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February 2022

Behind the Scenes: Costume Shop

February 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Tryon Palace historic clothing interpreter Leslie Lambrecht will lead a tour of the historic Jones House with a brief description of the house and then through the Tryon Palace Costume Shop on the first floor of the house. The costumer will discuss historical clothing research, the sewing techniques used in the past, and current projects for upcoming events. Space is limited on each tour and flash photography is prohibited. Tours may involve walking and climbing stairs. All visitors to Tryon Palace,…

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Behind the Scenes: Conservation Lab

February 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Learn about the conservation work that is done to the artifacts on exhibit in the Governor’s Palace, North Carolina History Center and our historic house museums around Tryon Palace with Behind-the-Scenes tours of the Tryon Palace Conservation Lab. Observe the techniques and tools the conservation staff uses to preserve items from the past to be showcased in the present and for future generations. Also, guests can learn about techniques they can use to care for their own treasures at home.…

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