MFAH lecture and demonstration: "Caring for Your Silver"

MFAH lecture and demonstration: "Caring for Your Silver"
Saloon at Houghton Hall Photo by James Merrell

Houghton Hall, the home of Britain's first prime minister, hosts an historic collection of decorative arts. Especially notable is a stunning array of silverware from the late 16th to early 20th centuries. The objects in the exhibition — incorporating ornamental engraving, intricate relief patterns and semi-precious gemstones — highlight the craftsmanship of the most renowned British silversmiths patronized by the monarchy and aristocracy for generations.

Steve Pine, senior decorative arts conservator, begins this program with a presentation and demonstration about the proper care and conservation of your silver, followed by a brief visit to the exhibition Houghton Hall: Portrait of an English Country House.

Event Details

When

9.13.14 | 1:00 pm
7.19.14 | 1:00 pm

Where

1001 Bissonnet St.
Houston, TX 77005

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Ticket Info

$5