Rhode Island State Council on the Arts

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This Old House Visits Blithewold Mansion
Blitehwold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
February 21, 2013
Thursday, 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $45 Member, $55 Non-member
Blithewold Mansion welcomes Kevin O’Connor, host of the venerable This Old House and Ask This Old House television programs. Join us for a sneak preview of the current season and learn about the show’s latest project; a 1930s cottage in the woods. Learn how the show is made, enjoy behind-the-scene stories and photos, and have all of your home improvement questions answered.

Architect Olga Bachilova will teach some of the general rules and challenges of historic preservation by using samples of different New England Projects, including the exciting preservation projects happening at Blithewold. She will be presenting before, during, and after images of the construction.
Blitehwold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum
101 Ferry Road
Bristol, Rhode Island
401-253-2707
http://www.blithewold.org/event/show/540