Tour the Newark Museum with retiring Chief Curator Ulysses Dietz

EVENTS > SPECIAL PROGRAMS

Special Program Member Tour

The Newark Museum
49 Washington Street,
Newark, NJ 07102

November 3, 2017

Join the Decorative Arts Trust on November 3rd for a special day in Newark, NJ, to honor the career of renowned curator Ulysses Grant Dietz. Mr. Dietz has served as Curator of Decorative Arts of the Newark Museum since 1980 and will be retiring in December from his post as Chief Curator. Under his leadership the museum re-envisioned the display of its outstanding holdings, and his research and exhibitions have reinvigorated popular interest in everything from 19th-century interiors to modern ceramics to antique jewelry. Members will enjoy an in-depth collections tour, including the Newark Museum’s 1885 Ballantine House and newly re-installed galleries of decorative arts. Our day will also include a visit to the nearby New Jersey Historical Society to see their collection of decorative arts and historic objects relating to the state’s history from the Colonial era to the present day. Participants will enjoy lunch in the Newark Museum’s Ballantine House.

SCHEDULE

10:00am

  • Tour of the New Jersey Historical Society

12:00pm

  • Lunch in the Ballantine House, Newark Museum

1:00pm

  • Tour of the decorative arts galleries with Ulysses Dietz

3:00pm

  • Conclusion

CONTACT OFFICE TO BE PLACED ON WAIT LIST.

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