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2017 Schedule of Events

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Preliminary Schedule of Events - WIS 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 20176:00 PM

Opening reception at the hotel followed by dinner

8:00 PMSally's Room
Thursday, April 27, 20179:00amWelcome – Mickey Hightower, WIS President
9:15amLucy Lead – Wedgwood and the First World War
10:00amCoffee Break
10:30am

Dr. Anne Forschler-Tarrasch – Chats on Harry Barnard

11:15amLouise Irvine – The Wiener Collection of British Ceramics at the WMODA
12:00pmLUNCH
1:30pmRobert Hunter – The Legacy of Josiah Wedgwood’s Shell-Edge Pattern
2:15pmPeggy Kerner – Seeing the World with Wedgwood Eyes
3:00pmFree afternoon
Dinner on your own or dinner at the hotel
Friday, April 28, 2017Day trip to see the collections at the Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts and Florida International University, Miami, with a buffet lunch at the Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts
Board Meeting
Dinner on your own
Saturday, April 29, 20179:30amLucy Lead – Wedgwood’s Crested Armorial Wares
10:15amCoffee Break
10:45amRobert Wedgwood – Groovy: Wedgwood in the Age of Aquarius
11:30amJoseph Bothwell – Wedgwood and Egyptology: Josiah Wedgwood, 18th-Century Scholars, and the Role Antiquity Played
12:15pmLUNCH
1:30pmDr. May Watt - What Mrs. Flaxman Saw ... A Firsthand Perspective on the Grand Tour
2:15pmMargaret Burnham – Wedgwood Undercover: The Rights and Wrongs of Wedgwood Covers
3:00pmFree afternoon
6:00pmCocktail reception and annual dinner including our annual general meeting and individual regional reports, with a special presentation by Stuart Slavid, Wedgwood – A New Perspective
Sally’s Room
 
Last Updated ( Friday, 06 January 2017 18:24 )
 

2017 Speaker Line-up

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Wedgwood International Seminar 2017 Speaker Line Up

Margaret Burnham, Objects Conservator, Birmingham Museum of Art, AL – Wedgwood Undercover. The Rights and Wrongs of Wedgwood Covers

Dr. Anne Forschler-Tarrasch, Chief Curator, The Marguerite Jones Harbert and John M. Harbert III Curator of Decorative Arts, Birmingham Museum of Art, AL – Chats on Harry Barnard

Lucy Lead, Archivist, The Wedgwood Museum, Barlaston, England – Wedgwood and the First World War

Lucy Lead, Archivist, The Wedgwood Museum, Barlaston, England – Wedgwood’s Crested Armorial Wares

Joseph Bothwell, Collector and Independent Scholar, Washington, D.C. – Wedgwood and Egyptology: Josiah Wedgwood, 18th-Century Scholars, and the Role Antiquity Played

Louise Irvine, Executive Director, Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts, Miami, FL – The Wiener Collection of British Ceramics at the WMODA

Peggy Kerner, Collector and Independent Scholar, Pound Ridge, NY – Seeing the World With Wedgwood Eyes

Dr. Mary Watt, Associate Professor of Italian Studies, Associate Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL – What Mrs. Flaxman Saw...A Firsthand Perspective on the Grand Tour

Robert Wedgwood, Collector and Independent Scholar, Palm Springs, CA - Groovy: Wedgwood in the Age of Aquarius

Robert Hunter, Archaeologist and Independent Scholar, Editor of Ceramics in America, Williamsburg, VA – The Legacy of Josiah Wedgwood’s Shell-Edge Pattern


Stuart Slavid
, Senior Vice President, Director of Fine Ceramics, Director of Fine Silver, Director of European Furniture & Decorative Arts, Skinner, Inc. – 
Wedgwood – A New Perspective
 
Last Updated ( Thursday, 05 January 2017 23:51 )
 

WIS Officers

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President

Mickey D. Hightower, TX

Vice President

Cyndi Andrews, CA

Treasurer

Sandra Olubas, OH 

Recording Secretary

Dr. Anne Forschler-Tarrasch, AL

Board of Governors

Donald Alexander, MD

Earl Buckman, TX

Margaret Kerner, NY

Jeffrey Hoffman, MA 

Alan Erickson, MO

Lorraine C. Horn*, MA

Robert J. Reichner, IL

Gaye Blake Roberts, UK 

Stuart Slavid, MA 

Director of Seminars

Mickey D. Hightower, TX

Proceedings Editor & Archivist

Dr. Anne Forschler-Tarrasch, AL

Public Relations Chairman

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Webmaster

Alan Erickson, MO

Curatorial Consultant

Gaye Blake Roberts, UK

Honorary Board

Earl L. Buckman*, TX 

Dr. Alvin Kanter, IL

Dorothy Lee Jones, MA

Muriel D. Polikoff*, PA

* Past President

Last Updated ( Sunday, 10 July 2016 01:24 )
 

WIS 2017

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WIS 2017 location is Miami!

Planned dates are April 26 - 29, 2017. 

Currently we are looking at staying here:

 
The National Hotel 

 



Last Updated ( Tuesday, 06 December 2016 23:12 )
 

New WIS Index

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Many, many thanks to Alton Powell for grant the WIS permission to place his index of WIS papers in the 'Members Only" section of the Discussion Area.

 Also many thanks to Paul Thomas for transcribing Alton's index into Excel and bringing it up to date!

Last Updated ( Thursday, 17 April 2014 03:39 )
 
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