Meet the Historic Area’s expert tradespeople in the galleries. Visit with the cabinetmakers, silversmiths gunsmiths, joiners, tailors, and more in the cool, open space of the Art Museums as they demonstrate the techniques and tools used in their trades. They have moved their workspaces to the museums with fashion trades in the Leckie Gallery and woodwork in the Blagojevich Gallery.
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Tradespeople in the Galleries
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