Historic Lighting

Giving a Second Life to Historic Light Fixtures

video still of chandelier and hand adjusting fixture

Watch as Dawn Ladd, founder of Aurora Lampworks, Inc., explains her team’s work restoring light fixtures for The Frick Collection’s Fifth Avenue home. By refurbishing the fixtures’ appearance and rewiring them to improve energy efficiency and lighting quality, visitors to the museum’s renovated buildings will enjoy their signature historic character while gaining a better viewing experience of the cherished works of art they house.