December 30, 2016
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Hillwood Estate, Museum & Gardens is a decorative arts museum in Washington, D.C.. The former residence of businesswoman, socialite, philanthropist and collector Marjorie Merriweather Post, Hillwood is known for its large decorative arts collection that focuses heavily on the House of Romanov. Included in the collection are Fabergé eggs and 18th and 19th century French art and one of the country’s finest orchid collections. On view was a special exhibition, “Ingenue to Icon – 70 Years of Fashion from the Collection of Marjorie Merriweather Post”
© 2016 DM Shepherd
A road trip to Philadelphia to see “Discovering the Impressionists: Paul Durand-Ruel and the New Painting” at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. A breathtaking exhibit of paintings, very-seldom, if ever-before exhibited in the U.S.. The exhibit features work by the Greats of Impressionism: Degas, Renoir, Manet, Monet, Pissarro, Cassatt, and more. It will be in Philadelphia through September 13th.