Explore materials, techniques and points of connoisseurship of 18th-century furniture from the Winterthur collection made in the Newport, Rhode Island workshops of the celebrated Townsend and Goddard families of cabinetmakers and allied craftsmen.

Jeffrey Greene, master cabinetmaker and principal of the Newport-based furniture shop The Ball and Claw, and Winterthur staff will provide insights on design, construction and historical contexts to deepen understanding, appreciation, and enjoyment of the furniture. Before and after the program, participants will have the opportunity to view an exhibition of significant Newport roundabout chairs and a card table on short-term loan to the museum. $65; Member, $50.

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