Thomas Day Furniture

Venue
Danville Museum of Fine Arts & History
Address
975 Main Street
Danville, VA 24541
Region Southern Virginia
Locality Danville City
Date(s)/Time:
Saturday, June 01, 2013 - Wednesday, December 31, 2014 (10:00 AM-5:00 PM)
Telephone: (434) 793-5644
General Information info@danvillemuseum.org
Museum website www.danvillemuseum.org
Thomas Day House website www.miltonnc.com/day.html

Thomas Day (b. 1801 - d. 1861) was a free black cabinet and furniture maker whose shop was in Milton, N.C., a short distance from Danville, VA.  The story of his business success in the antebellum South demonstrates his accomplishment as an artisan.  He was famous for sturdy architectural interiors and furniture of unique design. 

Visit the Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History to see his work exhibited:  a secretary, a wardrobe and several chairs.  A tour of the Thomas Day House in historic Milton, NC is available by appointment and a short 12 miles from Danville Museum.  Appointment information is available at http://www.miltonnc.com/day.html

Danville Museum is open 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, and Sunday 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.  Group tours available.



Admission Fee: $8 adult, $6 senior, $4 student; FREE for active military, child under 6, members.

Last Updated: 6/5/2013 5:17 PM
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