New summer exhibit examines chairs from the 17th and 18th centuries
This summer’s exhibit by the Kent Historical Society will explore the differences in style and design among chairs (yes–the furniture) from circa 1600 – 1800, with examples on loan from private collections.
“Put It Down Over There: Musings on Early Chairs” will be presented in the Seven Hearths Museum with a public opening July 30 and continues weekends 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. through September 5.
Free admission to the exhibit for members; $5 suggested donation for non-members.
The Kent Historical Society’s mission is to collect, preserve, interpret and present the rich history of Kent as well as to provide educational and research material to enrich the public understanding of Kent’s artistic and cultural heritage. For more information, see www.kenthistoricalsociety.org or call 860-927-4587.