Events Calendar — 2 events
A Deep Dive into American Design: Historic New England's Irving and Casson-A.H. Davenport Collection
Tuesday, January 24, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Otis House, 141 Cambridge Street, Boston, Mass.
Join Senior Curator of Library and Archives Lorna Condon and Collections Cataloguer Lynne Paschetag for an armchair exploration of the rich archives of the legendary furniture makers Irving and Casson - A. H. Davenport. The archive includes more than 20,000 original design drawings, photographs, manuscripts, and items of ephemera that document the work of the firm.
Learn about the history of the firm, see stunning examples from the collection, and hear about fascinating discoveries made during the course of the recently completed cataloguing project, which made the collection accessible at HistoricNewEngland.org.
Free to Historic New England members
Registration is required. Please call 617-994-6678 for more information or register online.
Sunday, March 26, 11:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Phillips House, 34 Chestnut Street, Salem, Mass.
Join the Phillips House staff for a day of special guided tours focusing on the role of women at 34 Chestnut Street through the years.
Free to Historic New England members and Salem residents.
Tours are available on the half-hour. Registration is not required. Please call 978-744-0440 for more information.