Saturday, May 26

Going Wilde
The Brooklyn Museum’s curator of decorative arts, Barry R. Harwood, will give a slideshow tour of his amazing Hudson Valley house, meticulously decorated in the extravagant style of the late 19th-century Aesthetic Movement. It’s the cover story of the current issue of The Magazine ANTIQUES.

Cocktails with Connoisseurs
We’ll be welcomed by hosts Paula and Phil Forman into one of the city’s most elegant historic homes, the Cyrus Curtiss Mansion, a c. 1834 Greek Revival house topped by an octagonal cupola.

Sunday, May 27

Shopping Guide
Modern magazine’s executive editor, Nicole Anderson, and its founding editor, Gregory Cerio, will take participants on a highly opinionated stroll to a few of Hudson’s leading shops that specialize in 20th century and contemporary design.

The Respectful Renovation
Architect Chip Bohl will lead a tour through a newly updated 1887 Queen Anne-style building on Warren Street, demonstrating how you can modernize a place while honoring its past.

Monday, May 28

Treasure Hunt
Test your knowledge of antiques and modern design and sharpen your eye as you follow clues that lead from store to store on Warren Street. Prizes include lodging for two at Hudson’s new luxury hotel, The Wick, and a signed copy of photographer Pieter Estersohn’s forthcoming book on the Livingston mansions, Life Along the Hudson.

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(RSVP for Cocktails with Connoisseurs essential by noon, Wednesday May 23; RSVP for Treasure Hunt needed by noon, Friday May 25)