Saskia Wilson-Brown of the Institute for Art and Olfaction

Froth and Folly: Scent for 18th-Century French Nobility



Which scents wafted through the air at the Palace of Versailles? Join Saskia Wilson-Brown of the Los Angeles-based Institute for Art and Olfaction for a historical introduction to perfumery. Explore the materials used to create potpourri, fragrance waters, and perfume oils in France during the 18th century; view related objects from the decorative arts collection; and create your own historic fragrance in this hands-on workshop. Course fee $65 (includes materials). Complimentary parking. 

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