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 

View the Minnesota Capitol Furnishings project online now

The Cass Gilbert Society has completed this one-year project. For more information contact the Society using our contact page.

Learn about Cass Gilbert's work visit our Minnesota State Capitol website page and discover more about his full career.


RECENT NEWS


Minnesota Capitol Gets a Facelift. (Traditional Building Magazine. Feb 19, 2018)
View online: HGA Architects and Engineers and Schooley Caldwell Associates renovate the Minnesota State Capitol


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 Capitol Furnishings project wrapping up

View Facebook post about the MNHS collection's off-site storage facility

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


Visit the MN Capitol Furnishings project online now

Read more about the project in the Star Tribune

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.