“Holiday Enchantment at the Mansion” December 8, 2021 - January 9, 2022

The Mansion’s Grand Staircase, photo courtesy of Alex Rosenfeld Photography

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Tour times: Wed.-Sun., 12, 1, 2 & 3 p.m.

The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum will kick off the Holiday Season on Wed., Dec. 8, 2021 with a new exhibition titled, Holiday Enchantment at the Mansion

Nominated for the second consecutive year as one of the 10 Best Historic Holiday House Tours in the U.S. by USA Today, the Museum will explore cherished Victorian holiday traditions from the 1850s through the 1890s.  It will also feature beautiful 21st-century Christmas trees and seasonal displays by renowned interior designer Victoria Vandamm of Vandamm Interiors and floral designer Danna DiElsi of The Silk Touch.

The exhibition, Holiday Enchantment at the Mansion, curated by Museum Consultant Stacey Danielson with the assistance of Trustees Mimi Findlay and Paul Veeder and the LMMM Curatorial Committee, captures the magical excitement of the holiday season with historic-era tree displays, vintage toys, an exploration of the history of Christmas cards, a magnificent Aesthetic Movement holiday dinner party table setting, and glamorous Victorian gowns.

The Music Room’s 1890s Tree, photo courtesy of Gus Apazidis
The Library Vignette, photo courtesy of Sarah Grote Photography