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Winter Gilded Age Lecture Series

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.

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Lectures & Programs

Past Lecture

HBO and “The Gilded Age”

January 26, 2023 6:00pm

Panelists from three locations where HBO’s “The Gilded Age” was filmed will discuss how the show has impacted period houses. In-person attendance sold out. Zoom still available.

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Past Lecture

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?

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Past Lecture

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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Past Program

Gilded Age Orchestra of Newport Musical Program

March 2, 2023 6:00pm

Step back in time to experience live music the Gilded Age way.

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