

Folly or Fantastic: Garden Art and Architecture from the Sublime to the Absurd

Lucinda Brockway, Program Director for Cultural Resources at the Trustees of Reservations, Massachusetts  

PLEASE NOTE: THIS LECTURE WILL TAKE PLACE AT
FIRST CHURCH OF OLD GREENWICH,
108 SOUND BEACH AVENUE,
OLD GREENWICH, CT 06870

Reservations - email Greenwichdecorativearts@gmail.com

Sedgwick Gardens at Long Hill, Horseshoe Garden and Pavilion , Photo: Lucinda Brockway

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New Approaches to the  Hudson River School
Feb
4
1:15 PM13:15

New Approaches to the Hudson River School

Elizabeth Mankin Kornhauser, Alice Pratt Brown Curator of  American Paintings and Sculpture, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Reservations - email Greenwichdecorativearts@gmail.com

PLEASE NOTE THAT WE ARE EXCITED TO BE RETURNING TO THE BRUCE MUSEUM FOR OUR FEBRUARY AND ALL FOLLOWING LECTURES.

Thomas Cole, View from Mount Holyoke, Northampton, Massachusetts, after a Thunderstorm – The Oxbow, 1836, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Drawn to Success. Thomas Chippendale as Draftsman and Cabinetmaker
Nov
5
1:15 PM13:15

Drawn to Success. Thomas Chippendale as Draftsman and Cabinetmaker

Femke Speelberg, Associate Curator, Department of Drawings and Prints, The Metropolitan Museum of Art 

Ribband Back Chairs, 1754, Thomas Chippendale
Photos: Courtesy of The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Reservations - email greenwichdecorativearts@gmail.com.

Metropolitan Museum of Art Exhibit: Chippendale's Director: The Designs and Legacy of a Furniture Maker, May 14, 2018 - January 27, 2019 includes Chippendale's drawings shown here

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Casanova’s Europe: Art, Pleasure, and Power in the 18th Century
Oct
1
10:30 AM10:30

Casanova’s Europe: Art, Pleasure, and Power in the 18th Century

Thomas Michie,  Russell B. and Andréa Beauchamp Stearns Senior Curator of Decorative Arts and Sculpture,  The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts

Canaletto (Giovanni Antonio Canal), Bacino di San Marco, Venice, c. 1738

This lecture has been combined with a luncheon to begin our 2018.19 season. It will take place at Riverside Yacht Club. Invitations will be mailed out separately.

Gilt Bronze Pair of Louis XV Wall Lights

Photo: Courtesy of The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts

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