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May 2, 2023
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM


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Virtual: The Glories of Newport -- A Look Into Those Magnificent Mansions

Tuesday, May 2, 2023

Who says we can’t dream? This illustrated talk takes us into some of the grandest rooms ever created in this country…a world away and yet so close! Fancy tea in a Chinese teahouse? Not a problem for Mrs. Alva Vanderbilt. Need a spot for 200 dinner guests? Easy, if your home is The Breakers. Join us on an armchair tour of the finest houses in America.

Led by art historian Mary Woodward, who serves as a guide at several Historic New England properties. She previously served as Public Programs Coordinator and Educator at the Concord Museum. Woodward has a B.A. in Art History from Furman University and a M.A. in Art History from Emory University. She has 40+ years of experience in museums of all shapes and sizes, from the comprehensive collection at the Cleveland Museum of Art to the one-room log cabin birthplace of President James K. Polk.  

NOTE: This program will be recorded. All registrants will receive the recording via email within 24 hours of the program.

Please register for this event and you'll receive the link in the confirmation and reminder emails - make sure to check your spam folder for them. The email will be coming from Zoom. 

This virtual event is hosted by the Tewksbury Public Library and a collaboration between the several Massachusetts libraries.

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Ashland Public Library.

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