Ventfort Hall Mansion & Gilded Age Museum

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Ventfort Hall Mansion & Gilded Age Museum

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104 Walker Street
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
(413) 637-3206 https://gildedage.org/

June 2021

Virtual Tuesday Talk: Tiffany, La Farge and Their Revolutionary Opalescent Glass Windows

June 22 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Ventfort Hall Mansion & Gilded Age Museum, 104 Walker Street
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
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$20

Art historian Sylvia Laudien-Meo will present the new craft of opaque glass panes that revolutionized the decoration of Gilded Age churches and homes. Artists Louis Comfort Tiffany and John La Farge were the lead competitors for commissions. Their works express the new interests in travel and foreign cultures, new passions for nature and landscape, an interest for symbolism, the Pre-Raphaelites and Art Nouveau, especially for complex interior decoration. Laudiew-Meo: “We will look at the artists’ newly developed techniques as well.”

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Drop-in Community Yoga

June 26 @ 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 AM on Saturday, repeating until June 26, 2021

Ventfort Hall Mansion & Gilded Age Museum, 104 Walker Street
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
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Join Susan Shook, a yoga practitioner, at an all level yoga class here at the mansion on Saturdays from 9 am to 10 am. The class is indoors in our great hall. Masks will be required and social distancing will be practiced.

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Virtual Tuesday Talk: New York’s Woolworth Building & the Five-and-Dime Store Legacy

June 29 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Ventfort Hall Mansion & Gilded Age Museum, 104 Walker Street
Lenox, MA 01240 United States
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$20

Historian and licensed guide Bob Gelber will give a virtual tour of “New York’s Woolworth Building & the Five-and-Dime Store Legacy.” It was built to represent Frank W. Woolworth’s success and wealth from creating the first five-and-dime stores in America and then worldwide. Gelber will discuss an overview of Woolworth and his bargain stores, why the building’s design was ahead of its time in 1913, a virtual look at the unique architectural details from its terracotta façade to its ornate…

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