The Artistic Frame: An Inquiry into the Enhancement of Paintings

  • Details

    Frame conservator, frame historian, & master gilder William Adair began his career in frame conservation at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery. This special exhibit features a collection of frames created by Art League students who have participated in Bill’s gold leaf workshops. Artists created their own artwork & then developed frame designs to complement and become extensions of the work.

  • Dec 4, 2016
  • Recurrence:
  • Recurring daily
  • Times:
  • Gallery Hours: Monday – Saturday, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm; Open Thursdays until 9:00 pm; Sunday, 12:00 noon – 6:00 pm
  • Price:
  • Free
  • Details

    Frame conservator, frame historian, & master gilder William Adair began his career in frame conservation at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery. This special exhibit features a collection of frames created by Art League students who have participated in Bill’s gold leaf workshops. Artists created their own artwork & then developed frame designs to complement and become extensions of the work.

The Artistic Frame: An Inquiry into the Enhancement of Paintings