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Emerging Scholars Colloquium 2022

Virtual Program

January 24, 2022, 12:002:00 pm ET 

The Decorative Arts Trust is pleased to offer our 6th Annual Colloquium for young scholars in the decorative arts field. 

Schedule: 

  • 12:00 pm Opening remarks, Matthew A. Thurlow, Executive Director, Decorative Arts Trust
  • 12:15 pm Presentations, Carrie Greif, Curator of Educational Programs, Decorative Arts Trust
    • The Tie that Binds: Stitching Together Communities in a Baltimore Album Quilt, Elizabeth Fox, Henry Luce Curatorial Assistant, Worcester Art Museum
    • “The Possibilities of a Box”: Louise Brigham’s Box Furniture and the Making of Democratic Craft and Design, Jena Gilbert-Merrill, Lois F. McNeil Fellow, Winterthur Program in American Material Culture, University of Delaware
    • The Portrait Returned: Art, Enslavement, and Optical Instruments in the Chesapeake, 1750-1800, Michael Hartman, Jonathan Little Cohen Associate Curator of American Art, Hood Museum, Dartmouth College
    • An Incessant and Engrossing Pursuit: Nancy Vincent McClelland, Wallpaper, and Historic Decoration, Margaret Wood, Decorative Arts and Design History, George Washington University
    • Freedom of Brush and Spirit: Late-Ming Trade Ceramics and Their Creative Momoyama-Edo Japanese Consumers, Xiaoyi Diana Yang, Bard Graduate Center
  • 2:00 pm Daniel Ackermann, Chief Curator and Director of Collections, Research and Archaeology, Old Salem Museums and Gardens, leads a question & answer session with the presenters 

This event is sponsored in part by the Wunsch Americana Foundation and Mr. & Mrs. Donald B. Ayres, III. All proceeds benefit the Trust’s Emerging Scholars Program

Registration fee: Pay What You Can

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