Lost Arts Series: China Painting

Sun, 05/11/2014 -
14:00 to 16:00
Sun, May 11th, 2014 |
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Ages 6+ and adults
Tickets include the price of Museum Admission

Celebrate Mother's Day with this special family program! Explore and learn together, and then decorate a beautiful china plate to commemorate the day. Don't forget to make a reservation for brunch at Caffè Storico!

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The New-York Historical Society's furniture holdings number more than 500 objects, including seating furniture, tables, case furniture, cradles, clocks and boxes ranging from a late seventeenth-century Dutch kast to a pair of 1960s Bertoia chairs. The earliest acquisition, a chair made for Marie Antoinette's private chambers at Versailles in 1779, was purchased by U.S. Minister to France Gouverneur Morris.


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The New-York Historical Society Museum and Library houses a treasure trove of materials relating to the founding of our country, the history of art in America, and the history of New York and its people. The Museum houses more than 60,000 works and artifacts, including fine art, decorative art, historical artifacts, and ephemera. Fine art holdings include renowned Hudson River School landscapes; masterpieces of colonial and later portraiture; John James Audubon’s watercolors for The Birds of America; an encyclopedic collection of sculpture; and much more.

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