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WIS 2015 Schedule

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Location

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Sheraton

Hotel

3:00-5:00pm

Registration

Sheraton

Hotel

6:15-7:00pm

President’s Reception

Sheraton

Hotel

7:00-8:30pm

Dinner

Sheraton

Hotel

8:30pm

Sally’s Room

Location

Thursday, April 23, 2015

BMA*

9:00am

Welcome, Gail C. Andrews, The R. Hugh Daniel Director, Birmingham Museum of Art

Welcome, Mickey Hightower, President, Wedgwood International Seminar

BMA*

9:15-10:00am

Robin Emmerson, Curator emeritus, Lady Lever Art Gallery, Port Sunlight, England

Wedgwood Jasper Chimney pieces – 1780 or 1880?

BMA*

10:00-10:45am

Adele Barnett, Founder and former president, The Wedgwood Society of Washington, D. C., Fairfax, VA

Shell Shock: Centuries of Wedgwood’s Shell Fancying

BMA*

10:45-11:15am

Coffee Break

BMA*

11:15-12:00pm

Margaret Carney, Founder and Director, The Dinnerware Museum, Ann Arbor, MI

Great Moments in Ceramic History: Wedgwood for Example

BMA*

12:00-12:45pm

Graham C. Boettcher, Chief Curator, The William Cary Hulsey Curator of American Art, Birmingham Museum of Art

“China” painting on Wedgwood

BMA*

12:45-2:00pm

Lunch and free time in the Museum (the Museum closes at 5:00pm)

BMA*

2:00-4:00pm

Afternoon activities, including library resources program; conservation lab visit; storage tour; soap-making with molds made from Wedgwood medallions from the BMA collection; hands-on session

Dinner on your own (see restaurant guide)

Sheraton

Hotel

Sally’s Room will be closed this evening

 

Location

Friday, April 24, 2015

BMA*

9:00-9:25am

Anne Forschler-Tarrasch, Senior Curator, The Marguerite Jones Harbert and John M. Harbert III Curator of Decorative Arts, Birmingham Museum of Art

The Swinging Sixties: Wedgwood Studio Potters

BMA*

9:25-9:45am

Robin Emmerson, Curator emeritus, Lady Lever Art Gallery, Port Sunlight, England

Unrivalled Wedgwood. An Exhibition at the All-Russian Museum of Decorative, Applied and Folk Art, Moscow

 

BMA*

9:45-10:30am

Colin Jones, Collector, Sydney, Australia

Wedgwood in Australian Public Collections

BMA*

10:30-11:15am

Coffee Break

BMA*

11:15-12:00pm

Ellen Gerth, Curator of Collections, Odyssey Marine Exploration, Tampa, FL

The Blue China Shipwreck: Staffordshire Ceramics for the US Market

BMA*

12:00-12:45pm

Harwood Johnson, FSA, Philadelphia, PA

Wedgwood & Bentley Medallions: Identifying Unknown Subjects

BMA*

12:45-2:00pm

Lunch and free time in the Museum (the Museum closes at 5:00pm)

BMA*

2:00-4:00pm

Afternoon activities, including library resources program; conservation lab visit; storage tour; soap-making with molds made from Wedgwood medallions from the BMA collection; hands-on session

Sheraton

Hotel

6:00-7:00pm

Skinner’s Reception

Sheraton

Hotel

7:00-8:30pm

Dinner – General meeting and regional reports

Sheraton

Hotel

8:30pm

Sally’s Room

 

Location

Saturday, April 25, 2015

BMA*

9:00-9:45am

Robin Emmerson, Curator emeritus, Lady Lever Art Gallery, Port Sunlight, England

Wedgwood in the Empress’s Bedroom

BMA*

9:45-10:30am

Susan Egenolf, Associate professor, Department of English, Texas A & M University

Expeditionary Wedgwood: The Aesthetic Collapse of Time and Space

BMA*

10:30-11:00am

Coffee Break

BMA*

11:00-11:45am

Sandy Olubas, Collector, Milford, OH

Wedgwood and Wine:  From the Cellar to the Table

BMA*

11:45-1:00pm

Lunch and free time in the Museum (the Museum closes at 5pm)

1:00pm

Afternoon on your own

BMA*

6:00-7:00pm

Cocktail reception (cash bar)

BMA*

7:00-8:30pm

Annual banquet dinner at the Birmingham Museum of Art, with special guest Anthony Jones, CFO of WWRD, Barlaston, England

Sheraton

Hotel

8:30pm

Sally’s Room

 

 

BMA* - 

Birmingham Museum of Art

2000 Rev. Abraham Woods, Jr. Blvd.

Birmingham, AL 35203

 

Last Updated ( Thursday, 05 February 2015 18:59 )