Mansions of the Gilded Age Symposium 2019

Sun. Apr 28, 2019 9:00am - 5:00pm EDT
18 and Over
$0.00 - $55.00
18 and Over
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$0.00 - $55.00
18 and Over
Event Description

Five esteemed speakers and authors discuss topics related to Gilded Age homes, society, and art.


A selection of sandwiches, salads, and snacks will be available for purchase to ticket holders at lunch. Pre-purchase lunch voucher with your symposium ticket to speed through the lunch line.


Lecture Schedule


8:30 - 10 AM
Registration and Coffee Station Open; Museum Shop Open


9:00 AM
Special Tour of Lyndhurst Mansion
Optional add-on


Take a tour through the first and second floors of Lyndhurst mansion exclusively for symposium participants. Pre-purchase with your symposium ticket to receive a discounted tour price. Space is limited to 20 participants. Tour departs promptly at 9 AM.


10:15 AM
Introduction
Howard Zar, Executive Director, Lyndhurst


10:30 AM     
Lynnewood Hall; The American Dream
Edward Thome


11:30 AM     
What Would Mrs. Astor Do?
Cecelia Tichi


12:30 PM         
Lunch and Book Signing
Pre-purchase lunch voucher with your symposium ticket to speed through the lunch line.


Optional Tour of Lyndhurst Mansion 
Take a tour through the first and second floors of Lyndhurst mansion exclusively for symposium participants. Pre-purchase with your symposium ticket to receive a discounted tour price. Space is limited to 20 participants. Tour departs promptly at 12:30 PM.


2:00 PM                  
Life Along the Hudson, Historic Country Estates
of the Livingston Family
Pieter Estersohn


3:00 PM                  
The Homes of Jay Gould and the Magnificent Mansions
and Estates His Children Built
Gary Lawrance


4:00 PM
Music of the Gilded Age
Christopher Brellochs


5:00 PM                  
Champagne Reception and Book Signing
The reception is included and free to all symposium participants


 


Symposium sponsored in part by Rago Auctions 


 


 

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Lyndhurst 635 South Broadway
Tarrytown, NY 10591
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