Wednesday, Oct 25, 2017 6:00p -
New England Historic Genealogical Society
99-101 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 02116
Lectures & Conferences
Join Curator of Special Collections Curt DiCamillo for an exclusive, behind-the-scenes tour of the art held within the walls of the New England Historic Genealogical Society Library and Archives, including, European masterpieces, American portraiture, early furniture, and other artifacts. View a rarely seen Copley, an original piece from John Hancock’s drawing room, an exquisite example of 18th-century quilling, and other fine examples of American decorative arts. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience the NEHGS fine art collection with an internationally recognized art historian as your guide. Reception to follow.
About Curt DiCamillo:
Curt DiCamillo, internationally recognized authority on English country houses and the decorative arts, joined NEHGS in February 2016 as our first Curator of Special Collections. A longtime member of NEHGS, Curt has led highly successful heritage tours for us to England and Scotland, lectured extensively in the United States and abroad, and taught classes on British culture and art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Curt was previously Executive Director of The National Trust for Scotland Foundation USA, where he successfully raised more than $7 million and initiated many innovative programs.
As Curator of Special Collections at NEHGS, Curt will provide strategic direction and expert guidance for organizing and exhibiting our extensive collection of family history-related artifacts and fine arts.