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Evergreen Annual Programs

Evergreen Museum & Library's annual spring lecture series, The House Beautiful, presents a trio of illustrated talks by notable experts and authors in the fields of architecture, artistic design and decorative arts. For upcoming lectures, please check the Calendar of Events.

The House Beautiful Lecture Series

Evergreen Museum & Library's annual spring lecture series, The House Beautiful, presents a trio of illustrated talks by notable experts and authors in the fields of architecture, artistic design and decorative arts.

  • 2016
    BARRY DIXON
    “Through the Looking Glass or ‘Looking Through the Glass’…Inspirations from the Natural World Around Us”
    THOMAS B. GROOMS
    “Federal Architecture & Democracy”
    JAMES ARCHER ABBOTT
    “The Costumed and Bejeweled Interior: Léon Bakst as Decorator”
  • 2015
    MICHAEL SIMON
    “A Designer Composes Interiors”
    HERMES MALLEA
    “ESCAPE: The Heyday of Caribbean Glamour”
    GREGORY HERRINGSHAW
    “Putting Wallpapers in Context”
  • 2014
    RICHARD CHENOWETH
    “New Work by Latrobe and Jefferson: Rediscovering the Lost Capitol of 1814”
    MICHAEL HENRY ADAMS
    “Harlem at Home: Two Centuries of Distinctive, Ever Increasingly Expensive, Residential Architecture”
    ROBERT KLARA
    “The Hidden White House: Harry Truman and the Reconstruction of America's Most Famous Residence”
  • 2013
    ANNE-MARIE O’CONNOR
    “The Tale of A Masterpiece: Gustav Klimt, Adele Bloch-Bauer & The Stolen Portrait That Shook the Art World”
    THOMAS JAYNE
    “The Patron is a Lady: Personality and Sense of Place in Interior Design”
    KATE MARKERT
    “Hillwood: Living Artfully with Marjorie Merriweather Post”
  • 2012
    HERMES MALLEA
    “Great Houses of Havana: A Century of Cuban Style”
    JOHN J. TACKETT
    “A Devotion to Classicism: The Enduring Popularity in Decorative Arts”
    DONALD ALBRECHT
    “The American Style: Colonial Revival and the Modern Metropolis”
  • 2011
    EMILY EVANS EERDMANS
    “Le Style Malmaison”
    THOMAS JAYNE
    “Collectors and ‘The Finest Rooms”
    DANIËLLE KISLUK-GROSHEIDE
    “The Wrightsman Galleries for French Decorative Arts”
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  • 2010
    KEITH D. MACKAY
    “Ten Chimneys: A Design for Living”
    SUSAN G. TRIPP
    “Discovering Evergreen: One Degree of Separation”
    VICTORIA KASTNER
    “The Silver Screen: Hearst Castle and Hollywood”
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  • 2009
    James Archer Abbott
    “Billy Baldwin: Baltimore's Brilliant Boy”
    Roberta A. Mayer
    “Lockwood de Forest and the East Indian Craft Revival”
    Arlene Palmer Schwind
    “Antebellum Opulence: Portland, Maine's Victoria Mansion”
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  • 2008
    Liz O'Brien
    “Ultramodern Samuel Marx: Architect, Designer, Art Collector”
    James B. Garrison
    “Mastering Tradition: The Residential Architecture of James Russell Pope”
    James Archer Abbott
    “Fit for a King: The Furniture and Design of Maison Jansen”
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