The Branch Centennial Lecture Series: Susan J Rawles, PhD


  • May 30, 2019 | 6:30 pm

Decadent Digs: Gilded Age Bedrooms, 1880-1920

From the 1880s Aestheticism of VMFA’s Worsham-Rockefeller bedroom to the 1910s neoclassicism of Beulah Branch’s boudoir, the Gilded Age was remarkable for an eclecticism reflective of both technological advances and socio-economic change. This talk considers the content and context of patronage and taste that shaped elite bedrooms of the era.

Advance Registration Required; Tickets are non-refundable