Built by shipwrights in 1834 for whaling merchant William Rotch Jr., the Rotch-Jones-Duff (RJD) House and Garden Museum epitomizes the “brave houses and flowery gardens” described by Herman Melville in Moby-Dick. Greek Revival in style, it was designed by architect Richard Upjohn, a founder and first president… read more
Celebrate the Seasons at the RJD – 2016
Join us for the premiere of “Silver Screen”
Designed to Delight & Inspire
– Opening Gala Preview Party –
Thursday, November 10th • 6:00 – 8:00 pm
– Open House Days –
November 11- 13 • 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
(Group Tours by Appointment Only Thursday, November 10th)
This fabulous fundraiser returns this year with all the glitz and glamor of Hollywood.
Watch the mail for your invitation or visit our website for all the details. Order a
customized holiday wreath from the RJD Greens Workshop. A demonstration by floral
designer Rachael Sirois on how to make versatile decorative holiday accents perfect
for centerpieces and hostess gifts will be offered on Saturday, November 12th at 9:15 am
(perfectly timed before the house opens for tours), $10 per person. Fabulous Dutch amaryllis
will be available for purchase with instructions on when to plant for holiday blooms.