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London’s famed V&A museum to host conversation on Sunnylands: Public Lives, Private Spaces

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STARTS AT 11/06/2017 7:00 pm
London's famed V & A, the world's leading museum of art and design, is hosting a conversation between designer Michael Smith and Sunnylands Center & Gardens Director Janice Lyle on Monday, November 6.

Sunnylands: Public Lives, Private Spaces will take place in the museum's Lydia & Mangred Gorvy Lecture Theatre beginning at 7 p.m. For detailed information and to purchase tickets please visit the museum website.

Michael Smith is known especially as the designer of the Obama White House. He also designed the Great Room at Sunnylands Center & Gardens. Janice Lyle is author of the newly-published ‘Sunnylands: America’s Midcentury Masterpiece.’ The conversation will offer an inside look at how public figures design their private homes to express personal tastes and values.

Walter and Leonore Annenberg lived in Britain for many years when Walter was U.S. Ambassador to the Court of St. James's. At Sunnylands, the Annenber's winter home, they welcomed British royalty and prime ministers along with U.S. presidents and other celebrities.