Curator Gallery Talk at Whitehorne Museum
Come to this magnificent Federal-period mansion to see up-close some of the best pieces of mahogany colonial furniture to be found in any American museum. Learn about the craftsmen, the craft and their patrons while studying these priceless products of the renowned Newport furniture makers. Space is limited; registration required. 3:30pm / $10 . After the talk, head to the Colony House for the From Rainforest to Parlor: The Mahogany Trade in Colonial Rhode Island.. Co-sponsored with Newport Historical Society.