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Speaker Series
October 5 at 6:00 PM
TEMPORARILY POSTPONED A Kind of Private Princedome: The Story of the Country House
Clive Aslet

TEMPORARILY POSTPONED. New date will be announced soon.


Adorned by great works of art and surrounded by nobly landscaped parks, these great ancestral homes are now being challenged by critics who see them as bastions of privilege, built from the proceeds of evil practices such as slavery. How should we regard these magnificent survivals, and what role does the country house play today?

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$10 for Non Members In Person

$5 for Non Members Live Stream