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We hope you will join us for a noteworthy historical lecture series, "The Great English House," featuring four talks by architectural historian John Tschirch. The series visits four remarkable homes famed for their design, collections, and the legends of their owners. Each is a time capsule of a period in English history and each appears in the design books in the archives of the Redwood Library. 

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Wednesday, August 31, 2016 - 6:00pm
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lwhite

Please join us on Wednesday, May 25 for the capstone presentation of the RISD post-graduate architecture project titled "Sea Change". The students have spent a semester studying interior architecture and reimagining the Redwood's public spaces. The 11 students will present their projects and models to the public in this program. This project was generously underwritten by the van Beuren Charitable Foundation. Free and all are welcome.

5:45 – 7:00: Presentation to the Newport Community 

7:00 – 8:30: Reception in the Reading Room 

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016 - 5:45pm to Wednesday, June 1, 2016 - 5:30pm
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anonymous

Join us for a special lecture to celebrate an important acquisition! Architectural historian John Tschirch will speak on the Redwood's recently purchased seventeenth- and eighteenth-century architecture books, featuring "wonderful architecture and drawings of sublime beauty." The fifty-two titles, added to the Library's already significant collection of English and Continental pattern books, are now a valuable resource for scholars.

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Wednesday, June 22, 2016 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
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anonymous

Please join us on Thursday, February 25 at 5:30 pm for light refreshments and a "Round Table Discussion" on Extensions in the History of the Redwood Library. Interior Architecture is a field at the intersection of architecture, conservation and design of the built environment. Interior Architecture takes an innovative approach to the reuse and transformation of existing buildings. Every built structure eventually faces three possibilities: demolition, preservation or adaptive reuse. 

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Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
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lwhite

Join us as we read the Bard. Free and all are welcome. 

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Tuesday, December 27, 2016 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Author: 
lwhite

Join us as we read the Bard. Free and all are welcome. 

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Tuesday, December 20, 2016 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Author: 
lwhite

Join us as we read the Bard. Free and all are welcome. 

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Tuesday, December 13, 2016 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Author: 
lwhite

Join us as we read the Bard. Free and all are welcome. 

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Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Author: 
lwhite

Join us as we read the Bard. Free and all are welcome. 

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Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
Author: 
lwhite

Join us as we read the Bard. Free and all are welcome. 

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Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
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lwhite

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