"Superfluity and Excess: Classical Splendor in Philadelphia"

  • Sunday, Oct. 2, 2016
  • Time: 13:00:00
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
5105 Kennett Pk (Rt 52)
Wilmington, DE
  • Price: Members free. $15 per nonmember.
  • Phone: (800) 448-3883

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.