Hamlen Walls in Bloom, Wallpaper of Exquisite Antique Gardens & Birds, Anew
April 2 @ 2:00pm - 3:30pm
at the T & R Club Bar
939 Boylston Street, Boston, Ma 02116
Join a conversation on the power of storytelling in antique garden panoramas, hand painted with touches of fantasy and high comedy. Join a garden tour along flowering trees hosting an exotic aviary in elegant old style chinoiserie. Learn how to use new print-to-order wallpaper and prints, pillows and curtains, to open rooms to be auspicious, memorable storytellers. Enjoy a reception and Q & A with Dev Hamlen, founder; Holly Alderman, director; and Tom Dobbins.
After the discussion walk with Holly and other guests to La Voile to continue the afternoon.
Color Antique Storyteller Prints of French Wallpaper Scenes, Antiques Anew
April 2 @ 4:00pm - 6:00pm
at 1855 | Bar à Vin de La Voile
259 Newbury Street, Boston, MA 02216
Join art director Holly Alderman to colorize new 8x10 art prints in your own style, while viewing their 1820 panorama in a new limited edition, and join the conversation on the power of storytelling in tableaux by Dufour, “the leading French maker of scenic wallpapers” (Wendy Moonan, NYT '98). Enjoy sophisticated wit composed in this comédie humaine as "a box in the theatre of the world”, in words of Walter Benjamin, 19th century Paris. Q & A to follow