"Superfluity and Excess: Classical Splendor in Philadelphia"
The Walns’ furniture has long been admired for its sleek look, extravagantly painted surfaces, and shockingly innovative upholstery. Alexandra Kirtley, curator of American Decorative Arts, Philadelphia Museum of Art, takes a look into the fascinating parlor furniture that once scandalized many Philadelphians. Copeland Lecture Hall. Reservations encouraged.