The Best Design Events in March
February 17, 2020
Text by Erika Ayn Finch
Henry DuPont and the Entire History of the Winterthur Americana Collection
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.
History of Camellias in Boston
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.
Boston Flower and Garden Show
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
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
Architectural Digest Design Show
Shop for thousands of products from more than 400 leading global brands and independent makers.
Pier 94, New York City
The Connecticut Spring Show
Enjoy early American furniture and decorative arts at this event, hosted by the Haddam Historical Society.
Hartford Armory, Hartford, Conn.
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
Behind the Scenes in Collections Storage: Furniture
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.
Seacoast Home Show
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.
The New Elegance: Designing Around the World with Timothy Corrigan
Famed interior designer Timothy Corrigan shares images from his new book, which features eleven projects from around the world.
Venegas and Company, Boston
Editor’s Note: Events are subject to change. Please call or visit the website for times and ticket prices.