History of Decorative Arts
George Mason University in Partnership with Smithsonian Associates

Summer in Scotland 2014


Treasure Houses of Scotland: Collectors & Collections

Scenes from the Summer of 2014 in Scotland

Students enjoy the sunny day waterside on a visit to Culzean Castle & Country Park.


The class receives a private tour of Broddick Castle from Godfrey Evans, Senior Curator of European Decorative Arts for National Museums of Scotland. 



Students study the decorative details in Culzean Castle's dining room.



Ranald MacInnes, Head of Heritage Management for Historic Scotland lectures the group on the grounds of Dumfries House.



The following sites were visited throughout the course of Treasure Houses of Scotland: Collectors and Collections:


The Burrell Collection
Pollock House
Hill of Tarvit Mansionhouse & Garden
Glamis Castle
Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum
Hunterian Art Gallery
Abbotsford House, Home of Sir Walter Scott
Floors Castle
Mellerstain House & Garden
Culzean Castle & Country Park
Dalmeny House
Hopetoun House & Estate
Dumfries House
Newhailes House
Brodick Castle, Garden & Country Park
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