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Lecture  at  Rosecliff

Decoding Gilded Age Designer Jules Allard

July 30, 2024 6:00pm

The annual Jacalyn and William P. Egan Lecture will present Preservation Society Fellow Benjamin Bowery discussing his contributions to our long-term study of cabinetmaker and designer Jules Allard, the man who made the Gilded Age glitter.

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Lecture  at  Rosecliff

“China and Newport” and “Animals in the Gilded Age”

August 6, 2024 6:00pm

The annual Eaddo and Peter Kiernan Lecture will present two of the Preservation Society's Research Fellows discussing results of their work for the past year: Dani Zhang on our collection of Chinese artwork and objects, many produced for the Gilded Age Western market; and Isla Stewart on fine and decorative objects that illustrate Americans’ changing relationship with animals during the Gilded Age.

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Lecture  at  Rosecliff

Peggy Guggenheim: Heiress and Collector  

August 8, 2024 6:00pm

For the annual John G. Winslow Lecture, Dr. Philip Rylands of The Society of the Four Arts will tell the incredible life story of Peggy Guggenheim and explore her remarkable collection of Cubist, Surrealist and Abstract art.

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