Lecture and Film Screening: The Philadelphia Story
November 18, 1:00 pm, Copeland Lecture Hall
Join David Nelson Wren, author of Ardrossan: The Last Great Estate on the Philadelphia Main Line, for a screening of The Philadelphia Story followed by a brief discussion of Ardrossan and the Montgomery family who built it. The Montgomerys are best known as the family on which Philip Barry based his 1939 play, which later was produced as the film The Philadelphia Story. American film, architecture, and social history enthusiasts especially will enjoy a glimpse into another time and way of life. Purchase tickets online or call 800.448.3883. Copeland Lecture Hall. $10 per Member. $15 per nonmember.
Lecture: “Design and Style: A Constant Thread”
December 9, 3:00 pm
For more than four decades, lifestyle icon Carolyne Roehm has enjoyed a storied career spanning the world of fashion, decorative arts, gardening, entertaining, and publishing. Join America’s "ultimate tastemaker" as she reminisces on her remarkable life and constant creative thread that has remained throughout. Book signing to follow lecture. Members free. $15 per nonmember.