Discoveries: Decorative Arts

Recent Articles

September 15th, 2022

“Kershaw & Sumter Counties: Magnificence in the Midlands”

Classical American Homes Preservation Trust is proud to partner with the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts, Historic Columbia Foundation, and the Columbia Museum of…

March 8th, 2022

The Historic Houses of Richard H. Jenrette, Part II: The Interiors and Furnishings

Author: Grant Quertermous, CAHPT Curator and Director of Collections  Part I of this series examined the sixteen historic houses owned by CAHPT’s founder Richard H.…

January 19th, 2022

“Beyond any other family in the place”: The Donaldsons in Fayetteville, North Carolina

Authors: Grant Quertermous, Curator and Director of Collections, and Robert Leath, President Friends of Classical American Homes and its sites will recognize the name Robert…

September 23rd, 2021

NCMoH Lecture Series: History of Roper House

Join Curator & Director of Collections Grant Quertermous for an exciting look at the history of Roper House located in Charleston, South Carolina. While this…

July 30th, 2021

Bringing Objects Home

 Grant Quertermous, CAHPT Curator & Director of Collections In the nearly fifty years that Richard H. Jenrette collected American decorative arts, he and his partner,…