The 16th annual Whitehall Lecture Series brings together speakers from prominent museums and universities around the country to discuss topics related to America's Gilded Age, such as architecture, history, decorative arts, and historic house museums. A reception following each lecture allows lecture-goers to meet and talk with the speaker. Tickets are $10 per lecture or $45 for the series. The series price includes a bound copy of the Whitehall Lecture Series Essays. For reservations please call the Museum at (561) 655-2833 or e-mail the Museum.

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Augustus Saint-Gaudens: Sculptor in Pursuit of an Ideal Gregory Schwarz, Chief of Interpretation and Visitor Services, Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site, Cornish, New Hampshire



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Lost Chicago: Visit to a Great Lost City David Garrard Lowe, President, Beaux Arts Alliance, New York, New York




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Picturing the Middle East: Orientalist Facts and Fantasies David Farmer, Director, Dahesh Museum, New York, New York. This lecture is intended to provide background on the Museum's current exhibit A Distant Muse



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Winslow Homer and the Art of Adventure Sarah Burns, Professor of Fine Arts, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana



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The Polite Tourist: A Short History of Country House Visiting Adrian Tinniswood, Author and Lecturer, formerly of The National Trust, England