The House Beautiful Lecture Series 2013
Evergreen Museum & Library's sixth annual The House Beautiful lecture series explores women as connoisseurs, tastemakers, and muses with respect to the home or personal museum. The illustrated talks will take place in Evergreen's Bakst Theatre, followed by receptions with the speakers.
March 13: "The Tale of a Masterpiece: Gustav Klimt, Adele Bloch-Bauer & the Stolen Portrait That Shook the Art World"
Author ANNE-MARIE O'CONNOR speaks about her recent bestseller The Lady in Gold, a suspenseful tale of Gustav Klimt's 1907 masterpiece Portrait of Adele Bloch-Bauer involving war, theft, and legal battles. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing.
April 10: "The Patron is a Lady: Personality and Sense of Place in Interior Design"
Designer and scholar THOMAS JAYNE discusses some of the projects profiled in the new compendium of his own work, American Decoration: A Sense of Place, and the role personality plays in making a room exceptional, focusing on female clientele. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing.
May 15: "Hillwood: Living Artfully with Marjorie Merriweather Post"
Hillwood Estate, Museum and Gardens executive director KATE MARKERT explores how the Post cereal heiress and art collector Marjorie Merriweather Post produced one of the most exquisite domestic environments of her time, inviting a glimpse into a "way of life that is fast disappearing."
Evergreen Museum & Library (Bakst Theatre) (View)
4545 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21210
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