Emerging Scholars Colloquium 2019

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Emerging Scholars Colloquium 2019

George F. Baker Carriage House
69 East 93rd Street,
New York, NY 10128
January 20

The Classical American Homes Preservation Trust, in conjunction with the Decorative Arts Trust, is pleased to offer our third annual Colloquium featuring students and young professionals in the decorative arts field. Join us for a morning speaker series on new research by young scholars! 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 and Coffee
    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

    • Unified Design: Midcentury Modernism at Winterthur
      Carrie Grief, Winterthur Program in American Material Culture, University of Delaware
    • The Liberating Stich: The Politics of Sympathy in White Women’s Abolitionist Needlework
      Mariah Gruner, Department of American Studies, Boston University
    • Between Fantasy and Familiarity: Chinese Tea Culture and Painting Traditions
      Tammy Hong, Andrew W. Mellon Research Assistant in Modern Materials, National Gallery of Art
    • Governor John Wentworth and the Vice-Regal Interior in British North America
      Steven McNeil,  Department of Art History, Queen’s University
    • New Insights into Maryland’s Imported Furniture, 1780-1830
      Elisabeth Mallin, Decorative Arts Trust Associate Curator, Maryland Historical Society

11:15am

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

11:30am

  • Bloody Mary & Ham Biscuit Benefit to support the Trust’s Emerging Scholars Program, George F. Baker House, 67 East 93rd Street. This is an opportunity to meet the speakers and visit this remarkable location while helping the next generation of decorative arts historians.

REGISTRATION LEVELS

  • Student: $10, Admission to the Colloquium. *This level is limited to students currently enrolled in a undergraduate or graduate program.
  • General: $25, Admission to the Colloquium.
  • Pine: $75, includes colloquium registration and brunch ($15 is tax deductible)
  • Cherry: $250, includes the above as well as acknowledgement in the program and a copy of Adventures with Old Houses ($200 is tax deductible)
  • Mahogany: $500, includes the above as well as a private tour of Edgewater with Peter Kenny and a signed copy of Duncan Phyfe: Master Cabinetmaker of New York ($450 is tax deductible)
  • Rosewood: $2500, includes the above and offers the special opportunity to invite three guests to the ESC, brunch, and to a private dinner on Saturday evening with the Emerging Scholars and Trust Director Matt Thurlow, in addition to an all-access tour with drinks at Edgewater led by Peter Kenny. This registrant will also receive the exclusive benefit of pre-registration for all Trust domestic programs in 2019.  ($2250 is tax deductible)

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