In addition to the Decorative Arts Trust’s support of scholarship through the Emerging Scholars Program, we eagerly promote the research, exhibitions, and projects undertaken by colleagues at museums around the country.
Members who would like to recommend new exhibits, museum renovations or expansions, or scholarship for consideration are welcome to contact the Trust.
BY JULIANA FALK
As I learned more about the house, I started to research Chancognie and soon found he was somewhat of an international man of mystery.
BY A. NICHOLAS POWERS
The Museum of the Shenandoah Valley (MSV) in Winchester, VA, is home to one of the largest collections of works by painter Edward Caledon Bruce (1825–1900).
BY TREVOR BRANDT
The exhibition at the American Swedish Historical Museum reunites the workshop and wares of Olof Althin (1859–1920), an immigrant cabinetmaker and antiques restorer in turn-of-the-20th-century Boston.
BY LOUISA BROUWER
I am delighted to expand on the ‘Country Life’ cameo and feature a few more of my favorite things, as a Curator for the National Trust.
BY LAUREN BRINCAT
In March of 2019, Preservation Long Island launched the Jupiter Hammon Project, a long-term initiative to transform how we engage our community in the interpretation of Lloyd Manor’s history of enslavement.
BY DREW WALTON
As the Decorative Arts Trust Digital Humanities Fellow, I worked on a Cultural Heritage Project and exhibitions titled ‘The Long Rifle in Virginia’ and ‘Looking Back: Photography of Early Washington County, VA.’
BY KAYLI RIDEOUT
With support from a Decorative Arts Trust Summer Research Grant, I traveled to Richmond and Petersburg, VA, conducting research for my PhD dissertation about memorial windows produced by Tiffany Studios.
BY CHRISTIE JACKSON
Long Hill is a Federal Revival home designed by the Boston firm Richardson, Barott & Richardson for Ellery and Mabel Cabot Sedgwick.
Helen Scott Reed Study Trip Abroad Scholarship Program recipients Alisa Chiles, Sarah Mallory, and Jennifer Motter traveled to Amsterdam and The European Fine Art Fair (TEFAF) in Maastricht.
BY SÉBASTIAN DUTTON
Both the public and private spaces in The Breakers in Newport RI are glittering showpieces of architecture and design, seemingly down to the smallest detail.