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The Decorative Arts Society (DARTS) is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit membership group committed to improving the lives of women and children in Orange County, CA by investing in organizations and programs that help and empower them to achieve their potential as responsible contributing members of our community.

Our members appreciate design and decoration and are interested in learning about current trends as well as historic perspective. For its membership and guests, DARTS sponsors an annual lecture series on the decorative arts featuring experts in the fields of interior design, architecture, landscape design and other decorative arts.

First Board Meeting of 2016-2017

Board of Directors

Maureen Madigan, President Brenda Eastman Bonnie McClellan
Sandra Ayres Laraine Eggleston Marion Palley
Hyla Bertea Carolyn Garrett Linda Phillips
Cathi Bledsoe Adrienne Garrison Shelby Rigg
Diane Cannon Barbara Glabman Carole Steele
Ann Dennis Madeline Hayward Amy Trepus
Kim Donahue Sharon Henwood
Elana Donovan Mary Anna Jeppe

23rd Series of Lectures & Receptions

October 10, 2017
Steve and Brooke Giannetti
Architect and Interior Designer – “Stories & Dreams: Designing a Personal Home”
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November 14, 2017
Suzanna Salk
Designer and Stylist – “Decorate Fearlessly with Susanna Salk”
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February 13, 2018
Bobby McAlpine
Architect – “Poetry of Place”
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March 13, 2018
Ben Page
Architect – “Tradition in Transition – Profiles in Design”
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April 10, 2018
Brian Coleman
Author – “Porthault: The Art of Luxury Linens”
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