Could the mirror in your attic have reflected images of people and places from another century?
Join Judith A. Pavelock, curator of Boscobel’s exhibition, Through the Cheval Glass, A Story of Form and Attribution, which runs through Sept. 10, for a private, in-depth tour of the federal furniture in the Boscobel mansion.
Pavelock will discuss Boscobel’s furnishings plan developed in the late 1970s by Berry B. Tracy, the then curator-in-charge of the American Wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. These limited-time, behind-the-scenes tours will conclude in Boscobel’s gallery with a discussion of the exhibition and how curators go about the process of attributing furniture to specific makers. Each tour guest will receive a free exhibition catalogue.
Curator tours at Boscobel will only be available at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 9 and Saturday, Aug. 11, and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 12 and Monday, Aug. 13. There is no additional fee for Curator tours — regular house tour rates apply. Each tour is limited to 12 guests, so purchase your tour ticket early. Tickets can be purchased during business hours in person, over the phone or online 24/7 at Boscobel.org.
For more information, visit Boscobel.org or call 845-265-3638.