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2023 Emerging Scholars Colloquium

Special Program

January 22, 2023 

The Decorative Arts Trust is excited to host our 7th Annual Colloquium featuring young scholars in the decorative arts field. This event is sponsored by Classical American Homes Preservation Trust (CAHPT) and Mr. & Mrs. Donald B. Ayres III. 

SCHEDULE

Emerging Scholars Colloquium
Park Avenue Armory, Board of Officers Room

Registration Fees: $25 for in-person event or $25 for virtual livestream 

9:00 am

  • Gather for coffee and bagels

9:30 am

  • Welcome by Kevin Cherry, Vice President, CAHPT Director of Education and Outreach, and Grant Quertermous, CAHPT Curator and Director of Collections 
  • Introductions by Catherine Carlisle, Manager of Educational Programs, Decorative Arts Trust
  • Little Gems: Studio Craft at Cranbrook’s Frank Lloyd Wright Smith House
    Nina Blomfield, Decorative Arts Trust Marie Zimmermann Collections Fellow, Cranbrook Center for Collections and Research
  • Reinterpreting an American Chair: Clara Porset and Josef Albers’ Butaca
    Christina De León, PhD Candidate, Bard Graduate Center, and Associate Curator, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
  • Struck Visitors from Afar: Chinese Metals and English Restoration Silver in the “Chinese Taste”
    Susan Eberhard, PhD Candidate, University of California, Berkeley
  • Luxury Scissors in the Early Modern World
    Claire E. Sabitt, PhD Candidate, Princeton University
  • Genealogical Threads: Unraveling the History of the Hooker-Pierpont-Russell-Talcott Family Apron
    Olivia R. Scott, MA Student, Parsons School of Design

11:30 am

  • Concluding remarks by Matthew A. Thurlow, Executive Director, Decorative Arts Trust

 

Brunch fundraiser for the Decorative Arts Trust’s Emerging Scholars Program
Park Avenue Armory, Colonel’s Room

Registration Fee: $125 

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

  • Extend your time at the Armory with a festive brunch in celebration of our Emerging Scholars Program with the opportunity to toast our speakers and meet fellow decorative arts enthusiasts. All proceeds benefit our Emerging Scholars Program. 

Please also consider joining us for New York Antiques Weekend on January 20–21, 2023. 

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