16 November 2004

American Decorative Arts Forum
2005 lectures

The American Decorative Arts Forum has just released its lecture schedule for the coming year. Admission is free for ADAF members and $15 for non-members. The price of admission can be counted toward a $50 individual membership for 12 lectures a year. Further information is available at www.adafca.org.
11 JanuaryArt Pottery, Bungalows and Atascadero: E.G. Lewis and the American Women’s League
Anne Woodhouse, Missouri Historical Society, St. Louis, MO
Mini-exhibit: Arts & Crafts pottery and tiles
8 FebruaryDuncan Phyfe: Legendary Cabinetmaker
Peter Kenny, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Mini-exhibit: Classical designs: anthemia to urns
1 MarchAmerican Sampler: Silver and Other Treasures from the Ruth Nutt Collection
Julie Emerson, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
Mini-exhibit: Silver vessels, trays and trophies
5 AprilVictorian Glory: Victorian Interiors and All the Stuff They Contained
Paul Duchscherer, San Francisco
Mini-exhibit: Victorian textiles: antimacassars to shawls
10 MayAmerican Fancy: Exuberance in the Arts 1790–1840
Sumpter T. Priddy III, Alexandria, VA
Mini-exhibit: Fancy ceramics, chairs, coverlets, quilts, tole
14 JuneCollecting Country Arts: Nina Fletcher Little and the Connoisseurship of Anonymity
Philip Zea, Historic Deerfield, Deerfield, MA
Mini-exhibit: Folk, outsider and tramp art
12 JulyThe American Potter: Redware, Stoneware and Porcelain 1700–1900
Amanda Lange, Historic Deerfirld, Deerfield, MA
Mini-exhibit: American, Asian and European ceramics
16 AugustThe East India Marine Society and Early Maritime Collecting in Salem
Daniel Finamore, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA
Mini-exhibit: Maritime art and artifacts
13 September Golden Gate Park: Gallery of Victorian Style, Culture and Custom
Christopher Pollock, San Francisco, CA
Mini-exhibit: San Francisco scenes and memorabilia
11 OctoberBenjamin Franklin at Home
Page Talbott, Bala-Cynwyd, PA
Mini-exhibit: Founding fathers and mothers
8 November California Paintings of the Hudson River School and the Barbizon Period
Alfred C. Harrison, Jr., Northpoint Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Mini-exhibit: Landscapes
13 DecemberTo the Table: Food Preparation, Presentation and Pleasurable Partaking
Elizabeth Garrett, Strawbery Banke, Portsmouth, NH
Mini-exhibit: Place settings


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