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Courtesy Pat Vigors

“Great Chalfield: Arts & Crafts Shake Up a Hundred Years On”

Tuesday, September 29

6:00 pm, Copeland

 

Great Chalfield is a beautiful 15th-century manor with adjoining parish church ten miles east of Bath, at the southern margin of the Cotswold limestone which gives rise to a springfed fishpond in the gardens. Chalfield stewards and residents Robert and Patsy Floyd discuss Alfred Parsons, RA, a prolific artist, who created a garden on arts and crafts principles to complement the beautiful English manor of Robert Fuller. Learn more about this 1943 gift to the National Trust. $5 per Member. $15 per nonmember.


1896 ring, courtesy of Tiffany & Co.

“Louis Comfort Tiffany at Tiffany & Co.”


Wednesday, September 8

6:00 pm, Copeland


Louis Comfort Tiffany was not only the foremost American designer of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, but also an enormous influence on his father’s famed company. Tiffany & Co. Design Director Emeritus John Loring puts in proper perspective the mutually beneficial bonds between "LCT" and the family firm. $5 per Member. $15 per nonmember.
 


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