Chippendale 300 lecture: ‘Dumfries House- an Ayrshire Renaissance’
August 9 @ 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm£5.00 - £25.00
‘Dumfries House- an Ayrshire Renaissance’ – Lecture by Charlotte Rostek, Curator Emeritus of Dumfries House.
Two types of tickets are available:
1- Pre-lecture specialist tour of Paxton House and 2 course evening meal to follow. The tour will commence at 4.30pm and will include a tour of the whole house with in depth detail about our Chippendale Collection. Then the lecture by Charlottel Rostek at 6pm. Supper will be a delicious 2 course meal to follow.
2 – Lecture only by Charlotte Rostek at 6pm.
Paxton House will be holding an exhibition from the 5th June to the 28th August in celebration for Chippendale 300, ‘The Paxton Style: Neat & Substantially Good’ displaying the key collection pieces of Chippendale furniture along with outstanding and rarely seen pieces that are on loan from private and public collections. This exhibition defines the Paxton Style: a significant, and under-explored, element of the master cabinetmaker’s late oeuvre. The exhibition will be free to attend and will be open daily from 11am-3pm.
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