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.
9 am–5 pm,7 days a week