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Winter Gilded Age Lecture Series

January 26 – March 2, 2023 6:00pm

Learn about the historical set locations of Julian Fellowes’ “The Gilded Age” on HBO; African American designers and dressmakers who created the garments worn by privileged Newporters; cocktails that were all the rage in the Gilded Age; and the music that brought elegance and beauty to the soundtrack of the period.

Lecture  at  Marble House

African American Designers and Dressmakers

February 9, 2023 6:00pm

Who were the designers and dressmakers who skillfully created garments for privileged Newporters in the past?

Lecture  at  Marble House

Cocktail Culture in the Gilded Age

February 23, 2023 6:00pm

The Gilded Age was also the “Golden Age of Cocktails,” when discriminating palates discovered the delights of new concoctions that became the classic cocktails of today: the Martini, Manhattan, Old-Fashioned and more. Get the story from the author of “Gilded Age Cocktails.”

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