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Fashion and Textile Council Annual Lecture: The Glittering Past: A Brief But Dazzling Look At New England’s Historic Jewelry

Wednesday, June 13 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm |

credit: Historic New England

On June 13, Curator Laura Johnson of Historic New England will take guests on a glittering tour through Historic New England’s jewelry collection. Spanning nearly 400 years, this illustrated talk and hands-on workshop highlights major styles and materials from costume jewelry to horsehair, Victorian to mid-century Modern, with images of jewelry along with portraits, photographs, and textiles. See and handle pieces of historic jewelry, and view a small pop-up exhibit of CHS’s historic jewelry collection.

$10 for members, $15 for non-members, free with subscription for members of the CHS Fashion and Textile Council

Please help us serve our guests better by pre-registering at rsvp@chs.org or by calling 860-236-5621, ext. 238.

Questions? Contact Natalie Belanger, Adult Programs Manager, at Natalie_Belanger@chs.org or 860-236-5621 ext. 289.

Photo credit: Historic New England

Please note, CHS will be undergoing renovations from Aug 28 – Sept 6. During this time, we will not be wheelchair accessible. We apologize for the inconvenience.