The Best Design Events in March

Text by Erika Ayn Finch
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Boston Design Week happens March 25-April 5.

Henry DuPont and the Entire History of the Winterthur Americana Collection
March 2
This illustrated lecture explores Henry Francis DuPont’s collection of American decorative arts, his summer residence in Southampton, and his Delaware estate.
Bruce Museum, Greenwich, Conn.
greenwichdecorativearts.org

History of Camellias in Boston
March 7
Learn about the history of camellia cultivation in New England from the late 1700s through the 1900s. Afterwards, visit the 1804 greenhouse to see the flowers in bloom.
Lyman Estate Greenhouses, Waltham, Mass.
historicnewengland.org

Boston Flower and Garden Show
March 11-15
The theme of this year’s show is Garden Party: Celebrating Friends & Family. Enjoy lectures, demonstrations, workshops, amateur competitions, and a bustling garden marketplace.
Seaport World Trade Center, Boston
bostonflowershow.com

Design with Plants
March 12, 19, 26 and April 2
Learn how to view plants through a lens of form and function. At the end of the course, you will leave with a strategy for laying out your garden.
Arnold Arboretum, Boston
arboretum.harvard.edu

Architectural Digest Design Show
March 19-22
Shop for thousands of products from more than 400 leading global brands and independent makers.
Pier 94, New York City
addesignshow.com

The Connecticut Spring Show
March 21-22
Enjoy early American furniture and decorative arts at this event, hosted by the Haddam Historical Society.
Hartford Armory, Hartford, Conn.
ctspringshow.com

Boston Design Week
March 25-April 5
This 12-day greater-Boston festival takes pride in its diverse offerings – everything from interior design and architecture, to graphic design and fashion. Last year, it boasted eighty-four events in sixteen cities.
Various locations throughout Boston
bostondesignweek.com

Behind the Scenes in Collections Storage: Furniture
March 28
Get a peek at Historic New England’s furniture collection and learn about the history of furniture in the region.
Historic New England, Haverhill, Mass.
historicnewengland.org

Seacoast Home Show
March 28-29
More than 200 exhibitors will showcase the latest in building and remodeling, kitchens and bathrooms, green living, and more.
Whittemore Center Arena, Durham, N.H.
newenglandexpos.com

The New Elegance: Designing Around the World with Timothy Corrigan
March 31
Famed interior designer Timothy Corrigan shares images from his new book, which features eleven projects from around the world.
Venegas and Company, Boston
bostondesignweek.com

Editor’s Note: Events are subject to change. Please call or visit the website for times and ticket prices.

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