Join the IFDA New York Chapter and the IFDA Educational Foundation as we Tour the Met with Gordon Frey, Professor of the History of Interior Design in the Interior Design Department of Fashion Institute of Technology.
Professor Frey interned at the American Wing and now guides visitors during their explorations of the museum and its treasures.
We will tour the Period Rooms and the American Wing Furniture collections. Learn the differences between the New York, Boston and Rhode Island furniture styles and how each piece of furniture fit into the lifestyles of their owners.
Saturday Oct 10th, 2015
Meet on the front steps of The Metropolitan Museum’s Fifth Ave entrance, at 82nd Street at 9:45 am.
The tour will run from 10 am to approx 12:30pm. Optional dutch treat lunch following. Location to be announced.
Tour fee is $40 for IFDA Members and $50 for Nonmembers.
Tour size is limited so register now to reserve your ticket! Museum admission is included. Proceeds to benefit the IFDA/EF Valerie Moran Grant
Please check www.metmuseum.org website for visiting tips and policies. Tickets are non refundable