The Collection of Late Trust Member Bonnie O’Boyle Sold at Freeman’s
ON DECEMBER 10, FREEMAN’S AUCTION HOUSE offered a collection of fine and decorative art from the private collection of Bonnie O’Boyle, a philanthropist from Bucks County, PA, who was a loyal member of the Decorative Arts Trust. The single-owner sale highlighted Bonnie’s eclectic taste with works of Pennsylvania Impressionism, Modern and Contemporary Art, and 20th Century Design.
MESDA Is on the Road Again!
THE FIELD RESEARCH PROGRAM initiated by the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts (MESDA) in the early 1970s was one of the first of its kind in the country. During an approximate fifteen year period…
Transatlantic Connections Influencing Miami’s Wolfsonian
Wolfsonian founder Mitchell “Micky” Wolfson, Jr. Has long been interested in a simple question: what can art and objects tell us about modern life? With a collection that begins in 1850 during the Industrial Revolution and ends in 1950 following the conclusion of World War II, modernity at the Wolfsonian is in many ways defined by a relationship with industry and production.
Impressive Research & Facilities Bring Drayton Hall Experience to New Heights
REVIEW: SPECIAL PROGRAM
The Right Time for Restorations at Schuyler Mansion
SOMETIMES TIMING IS EVERYTHING. While staff members at Schuyler Mansion planned major projects for the house’s 2017 centennial as a museum, they never expected the boost in those efforts brought by Hamilton: An American Musical.
The Hayes Presidential Center
Found in the quiet northern Ohio town of Fremont, the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center and his family home, Spiegel Grove, defy stereotypes of a sleepy house museum.
Off the Beaten Path in Paris
Located in the northern reaches of Paris’ 8th Arrondissement, tucked against the beautiful Parc Monceau, sits the Nissim de Camondo Museum, which holds the city’s most significant decorative arts collection outside of the Louvre.
Member Events in Seattle and Los Angeles
In early November, 2017, the Trust managed to fit a West Coast...
Reconciling Palladio in the Veneto and Palladianism Abroad
REVIEW: FALL 2017 STUDY TRIP ABROAD
A Study in Contrasts: Exploring Newhailes and Dumfries House in Scotland
REVIEW: SPRING 2017 STUDY TRIP ABROAD