of Newport Beach
Helping Women & Children through appreciation of the Decorative Arts.
Welcome to the Decorative Arts Society of Newport Beach.
The Decorative Arts Society is a non-profit group giving to Casa Teresa, Laura?s House, Mariposa and Women Helping Women.Board & Patrons Trip, Charleston SC - April 2011
Our Society sponsors an annual lecture series on the Decorative Arts featuring authors and personalities in the fields of Interior design, Architecture, Landscape Design and the Decorative Arts. For more information about our society, please visit the About Us page.
The Decorative Arts Society is pleased to present our eighteenth annual series of programs on the decorative arts, beginning October 9, 2012 and concluding April 9, 2013.
A More Beautiful World: Frances Benjamin Johnston and the New American Garden
Tuesday, April 9th, 2013
Sam Watters is an independent writer and lecturer on the American house and garden prior to 1930. Educated at Yale University, the University of Marseilles and the Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew, Sam is the author of books, articles and essays on wide ranging subjects from cactus theft in the Mojave desert to childrens' asylums in the 19th century. He lectures widely both here and abroad.
For more information, please visit: www.watterssam.com
For more information on our current lecture series, as well as speaker bios and lecture locations,visit our Lecture Series page.
All lectures will be held at:
Newport Stadium Theatres
300 Newport Center Drive
Newport Beach, CA 92660