Special Offer from Portland Stage for Mansion Members January 31, 2019

The Mansion is teaming up with our friends at Portland Stage to offer a $5 discount* exclusively for Victoria Mansion members to the January 31st performance of  The Importance of Being Earnest.   The night will include a pre-show reception at 6:30 with VM Executive Director Tom Johnson and Portland Stage's Artistic Director, Anita Stewart as they lend perspective [...]

Special Offer from Portland Stage for Mansion Members January 31, 20192019-01-14T16:05:24+00:00

Conservation Ramps Up in the Off Season

For the first time in Mansion's history, there are two major interior conservation projects happening concurrently. In the Reception Room, conservators have completed the conservation of the magnificent gasolier (originally a gas-powered lighting fixture), which will be reinstalled in the room in the coming weeks. Planning continues to restore the room's original textiles, including the teal and [...]

Conservation Ramps Up in the Off Season2019-01-14T15:57:38+00:00

The Numbers Are In! Recapping Christmas at Victoria Mansion: Christmas Through a Child’s Eyes

We are pleased to report the Mansion enjoyed a very healthy 2018-2019 holiday season overall. Evening events Night of the Nutcracker and A Taste & Tipple with Mr. Dickens enjoyed sold out crowds and over 360 people visited the Mansion for the First Friday Art Walk on December 7 alone. We ended the Christmas season with an overall 14% [...]

The Numbers Are In! Recapping Christmas at Victoria Mansion: Christmas Through a Child’s Eyes2019-01-14T14:46:41+00:00

‘History Catches up to the Morses’ by Charisse Gendron

Ruggles and Olive Morse foretold the future of archaeology in featuring the myth of Leda and the swan in their Dressing Room, adjacent to a Bathroom styled after the frescoes at Pompeii on the second floor of the Mansion. Queen Leda’s ravishment by the god Zeus, in the form of a swan, is one of [...]

‘History Catches up to the Morses’ by Charisse Gendron2019-01-14T15:53:07+00:00