Costume worn by Mystic Club Queen Mrs. Reuben Tipton; created for Feb. 3, 1940; gold lamé, rhinestones, plastic, wire, feathers, and sequins; The Historic New Orleans Collection, gift of Mrs. Bruce R. Hoefer, 1997.78

Costume worn by Mystic Club Queen Mrs. Reuben Tipton; created for Feb. 3, 1940; gold lamé, rhinestones, plastic, wire, feathers, and sequins; The Historic New Orleans Collection, gift of Mrs. Bruce R. Hoefer, 1997.78

August 22, 2020

10 a.m.

533 Royal Street

Admission is free. This event is presented exclusively for THNOC members.

Presented once a quarter for THNOC members, the 2020 Williams Decorative Arts Lectures will highlight new research ranging on topics from Spanish furniture to pottery found beneath Tremé. Lectures begin at 10 a.m. in the Counting House, 533 Royal Street. Registration is strongly encouraged.

In the third lecture of the 2020 series, New Orleans–based conservator Jessica Hack recalls some of her favorite projects working with rare and fragile historic textiles.

Not a member? Rates start at just $45 per year and all levels include free admission to the Williams Decorative Arts Lecture Series in addition to many more benefits. Join online or call (504) 598-7155.