The Hill-Stead Museum: Decorative Arts Study Group (DASG) Presents: The Art and Science of Painted Wood Grain 




Tuesday, October 20

6:30 – 8:30 pm

6:30 – 7 Reception in the Makeshift Theater

7 – 7:15 DASG Annual Meeting

7:15 – 8 Talk and Demonstration

8 – 8:30 Tim Eaton Examines Hill-Stead’s Painted Wood Grain Inside the Museum

Several rooms at Hill-Stead were decorated with the fashionable wall treatment of wood grain painting — in public rooms (such as the Dining Room shown above) and behind-the-scenes service areas.

Artisan Tim Eaton will discuss painted wood grain finishes and lead a demonstration showcasing current tools and techniques.  The program will include a look at Hill-Stead’s original wood grained spaces.

Enjoy wine, beer, and hors d’oeuvres at a reception in Hill-Stead’s Makeshift Theater before the program.

Sponsored by Hill-Stead’s Decorative Arts Study Group.

Free for Members of the Decorative Arts Study Group and TPR Society Members. Non-members $15.

Please click here to register by October 16: