You are invited to our upcoming talk on May 28, 2015! See below for details.

Upcoming Events

NEW 2015 SINGLE-EVENT SERIES…free and open to the public:

byrne-reed-house“Rediscovering and Renovating the Byrne-Reed House in Austin”
Presented by Michael Gillette, director, Humanities Texas
Explore the unmasking of a utilitarian, stuccoed office building into the marvelous early 19th century home it had been.

Thursday, May 28, 2015
Mayborn Museum Theatre
Light refreshments – 6:00pm
Presentation – 6:30pm

gamble-house“The Gamble Mansion: The Art and Craft of Greene & Greene”
Presented by Dr. Ken Hefertepe, Dept Chairman, Museum Studies, Baylor University

Thursday, July 30, 2015
Mayborn Museum Theatre
Light refreshments – 6:00pm
Presentation – 6:30pm

October 28 – 29, 2015
Mayborn Museum Theatre
on the campus of Baylor University


“An Architectural History and Overview of America’s Early Great Homes”
Presented by Dr. Richard Guy Wilson, professor, University of Virginia

“Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello: Recent Discoveries from the Mountaintop”
Presented by Diane Ehrenpreis, Curator of Decorative Arts, Thomas Jefferson Foundation. Ms. Ehrenpreis will also give a short presentation after the Wednesday luncheon on Jefferson’s retreat-home…Poplar Forest

“Winterthur, the DuPonts’ Home and Gardens”
Presented by Tiernan Alexander, graduate of Winterthur’s Masters Program

“A Grand Georgian Manor House: Hampton Mansion, its History, Collections, and Gardens”
Presented by Gregory Weidman, Curator