Jamestown Historical Society

Rhode Island Furniture talk at Newport Historical Society

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Newport Historical Society Resource Center
82 Touro Street, Newport, RI

Oct 06 2016
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5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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We wanted to let you know about the Yale University Art Gallery”s new exhibit on early American Rhode Island Furniture. The curator Pat Kane is speaking Thursday October 6 at 5:30 pm at the Newport Historical Society Resource Center. If you wish to go you must RSVP directly to them.

You must RSVP at 401-841-8770 for this on your own.

If you wish to informally carpool notify Gabe Highstein via email at info@jamestownhistoricalsociety.org.
She will make a list and share it with those who have signed up and you can set up your own carpools.

Art & Industry in Early America
Rhode Island Furniture 1650-1830

Thursday October 6, 2016 at 5:30pm
Newport Historical Society Resource Center
82 Touro Street, Newport, RI
Please RSVP to 401-841-8770

The Yale University Art Gallery recently unveiled a new exhibit featuring early American Rhode Island furniture, including elaborately carved chairs, high chests, bureau tables and clocks. Drawing together more than 130 objects, with several objects from the NHS collection, it highlights major aesthetic innovations developed in the region.

Curator Pat Kane will highlight themes from this exhibit and share discoveries made during her extensive preparations during this lecture. For more information http://www.newporthistory.org/events/event/26082/.