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"Louis Comfort Tiffany, a Personal Portrait," Lyman Allyn Art Museum,
New London, Connecticut

Louis Comfort Tiffany in 1886

Sunday, October 6, 2019

 

Presenter: Michael Burlingham │ Great-grandson of Louis Comfort Tiffany & NYC-based writer, editor & photographer

 

Louis Comfort Tiffany was not just an extraordinary artist but also a colorful character. To better understand his complex personality, take a profusely illustrated PowerPoint trip with the Tiffany family from their modest beginnings on a farm in Massachusetts to northeastern Connecticut, where LCT's grandfather was a cotton manufacturer at the dawn of the Industrial Revolution. Find out who the Tiffany's were, how they influenced one another, and what motivated their varied achievements, from textiles to diamonds to glass.

 

Time: 2:00 – 3:30 PM
Cost: $20 members / $25 non-members