If Arts & Crafts Walls Could Talk: Paper, Paint, or Stencil?

12/10/2016 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM PT




  • $20.00  -  General Public
  • $12.00  -  AHC Members


Had Socrates met William Morris, he might have opined “The unexamined wall is not worth living with…”


Far from being silent witnesses to the life of a home’s occupants, walls played a crucial – and often overlooked – role in the Arts & Crafts‐era interior. Whether painted, stenciled, fabric‐covered or wallpapered, a room’s surfaces were no less an expression of personal taste or artistic ideals than the famous furniture and decorative objects to which they played backdrop.


In this highly visual presentation full of rare period images and examples, you’ll discover the wide range of beautiful wall and ceiling treatments that could be the real scene-stealers in early 20th‐century homes. Bo Sullivan is the owner and founder of Arcalus Period Design, an old-house consulting resource, and Bolling & Co., purveyors of rare antique wallpapers.


Sponsored by: Kraft Custom Construction


This lecture program is held at the Architectural Heritage Center - 701 SE Grand Avenue




Parking is on-street (free on Saturdays) or in the parking lot on the west side of Grand Avenue between SE Yamhill and Belmont Streets - just to the north of the Grand MarketplaceDo not use the lot where Dutch Bros. Coffee is locatedThank you to Bolliger and Sons Insurance for sharing their lot with us for our evening and Saturday education programs.

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