Cass
          Gilbert Society

Furnishings

Minnesota State Capitol Furnishings Project

furniture designed by Cass Gilbert

Minnesota Historical Society Grant Received

The Cass Gilbert Society has received a grant support for our Furnishings of the Historic 1905 Minnesota State Capitol Research Project 

The Cass Gilbert Society is more than halfway into this one-year project. For more information contact the Project Manager, Natalie Heneghan using our contact page.

Upcoming Library Presentations: about the Project

  • 11/20: Luverne Library (1pm) + Meinders Library, Pipestone (6:30 pm)
  • 11/21: Marshall-Lyon Library (12 pm)
  • 12/10: Central Library, St. Paul (1:30 pm)
  • 12/11: Columbia Heights Library (6:30 pm)
  • 12/14: Rochester Library (7 pm)
  • 12/19: Winona Library (6 pm)

RECENT NEWS


Restoring the People's House (aired on November 23rd, 2017 55:00)
View online at TPT: Host Mary Lahammer explores the top-to-bottom three-year $300 million restoration.

TPT's Almanac: Capitol Furnishings Scavenger Hunt (aired on August 18th, 2017 4:04)
View online at TPT: There’s an historic scavenger hunt for original furnishings from the State Capitol. | View Facebook post: View TPT's Almanac video segment 4:04

View online at KSTP Channel 5 'Hunt for History' (aired on July 14th, 2017):


View Facebook post about finding an N Work Table

View Facebook post about more #1087 Armchairs found

View Facebook post about finding a #573 Swivel Chair

View Facebook post about finding 'DD Swivel Chairs'

View Facebook post about finding Original Windows

View Facebook post about finding a #537 Armchair

View Facebook post about finding #1087 Armchairs

furniture designed by Cass Gilbert

About the Furnishings Stories Project

Read more about the project in the Star Tribune

Read online Article on "Searching for Cass Gilbert" in Old Times, August 2017

Download the project Postcard. [748kb PDF]

Download the project Press Release. [74kb PDF]

Download the project Press Release 2. [74kb PDF]

Download the "Attention to Detail" 1989 catalog to view all furnishings styles. [7.8 MB PDF]

Download the project Poster [4.5 MB - Adobe Reader PDF]




Minnesota Clean Water and Legacy Amendment - Arts
                  and Legacy Fund
This project has been financed with funds provided by the State of Minnesota from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund through the Minnesota Historical Society.