Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Interior Designer Carleton Varney at the Art Museum

Huntsville Museum of Art to bring renowned
interior designer to Huntsville on Valentine’s Day

Varney is president and owner of Dorothy Draper & Co. Inc., located in New York City. His company is one of the oldest established interior design firms in the U.S. and is named after its founder Dorothy Draper, a pioneer in interior design from the 1920s to the 1960s.

Local support for the program was provided by SEA Wire & Cable, Inline Lighting and Electrical, and Signa Read.

WHAT:                 Varney is the first presenter in the second annual Voices of Our Times lecture series presented by the Huntsville Museum of Art.

                                Voices of Our Times brings people of note in the arts, academia, publishing and politics to the Huntsville Museum of Art for candid, in-depth discussions and presentations.

WHEN:                 Thursday, February 14
11:30 a.m. – Champagne Reception
11:45 a.m. – Presentation
12:45 p.m. – Lunch
Book signing immediately following.

WHERE:               Museum Great Hall
300 Church Street South – Church St. entrance

WHY:                    The Museum’s Executive Director Christopher J. Madkour brought the popular lecture series to Huntsville last year with speakers including Col. Matthew Bogdanos, Gloria Vanderbilt, and former chief curator to the White House Betty Monkman. Madkour, former director of the Southern Vermont Arts Center (SVAC), experienced great success with the series as director of SVAC.

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