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Fabergé Rediscovered Lecture Series

Fabergé Rediscovered Lecture Series
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 - 5:30pm to Tuesday, October 30, 2018 - 8:00pm

Designed to delight and surprise, the treasures created by the firm of Carl Fabergé have inspired admiration and intrigue for over a century, both for their remarkable craftsmanship and the fascinating histories that surround them. Now, a special exhibition at Hillwood unveils new discoveries relating to its own collection of Fabergé imperial Easter eggs and other famed works.  Whether you are a Fabergé aficionado or novice, this lecture series will offer interest and insight into the storied firm.

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This program is the first part of the Fabergé Rediscovered Lecture Series. “So much has been written about the work of Carl Fabergé in newspaper and magazine articles, some of it adulatory, some disparaging, some wildly ecstatic, and some unequivocally hostile, that a sober evaluation of his achievement may serve a useful purpose, … as an act of...
Wednesday 3 October - 5:30pm to 8:00pm
Visitor Center Theater
$5

Tickets in the theater are sold out. Seating is available in a simulcast location, where visitors will view a live video feed from the visitor center theater. Simulcast tickets are $5

Part of: Lectures and talks
This program is the second part of the Fabergé Rediscovered Lecture Series. The British Royal Family and the Russian imperial family shared a long and often complex history.  From enemies to allies, diplomatic impasse to dynastic marriage this lecture explores their shared patronage from grand state gifts to intimate personal mementos.  Paintings...
Wednesday 10 October - 5:30pm to 8:00pm
$5

Tickets in the theater are sold out. Seating is available in a simulcast location, where visitors will view a live video feed from the visitor center theater. Simulcast tickets are $5

Part of: Lectures and talks
This program is the third part of the Fabergé Rediscovered Lecture Series. Advancements in science, technology and the humanities in the nineteenth century changed Europeans' understanding of the world around them, and the designers at the firm of Fabergé found ways to incorporate those breakthroughs into their art objects. This talk will discuss...
Tuesday 16 October - 5:30pm to 7:30pm
$5

Tickets in the theater are sold out. Seating is available in a simulcast location, where visitors will view a live video feed from the visitor center theater. Simulcast tickets are $5

Part of: Lectures and talks
This program is the fourth part of the Fabergé Rediscovered Lecture Series. Royalty, aristocrats, American heiresses, exiled Russian grand dukes, randlords, maharajas, socialites, and financiers with newly made fortunes flocked to Fabergé in London. Learn about the glittering history of Fabergé's British branch, from its opening in 1903 to its...
Tuesday 23 October - 5:30pm to 8:00pm
Visitor Center Theater
$5

Tickets in the theater are sold out. Seating is available in a simulcast location, where visitors will view a live video feed from the visitor center theater. Simulcast tickets are $5

Part of: Lectures and talks
This program is the fifth and final part of the Fabergé Rediscovered Lecture Series. The late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries were a time of elegance and opulence for Russia's reigning family.  Nowhere are these lavish tastes more apparent than in the jewel collections of the Romanov women.  From the golden years through the revolution,...
Tuesday 30 October - 5:30pm to 8:00pm
$5

Tickets in the theater are sold out. Seating is available in a simulcast location, where visitors will view a live video feed from the visitor center theater. Simulcast tickets are $5

Part of: Lectures and talks