Wilson Kelsey Design to Sponsor Lecture on the Topic of “Historic House Museums: Is There a Future?”

Salem, MA, February 06, 2007 --(PR.com)-- Salem, MA-based interior design firm, Wilson Kelsey Design is pleased to announce that the firm will be a corporate sponsor for a lecture and reception featuring Mr. Carl R. Nold, president and CEO of Historic New England (formerly SPNEA).

The event is the brainchild of the newly created Bowditch Institute of Salem and the Peabody Essex Museum, Historic Salem, Inc., Essex National Heritage Commission, Hamilton Hall, The House of Seven Gables, The Pickering House and the Stephen Phillips House, as well as Historic New England.

Mr. Nold will speak about making history interesting, relevant, and accessible through historic house museums, through stories of the houses and the residents, and through creating innovative collaborations and educational programs. This topic is especially relevant as several house museums are undergoing major changes and possible privatization. Will there continue to be historic house museums in our future?

A festive dessert reception with music of 18th century America will be a feature of the evening to be held at the historic Hamilton Hall of Salem, MA.

Tickets are offered in advance for $7.50/lecture or $17.50/ lecture and reception, or at the door for $10.00/lecture or $20.00/lecture and reception. There will be a cash bar. To reserve tickets call: Ms. Becky Putnam at 978-744-6343

About Wilson Kelsey Design
Wilson Kelsey Design, a residential interior design firm founded in 1996, serves upscale clients in Greater Boston and beyond. Principals John Kelsey and Sally Wilson have been mainstays of the Boston-area interior design scene since the 1970s.

Their interior design projects may involve architectural design and detailing; custom-designed furniture; lighting plans; and/or accessorizing and decorating using their sources from around the globe. All for new construction or renovations.

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