Ashley Householder, Curator of Exhibitions, The Preservation Society of Newport County
Tuesday, March 27, 6:00pm, Rosecliff, 548 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI 02840
How did Oscar Wilde, the face of the British Aesthetic Movement (1870-1890), come to find himself in Newport entertaining "the most prominent cottagers" at the Casino Theater on July 15, 1882? Join us for a lively and insightful talk focusing on Wilde's grand North American lecture tour and the aestheticism message he brought to Newport.
Advance ticket purchase required. Preservation Society members $10, General Public $15.
www.newportmansions.org, or call 401-847-1851