BY ERICA P. LOME
I joined the Concord Museum through a two-year curatorial internship grant funded by the Decorative Arts Trust and the Gerry Charitable Trust. As the Peggy N. Gerry Curatorial Associate, my primary responsibility involves the redesign of 14 new permanent galleries.
BY LINDSY R. PARROTT
Can you tell the difference between an authentic Tiffany lamp and a forgery? That question—and challenge—is the focus of Tiffany or Tiphony? The Art of Connoisseurship, a new traveling exhibition organized by the Neustadt Collection of Tiffany Glass in Queens, NY.
BY ROBERT SHAW AND EMILIE GEVALT
American Weathervanes: The Art of the Winds, on view at the American Folk Art Museum, explores the rich layers of meaning behind a range of these evocative sculptural objects, crafted between the 1760s and 1914.
BY BENJAMIN COLEMAN
The Detroit Institute of Arts presents ‘Detroit Style: Car Design in the Motor City, 1950–2020,’ a monumental exhibition celebrating an artform pioneered around its hometown.
BY DANIEL SOUSA
In 18th- and 19th-century Britain, locally produced ceramics became an important medium for celebrating the economic benefits of slavery as well as denouncing its horrors.
BY MEL BUCHANAN
Ranging from the court of Henry VIII to Napoleonic France, the Latter-Schlesinger Collection at NOMA is one of the singularly important portrait miniatures collections in the United States.
BY PATRICK SHEARY
Illuminating Design: The Decoration and Technology of E. F. Caldwell and Co., 1895–1959, on view at the DAR Museum in Washington, D.C., is the first exhibit to focus on the work of this New York City firm.
An 18th-Century Parlor Brought to Life: The Artful Restoration of New Hampshire’s Moffatt-Ladd House
BY BARBARA WARD
For several years, a committee of staff and volunteers has been working on a renovation of the Parlor of the Moffatt-Ladd House, built in 1761–63 in Portsmouth, NH.
A highlight of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s 150th anniversary plan for 2020 was the March opening of the Museum’s newly installed galleries devoted to British decorative arts, design, and sculpture.
British Masterworks: Ninety Years of Collecting at Colonial Williamsburg opened in February at the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum. The installation ranges from portraits to furniture to ornate decorative arts.