$40-$55 Purchase Tickets

Mansions of the Gilded Age Symposium

April 28

Venue Details
Lyndhurst

635 South Broadway, Tarrytown, NY 10591 United States

Join the Conversation

Five esteemed speakers and authors discuss topics related to Gilded Age homes, society, and art.

A selection of sandwiches, salads, and snacks will be available for purchase to ticket holders at lunch. Pre-purchase lunch voucher with your symposium ticket to speed through the lunch line.

Lecture Schedule

8:30 – 10 AM
Registration and Coffee Station Open; Museum Shop Open

9:00 AM
Special Tour of Lyndhurst Mansion
Optional add-on

Take a tour through the first and second floors of Lyndhurst mansion exclusively for symposium participants. Pre-purchase with your symposium ticket to receive a discounted tour price. Space is limited to 20 participants. Tour departs promptly at 9 AM.

10:15 AM
Introduction
Howard Zar, Executive Director, Lyndhurst

10:30 AM
Lynnewood Hall; The American Dream
Edward Thome

11:30 AM
What Would Mrs. Astor Do?
Cecelia Tichi

12:30 PM
Lunch and Book Signing
Pre-purchase lunch voucher with your symposium ticket to speed through the lunch line.

Optional Tour of Lyndhurst Mansion
Take a tour through the first and second floors of Lyndhurst mansion exclusively for symposium participants. Pre-purchase with your symposium ticket to receive a discounted tour price. Space is limited to 20 participants. Tour departs promptly at 12:30 PM.

2:00 PM
Life Along the Hudson, Historic Country Estates
of the Livingston Family
Pieter Estersohn

3:00 PM
The Homes of Jay Gould and the Magnificent Mansions
and Estates His Children Built
Gary Lawrance

4:00 PM
Music of the Gilded Age
Christopher Brellochs

5:00 PM
Champagne Reception and Book Signing
The reception is included and free to all symposium participants

To purchase tickets by phone: Call 1-888-718-4253 opt. 1 (please note that additional fees apply to phone orders.)


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