Art Expert to Highlight White House Treasures in Quarry Hill Talk
Nationally known art historian, writer, and lecturer Stephen May promises a close-up look at White House furniture, textiles, china, crystal, and artwork in “National Treasures: White House Decorative Arts,” an illustrated talk on Wednesday, July 17, from 10:30 a.m. to noon at Quarry Hill in Camden. The free program is part of Quarry Hill’s Adventures in Living Well series and is open to adults age 55 and better.
May will show how the décor of the Chief Executive’s residence reflects the nation’s changing styles and fashions as well as the priorities of various First Families. The program will also touch on renovations at the White House throughout its 200-year history.
Registration is required to attend the presentation. Please call Quarry Hill at 230-6114 to sign up.
For information about future Adventures programs, visit www.quarryhill.org/news-and-events.
Photo: The White House “Green Room”