Evergreen Museum & Library's eigth annual The House Beautiful lecture series presents a trio of illustrated talks by notable experts and authors in the fields of architecture, artistic design and decorative arts. The lectures take place in the museum's Bakst Theatre, followed by receptions with the speakers.|
March 25: "A Designer Composes Interiors"
With a museum curator's knowledge of 18th-century French decorative arts and expertise in multiple design idioms, MICHAEL SIMON integrates the most exquisite elements from the past into interiors that are both forward thinking and totally right for how people want to live today.
April 15: "ESCAPE: The Heyday of Caribbean Glamour"
Architect HERMES MALLEA will discuss his most recent book, chronicling the visual history of the Caribbean's outstanding getaways and their transformations from pristine idyllic settings to personalized retreats. Copies of his bookS will be available for purchase and signing.
May 13: "Putting Wallpapers in Context"
As assistant curator of the country's largest wallcoverings collection, at the Smithsonian's Cooper-Hewitt Design Museum, GREGORY HERRINGSHAW oversees more than 10,000 pieces dating from the late 17th century to the present. He'll explore the wealth of material in this encyclopedic collection and discuss a variety of resources that showcase it as a practical working laboratory
Evergreen Museum & Library (Bakst Theatre) (View)
4545 N. Charles Street
Baltimore, MD 21210
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