Coinciding with Winterthur’s reopening this spring, the museum will host the 11th annual Sewell C. Biggs Winterthur Furniture Forum, Furniture in the South: Makers & Consumers, on March 1 and 2. An array of scholars and specialists, including distinguished curators from Winterthur, will lead two days of fascinating lectures and workshops focusing on southern regional … Continue reading Winterthur Furniture Forum Highlights Southern Furniture
Changing locations is usually difficult for well established antiques events and event organizers always prefer to remain in their established venue and hope, if they must move, that the cloud will have a silver lining. But for this year’s New York Ceramics Fair, loosing the lovely surroundings of the National Academy Museum on 5th Avenue … Continue reading New York Ceramics Fair Releases Numbers
Perhaps Henry Francis Du Pont would find it odd, but a new program at his Delaware home turned museum extraordinaire is focusing on the era when he collected rather that the era of his collections. Chic it Up! Winterthur Design Conference in November will focus on the 1950's Theater of Tradition and Technology. A brochure … Continue reading Winterthur Conference Skips Forward A Century
During its New American Wing construction period, Met has generously loaned its vast collections of American paintings to different institutes such as Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, New Britain Museum of American Art, etc. "Faces of a New Nation -- American portraits of the 18th and early 19th centuries from the Metropolitan Museum of … Continue reading Faces of a New Nation
Brock Jobe narrates a really well-produced online gallery tour of the Harbor and Home display at Winterthur. The exhibit closes May 25, 2009. Click and listen.