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Thurs - Tues, May 27th - September 26th, 2022

10:30 AM & 1:30 PM Thurs-Mon, 2:30 PM Tues
Check in at the Welcome Center where tour will start.

$16-$30 +service fees.

Not suitable for children under 12 years of age.

Please read our COVID Visitor Requirements before purchasing tickets.

Additionally, please be advised that there is no air conditioning in the historic mansion. Our Welcome Center and Exhibition Gallery are cooled, but please prepare for the warm weather when visiting us!

Women’s Work tracks the deep, pervasive, and continuing influence of the domestic craft tradition in the practice of contemporary women artists. The exhibition will explore how this embrace of feminine domesticity as an expression of gender-specific artistic identity was a constant practice for the growing number of women artists who emerged in the 1970s, 80s, and after. Conversely, the exhibition will explore how the embrace of feminine handiwork traditions has allowed the work of contemporary women artists to be diminished.

Approximately fifty contemporary works, created after 1970 by American women artists, will be placed in conversation next to historic antecedents from the 18th and 19th century in the mansion, a domestic setting for which the historic works were originally designed. The objective of the exhibition is to establish the significance of this influence, whether specific or subtle, and to highlight the diversity of artists, whether by race, class, or geographic location, who were influenced.

This is a guided tour of the exhibition and will last 90 minutes

The exhibition will be mounted jointly with Historic New England, which will be providing much of the historic materials to be exhibited alongside the contemporary works. The exhibition is currently scheduled to run from May 27th until September 26th, 2022.

If the tour is sold out, you can take a Classic Mansion Tour and let our staff know your interest in the exhibition and they can provide a guide for you to read about the art.

Please present printed tour tickets or have them available on your smartphone to show to Welcome Center staff when checking in for your tour.

All visitors must have a pre-purchased ticket to take the tour. A limited number of tickets are available for each tour and tickets do sell out. If you are taking a tour, you do NOT need to purchase a Daily Grounds Pass. All ticket purchases are non-refundable.

For everyone’s safety, Lyndhurst reserves the right to deny or revoke the admission of any visitor who refuses to comply with these guidelines. As in any public setting, we cannot guarantee that you will not be exposed to COVID-19. By visiting Lyndhurst, you voluntarily assume such risks.

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Tickets

Adult: $30
Senior, AAA, Military, Student: $28

Youth (Ages 6-17): $16

 

Purchase tickets by phone: Call 1(888)718-4253 opt. 1 (additional fees apply to phone orders).

Tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable.

In the event of a cancellation, an email notification will be sent to ticket holders through our ticketing partner Showclix.

Tour Schedule

10:30 AM & 1:30 PM Thursday through Monday.

2:30 PM on Tuesdays

Please find the tour availability through Showclix when you purchase your tickets.

Accessibility

Lyndhurst welcomes all visitors, but please note that this tour requires the ability to be standing for approximately one hour and climb stairs.

The tour visits the exhibition gallery and two floors of the mansion. Only the exhibition gallery and first floor of the mansion are ADA accessible.

There is no elevator in this historic building.

Not suitable for children under 12 years of age.

Plan your Visit

The guided tour will start at the Welcome Center, the brick complex located just past Lyndhurst mansion, where visitors can check-in and visit the Gift Shop. No large bags or backpacks will be permitted in the mansion. Plan to arrive at the Welcome Center 15 minutes prior to your tour start time.

 

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