Saturday, September 17, 2011

Decorative Arts Trust

Sketch by John J. Tackett for Decorative Arts Trust.
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Decorative Arts Trust, a support group for Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, is extending invitations to join its membership with a special offer.  In addition to donating objects for the museum's collection, D.A.T. has an educational program featuring the decorative arts that is remarkable for its mid-America location. See the Decorative Arts Trust website for more information.  (Sorry, but it is Flash driven, so the information is not viewable on an iPhone).  New members will be invited to a reception on September 22, 2011, at the home pictured in my sketch above.  The house was designed by Jackson, Mississippi, architect Lewis Graeber and has just received a complete decoration by Alabama-born Manhattan interior designer Richard Keith Langham.  The Devoted Classicist, as John J. Tackett, is entering his third term as President of the Board of Directors and can vouch for the many worthwhile activities as well as the many interesting members, now numbering about 400.  So those in the Memphis area, in particular, are encouraged to take a look at the website to see the lectures planned for the coming year, as many are open to the public.
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  1. All your work in building D.A.T. membership and bringing in the wonderful speakers is tremendous! And I love the drawing!

  2. Thanks, C. Your compliments are appreciated.


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