Object of the Month: “Rodo” Chairs

Date: Wed, February 06, 2019
Time: 1:00pm

Reynolda House Museum of American Art


Free with Museum admission

Designed by Paul Rodocanachi for Jean-Michel Frank, these quintessential art deco chairs can be seen throughout Reynolda House, denoting the influence of Mary Reynolds Babcock. Manager of school of family learning Julia Hood presents this talk.

This series on the first Wednesday of the month features Reynolda House curators, educators, and guests sharing a one-hour, in-depth look at one object in the collections of Reynolda, plus a few surprises. Join us for the entire season:

March 6Dancing (1934) by Arthur Dove, with Allison Slaby, curator

April 3: Katharine Reynolds’s Riding Habit, with Bari Helms, director of archives & library

May 1: Chinese Palace Jars, with Allison Thompson, public programming fellow

June 5: Reynolda’s Roof, with Phil Archer, Betsy Main Babcock Deputy Director

July 3: Dem Was Good Ole Times by Thomas Hovenden (1882), print, with Allison Slaby, curator

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