Objects of Desire: Style for the Garden and Home Preview Party


Objects of Desire: Style for the Garden and Home will kick off with a festive Preview Party on Friday, June 1 from 6:00 to 8:00. The event will give guests an “early bird” opportunity to browse and buy mid-century, antique, contemporary, one-of-a-kind garden accents, fine furniture, found objects, art and accessories, all beautifully presented by 25+ top dealer, all while enjoying delectable hors d’oeuvre and a sangria bar by Barcelona Restaurant. Marianne Howatson, CEO and Publications Director of CTC&G, is the Guest of Honor at the Preview Party.

“All proceeds will directly benefit the Historical Society and help support our mission: To shine a light on the making and meaning of history though Wilton’s stories and historic preservation,” said E. Bulkeley Griswold, President of the Board of Trustees of the Wilton Historical Society.

Tickets are $125 per person.
Don’t miss the fun!

Three ways to order tickets:

  • Use the links below
  • Send check by mail
  • Call 203-762-7257

Marianne Howatson
CEO and Publications Director of CTC&G
Guest of Honor at the Preview Party

Objects of Desire Preview Party Committee:
Barbara Massy Bear, Haiku Durden, Janet Foster, Lori Fusco, Suzanne Knutson, Jennie MacGregor, Andrea McLaughlin, Nan Merolla, Margaret Ogdon, Katy Williams, plus Co-Directors Kim Mellin and Allison Sanders.

Left to right: Allison Sanders, Nan Merolla, Lori Fusco, Haiku Durden, Suzanne Knutson, Barbara Massy Bear, Margaret Ogdon, Andrea McLaughlin, Kim Mellin. Missing from photo Janet Foster, Jennie MacGregor, Katy Williams.  Photo: Katie Kinsley Photography


Objects of Desire 2018 Sponsors

Exclusive Media Sponsor


  • Bankwell

  • Duble & O’Hearn

  • Greenhouse Wealth Management

  • Geoffrey Schur Exteriors

  • John Derian Company

  • Reynolds & Rowella