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Ayer Mansion Lectures

 

Campaign for the Ayer Mansion

 

2013 Jonathan L. Fairbanks Lecture Series

 

Pre-Registration Required. Register HERE.

 

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CELEBRATING 110 YEARS OF THE AYER MANSION

SHEDDING LIGHT ON LOUIS COMFORT TIFFANY

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From the Ayer Campaign website: This year’s lecture series celebrates 110 years of the Ayer Mansion, which was completed in 1902 and first occupied by the Ayers in 1903.  To comme-morate the occasion, five lectures will explore Tiffany’s “astounding versatility” in a wide range of media. 

Please join us to hear the remaining lecture in the series:

•Tuesday, June 18, 2013: Richard Guy Wilson, Commonwealth Professor of Architectural History at the University of Virginia, will take us on an armchair tour of Louis Comfort Tiffany’s own summer home, Laurelton Hall; and

•Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013: Jeanne Pelletier, Preservation Advisor, the Campaign for the Ayer Mansion, will explore Tiffany’s work at the Ayer Mansion as decorator, architect, and interior designer.

All lectures begin at 7 PM with a wine and cheese reception beginning at 6:30.

Also, as part of our celebration, Alice Cooney Frelinghuysen, Anthony W. and Lulu Wang Curator of American Decorative Arts at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City will present a special lecture on November 17, 2013.  Invitations and details to follow.

The Campaign for the Ayer Mansion is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization dedicated to preserving and restoring the Ayer Mansion and educating the public about Louis Comfort Tiffany.  Restoration of the house and programming is made possible through donations from individuals and grants from public and private foundations.

To purchase tickets on-line, click here or call[masked] and ask to speak with Georgina D’Cruz.

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