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Bonnet House Museum and Gardens

Bonnet House Museum and Gardens
900 North Birch Road
954-563-5393

History:

Bonnet House’s modern history began when Birch gave the Bonnet House property as a wedding gift to his daughter Helen and her husband, Chicago artist Frederic Clay Bartlett in 1919. The newlyweds began construction of Bonnet House in 1920, eager for a winter retreat where Frederic could pursue his artwork and Helen could compose music and poetry. Tragedy struck in 1925 when Helen died from breast cancer. Frederic’s visits to Bonnet House then became sporadic until 1931 when he married Evelyn Fortune Lilly. With this marriage, a renaissance occurred on the site as Frederic and Evelyn entered a prolific period of embellishing Bonnet House with the decorative elements that delight visitors to this day.

Bonnet House Museum and Gardens is accredited by the American Association of Museums. The site was listed on the National Register of Historic places in 1984 and declared a historic landmark by the City of Fort Lauderdale in 2002.In 2004, the National Trust for Historic Preservation included Bonnet House in its Save America’s Treasures program. Due to the threat posed by inappropriately massive nearby development, the National Trust and the Florida Trust for Historic Preservation designated listed Bonnet House as one of America’s 11 most endangered sites in 2008.



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Upcoming Events at Bonnet House Museum and Gardens

Exhibition - Impressions: The New Aesthetic

Tuesday, Mar 26, 2019 from 9:00am to 4:00pm
Fort Lauderdale, FL
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Exhibition - Impressions: The New Aesthetic

Wednesday, Mar 27, 2019 from 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Exhibition - Impressions: The New Aesthetic

Thursday, Mar 28, 2019 from 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Exhibition - Impressions: The New Aesthetic

Friday, Mar 29, 2019 from 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Exhibition - Impressions: The New Aesthetic

Saturday, Mar 30, 2019 from 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Exhibition - Impressions: The New Aesthetic

Sunday, Mar 31, 2019 from 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Exhibition - Impressions: The New Aesthetic

Tuesday, Apr 2, 2019 from 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Exhibition - Impressions: The New Aesthetic

Wednesday, Apr 3, 2019 from 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Exhibition - Impressions: The New Aesthetic

Thursday, Apr 4, 2019 from 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Exhibition - Impressions: The New Aesthetic

Friday, Apr 5, 2019 from 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Exhibition - Impressions: The New Aesthetic

Saturday, Apr 6, 2019 from 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Exhibition - Impressions: The New Aesthetic

Sunday, Apr 7, 2019 from 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Exhibition - Impressions: The New Aesthetic

Tuesday, Apr 9, 2019 from 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Exhibition - Impressions: The New Aesthetic

Wednesday, Apr 10, 2019 from 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Exhibition - Impressions: The New Aesthetic

Thursday, Apr 11, 2019 from 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Exhibition - Impressions: The New Aesthetic

Friday, Apr 12, 2019 from 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Exhibition - Impressions: The New Aesthetic

Saturday, Apr 13, 2019 from 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Exhibition - Impressions: The New Aesthetic

Sunday, Apr 14, 2019 from 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Exhibition - Impressions: The New Aesthetic

Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019 from 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Exhibition - Impressions: The New Aesthetic

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019 from 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Exhibition - Impressions: The New Aesthetic

Thursday, Apr 18, 2019 from 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Exhibition - Impressions: The New Aesthetic

Friday, Apr 19, 2019 from 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Exhibition - Impressions: The New Aesthetic

Saturday, Apr 20, 2019 from 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Exhibition - Impressions: The New Aesthetic

Sunday, Apr 21, 2019 from 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Exhibition - Impressions: The New Aesthetic

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019 from 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Exhibition - Impressions: The New Aesthetic

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019 from 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Exhibition - Impressions: The New Aesthetic

Thursday, Apr 25, 2019 from 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Exhibition - Impressions: The New Aesthetic

Friday, Apr 26, 2019 from 9:00am to 4:00pm
Fort Lauderdale, FL
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Exhibition - Impressions: The New Aesthetic

Saturday, Apr 27, 2019 from 9:00am to 4:00pm
Fort Lauderdale, FL
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Exhibition - Impressions: The New Aesthetic

Sunday, Apr 28, 2019 from 9:00am to 4:00pm
Fort Lauderdale, FL
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