Lectures and Talks

Engage with people and ideas through programs that explore historic themes with contemporary thinkers. Encounter works of art up close in the intimate and personalized spaces of Hillwood’s Mansion and Gardens during gallery talks. 

Delve deeper into intriguing topics of art, fashion, design, and history with Hillwood’s curators, horticulturists, staff, distinguished experts, and international scholars, at study days, lectures and book talks.

Upcoming events

  • Ingenue to Icon Lecture Series, Lectures and Talks
    Thursday 1 October - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

    Discover Marjorie Merriweather Post's fashion of fine craftsmanship and impecable taste. Post became an icon of elegance, during a century that witnessed vast changes in fashion.

    $7-50
    Tickets not yet available
  • Lectures and Talks, Ingenue to Icon Lecture Series
    Thursday 15 October - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

    Valerie Steele will discuss women and 20th century fashion, focusing on the great fashion designer Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel in the context of her profession, and compared to other female fashion designers of the 1920s and 1930s.

    $7-50
    Tickets not yet available
  • Lectures and Talks, Ingenue to Icon Lecture Series
    Thursday 22 October - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

    A lively conversation with Robin Givhan about fashion and self-identity.

    $7-50
    Tickets not yet available
  • Lectures and Talks, Member Events
    Thursday 29 October - 5:30pm to 8:30pm

    Discover the intimate connections between jewelry designers and couture houses of the late 19th and early 20th centuries with Andrew Prince, the jewelry designer for Downton Abbey

    $7-20
    Tickets not yet available

 

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