2017 Emerging Scholars Colloquium

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Emerging Scholars Colloquium

George F. Baker House, 69 East 93rd Street, New York, NY

Sunday, January 22, 2017

The Classical American Homes Preservation Trust, in conjunction with the Decorative Arts Trust, is pleased to offer an inaugural Colloquium for students and young professionals in the decorative arts field. The speakers will give short lectures describing an exciting range of new discoveries. This event is sponsored in part by the Wunsch Americana Foundation and is a benefit for the Decorative Arts Trust’s Emerging Scholars Program.

SCHEDULE

8:30am

  • Registration with coffee and Danish
    George F. Baker Carriage House, 69 East 93rd Street, New York, NY 10128

9:00am

  • Opening remarks
    Margize L. Howell, Co-President, Classical American Homes Preservation Trust

9:15am

  • Presentations
    Matthew A. Thurlow, Executive Director, Decorative Arts Trust

    • Conformable to that of the waters”: Cultural Confluence in the Decorative Arts of Early Kentucky
      Daniel Ackermann, Department of Art History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
    • Revisiting Taunton: Making and Collecting the Chests of Robert Crosman
      Emelie Gevalt, Winterthur Program in American Material Culture, University of Delaware
    • Inspiring Interiors: England in the time of Casanova
      Courtney Harris, Curatorial Research Fellow, Art of Europe, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
    • High Style in the Lower Chesapeake: The Cabinetmakers of Edenton, 1745–1785
      Joseph Litts, Department of History, Clemson University
    • The Authority of Handicraft in the Age of Synthetics: Modern Weaving in the United States, 1930s-1950s
      Sarah Mills, Department of Art History, The Graduate Center, City University of New York

11:15am

  • Closing Remarks
    Peter M. Kenny, Co-President, Classical American Homes Preservation Trust

11:30am

  • Champagne Brunch Fundraiser for the Trust’s Emerging Scholars Program
    George F. Baker Houses, 67-69 East 93rd Street. This is an opportunity to speak directly to the speakers over brunch as well as to support the next generation of scholars.

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