Adults

The Redwood Classics Reading Program will meet on Friday, November 9 at 4:30 pm

Program Type: 
Date: 
Friday, November 9, 2018 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Author: 
lwhite

The 2018 Fall Life of the Mind Salon Series continues on Thursday, October 4 when Pulitzer Prize–winning author David Kertzer discusses his new book,The Pope Who Would Be King: The Exile of Pius IX and the Emergence of Modern Europe. With a combination of gripping, cinematic storytelling and keen historical analysis, rooted in an unprecedented richness of archival sources, The Pope Who Would Be King sheds fascinating new light on the end of rule by divine right in the Wes

Program Type: 
Date: 
Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Author: 
lwhite

Fall is in the air. Join our special collections staff to celebrate with a spread of old and rare volumes that will approach the turning of the season from a number of different angles. We will have out some astronomical works, almanacs, and treatises on plants, planting and the harvest that range from the 16th century to the 19th. Free and open to all.

Program Type: 
Date: 
Saturday, September 22, 2018 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Author: 
lwhite

The Redwood Book Club will meet on Saturday, December 22 at 10:30 am to discuss Samatha Silva's Mr. Dickens and his Carol. All are welcome. 

Program Type: 
Date: 
Saturday, December 22, 2018 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Author: 
lwhite

The Redwood Book Club will meet on Saturday, November 24 at 10:30 am to discuss Alexander Pushkin's Eugene Onegin. All are welcome. 

Program Type: 
Date: 
Saturday, November 24, 2018 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Author: 
lwhite

The Redwood Book Club will meet on Saturday, October 27 at 10:30 am to discuss John LeCarre's A Legacy of Spies. All are welcome. 

Program Type: 
Date: 
Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 10:30am to 12:00pm
Author: 
lwhite

Paul F. Miller of The Preservation Society of Newport County discusses the historic summer residences Vinland and the Watts Sherman House, focusing on their architects, builders and history.

Program Type: 
Date: 
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Author: 
lwhite

Paul F. Miller of The Preservation Society of Newport County discusses the architecturally significant but less well known summer residences acquired by Salve Regina, including Ochre Court. 

 

Program Type: 
Date: 
Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Author: 
lwhite

Charles J. Burns of the Newport Restoration Foundation will give an illustrated talk on the nine important portraits by Belle Epoque artist Giovanni Boldini of prominent ladies with ties to Newport, exploring their lives and connections to the artist. 


Program Type: 
Date: 
Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Author: 
lwhite

From the delicate ornament of the Villa Tenuta Beronni to the surreal atmosphere of the Villa Garzoni, where Carlo Goldoni wrote Pinocchio, this lecture celebrates the whimsical world of the villa from the 18th through the 19th centuries. Imagination and escapism inspired the design and use of villas at a time when Italy was in economic and political decline. The result is a rich legacy of architecture filled with both fantasy and fatalism. 


Program Type: 
Date: 
Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
Author: 
lwhite

Pages

Subscribe to RSS - Adults