Spectacular: The Merriweather Post Collection of Gems and Jewelry
Join Hillwood’s Executive Director Kate Markert as she provides new insights into Hillwood’s world famous gem and jewelry collection through pieces from world-renowned firms such as Cartier, Van Cleef & Arpels, and Harry Winston, chic jewels from boutique firms David Webb and Verdura as well as an impressive ensemble of historical pieces, among them the Empress Marie Louise diadem and the earrings reputedly worn by Marie Antoinette on the eve of the French Revolution.
5:30-6:30 p.m.: Self-guided touring of the mansion and exhibits
6-6:30 p.m.: Members-only wine-and-cheese reception
6:30-7:30 p.m.: Lecture
7:30 p.m.: Book Signing