This event is only open to members of the Decorative Arts Study Group or the Theodate Pope Riddle Society. Join the DASG or the TPR today! Learn more about membership at Join or Renew Your Membership.
An evening at Theodate’s first home in Farmington
The present-day residents of The O’Rourkery, Theodate’s first home in Farmington will host a special evening only for DASG and TPR members
- Guests will have an opportunity to see parts of the home original to Theodate’s time in residence.
- A presentation by textile historian Rabbit Goody of Thistle Hill Weavers about Colonial and Colonial Revival fabrics will follow.
- Space is limited, kindly RSVP by June 21.
Hill-Stead’s Decorative Arts Study Group is a members-based group that was formed to focus on the museum’s many extraordinary examples furniture, textiles, ivory, metalwork and the host of other items that today might fall under the description “interior decoration.” The Decorative Arts Study Group brings noted speakers to the museum for a focused look at Hill-Stead’s decorative arts treasures.
The Theodate Pope Riddle (TPR) Society is comprised of exceptionally generous members who have dedicated themselves to advancing the museum’s mission of enrichment and preservation. TPR members enjoy enhanced benefits, including membership in the DASG. as well as invitations to tours, social gatherings, performances and lectures.