visitors get a closer look at the library


Join staff to explore some collections more deeply.

Decorative flourish

Concubines, hair ribbons, and dragons – oh my! Learn about one of the mansions oldest Chinese artifacts, more than 400 years old.

What’s up with the parrot and scissors?¬†Learn more about this still life painting by 18th century Italian artist Sebastiano Lazzari.

See cutting-edge communications technology of the Gilded Age.