1. Award-winning interior designer Timothy Corrigan provided inspiration and instruction in the art of comfortably elegant decoration with beautiful photographs from his book, An Invitation to Château du Grand-Lucé (Rizzoli) during an evening event at a private residence in Chestnut Hill. After purchasing the French National Landmark, Corrigan bravely set about restoring the chateau to its full glory. His presentation led guests through a brief history of the chateau, aspects of the restoration, and finally the experience of a weekend visit. Traveling through the art and antique filled rooms and glorious gardens, Corrigan offered indispensable advice on how to live in historic homes in a modern way. (Front row) Rosanne Loesch,Virginia Baltzell, Celina Putnam, Georgia Shafia, (back row) Timothy Corrigan, Julia Ward, Barbara Delacato and Christopher Ward paused for a photo at the event.
2. Gayne Noel, Jeffrey Soulges, Virginia Baltzell,Stephen Fremet and Julia Ward enjoyed dinner after the presentation.