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Intro to Dec Arts

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Topic

Speaker

Lecture Title

Arnold House

Dan Santos

Arnold House

Beauport

Martha Van Koevering

Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House: Expect the Unexpected

Boardman House

Kristen Weiss

Boardman House

Boston

Ken Turino

 

Boston's Market District and Haymarket

Castle Tucker

Peggy Konitzky

The Age of Innocence and the Tuckers of Wiscasset, Maine

Castle Tucker

Peggy Konitzky

Castle Tucker

Christmas

Ken Turino

The Evolution of a Holiday: Christmas from the Seventeenth Century to 1900

Codman Estate

Wendy Hubbard

Codman Estate: The Collection of Four Generations

Cogswell's Grant, Decorative Arts/Collecting

Kristen Weiss

Cogswell's Grant

Cogswell's Grant, Coastal Farming

Kristen Weiss

Coastal Farming at Cogswell's Grant

Connecticut's Historic Gardens

Laurie Masciandaro

Connecticut's Historic Gardens

Decorative Arts/Ceramics

Nancy Carlisle

An Introduction to the History of Ceramics in New England

Education

Gail White Usher

Teaching with Primary Source Documents

Energy Conservation, Retrofitting Old Houses

Sally Zimmerman

Energy Retrofits and the Historic Home: Weighing Risks and Opportunities

Etiquette

Megan MacNeil

The Lost Art of Etiquette

Fashion, Twentieth Century

Sarah Jaworski

Fancy Pants: A Memory-Based Workshop for Older Adults Focusing on Twentieth-Century Fashion Trends

Folk Art, Boxes

Kristen Weiss

Neat and Tidy: Early American Boxes at Cogswell's Grant

Folk Art, Portraits

Kristen Weiss

Faces and Families: Folk Art Portraits at Cogswell's Grant

Furniture, Nineteenth Century

Nancy Carlisle

Victorian Furniture: Design Run Amok or Inspired Creativity?

Furniture, Seventeenth Century

Nancy Carlisle

Seventeenth-Century Furniture: Medieval Technology Meets the New World

Gedney House

Melinda Huff

Gedney House

Gropius House

Wendy Hubbard

Gropius House: Explore a Revolution

Historic Home Maintenance, Historic Preservation

Sally Zimmerman

Old House Do's and Dont's: Tips for Affordable, Appropriate Old House Care

Historic Houses, Historic Preservation

Ken Turino

Revitalizing Historic House Museums

Historic New England

ProgramInfo@

HistoricNewEngland.org

Historic New England Armchair Tour

Historic Paint Colors

Sally Zimmerman

Period Appropriate Exterior Paint Colors for Your Historic House

Historic Preservation

ProgramInfo@

HistoricNewEngland.org

William Sumner Appleton and the Preservation Movement in America

Historic Use of Blue Paint in Houses

Sally Zimmerman

The House of Blues

History of Furniture

Nancy Carlisle

A High-Speed Romp Through the History of Furniture in New England

Holidays

Ken Turino

The Evolution of a Holiday: Christmas from the Seventeenth Century to 1900

Hurricane of 1938

Shira Gladstone

A Preview of the End of the World: The Great New England Hurricane of 1938

Jackson House

Linda Marshall

Jackson House

Jewelry

ProgramInfo@

HistoricNewEngland.org

Adorning New England: Historic New England's Jewelry Collection

Jewelry

Laura Johnson

Mementos: Jewelry of Life and Love from Historic New England

Gov. John Langdon House

Linda Marshall

Gov. John Langdon House

Lyman Estate

Sally Zimmerman

Lyman Estate

Lyman Estate Greenhouses

Lynn Ackerman

A History of the Lyman Estate Greenhouses

Material Culture

Laura Johnson

The Art of Basketry: New England's Other Wovens

Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Furniture

Nancy Carlisle

A. H. Davenport and the Gilded Age

Old Newbury, Massachusetts

Bethany Groff Dorau

A Brief History of Old Newbury, 1635-1764

Origins of Historic Color Paint Palettes

Sally Zimmerman

Who Put the History in the Historic Paint Palette?

Otis House

Shira Gladstone

 

Otis House: Where Beacon Hill Began

 Phillips House

Melinda Huff

 Phillips House

Roseland Cottage, Gothic Revival, Nineteenth Century

Laurie Masciandaro

Roseland Cottage: Experience Victorian Exuberance

Sarah Orne Jewett

Marilyn Keith Daly

Sarah Orne Jewett's Neighborhood

Silhouettes

Laura Johnson

Shades of Truth: American Silhouettes

Social/Domestic History

Nancy Carlisle

America's Kitchens: A History of the Kitchen in America

Social/Domestic History

Nancy Carlisle

The Women of the Quincy Family

South Berwick, Maine

Marilyn Keith Daly

Jonathan Hamilton's Berwick

Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm

Bethany Groff Dorau

Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm

Textiles

Laura Johnson

Everything Old is New Again: American Revival and Reproduction Textiles

Textiles

Laura Johnson

From Stays to Skeleton Suits: Dressing Children in Early America

Textiles

Laura Johnson

Interpreting Textiles at Historic New England

Twentieth Century

Sarah Jaworski

Remembering Home: A Memory-Based Workshop for Older Adults Focusing on Daily Life in the Twentieth Century

Women's History, Eighteenth Century

Gail White Usher

The Eighteenth-Century Woman

World War II

Peggy Konitzky

Victory Began at Home: The World War II Home Front

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