2013 Programs

“New Bedford Harbor at Sunset,” 1858 by William Bradford
Frigates and Festoons: Fundamentals of Marine PaintingStuart Frank, New Bedford Whaling Museum
High chest, Boston, Massachusetts, 1712-1725.
SundayMar 10
Round barn, built 1926, Hancock Shaker Village, Hancock, MA
Reform and the Roots of Modernism: Shaker ArchitectureJulie Nicoletta, University of Washington, Tacoma
Side chairs, Philadelphia, PA, ca. 1765 and 20th century.
Antiques, Copies and Fakes: When Old Chairs MultiplyTara Gleason Chicirda, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
The Artist as a Young Man: Self-Portrait by William Matthew Prior, 1825
Artist and Visionary: William Matthew Prior RevealedPaul D’Ambrosio, Fenimore Art Museum and the Farmers’ Museum
Desk designed by Donald Deskey
Going Modern: American Design in the 1920sJohn Gordon, Yale University Art Gallery
Grecian pier table attributed to Thomas Seymour for Isaac Vose & Son, Boston, ca. 1823-1825
Fancy dress costume, “Infanta Margarita” after Velasquez, worn by Kate Brice to the Bradley-Martin Ball
Gilded Lives: New York Fashion and Design, 1880–1914Jeannine Falino, Museum of Arts and Design
Coupe, ca. 1867, agate with gilded and enameled brass by Charles Duron
Summer Cocktail Party with English Butler, 1961, by Larry Salk
Glamorous Vice: Cocktail Culture’s Couture and AccoutrementsMichelle Finamore, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Pieced quilt top fragment, England, 1700–1730
400 Years of American Quilts, Styles and InfluencesLinda Baumgarten, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation
Aeronautical trophy retailed by Black, Starr & Frost (active 1874-1929), New York City, 1907
Stories in Sterling: Four Centuries of Silver in New YorkMargaret Hofer, New-York Historical Society