Dec 12Art at Hand: Center for Art and Education
Dec 18Wednesday Workshop: Holiday Greeting Cards
Dec 31Museum Closes at 2 p.m.
Jan 11Webby's Art Studio: Nail Art
Jan 14In Focus-Today's Topic: The Mindful Museum
Jan 15Wednesday Workshop: Metal Masterpieces
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Symposium: Collecting with a Vision
Collecting with a Vision: Shelburne Museum and the Emergence of the Americana Movement is a one-day symposium featuring noted experts from historians to curators speaking on the history and psychology of collecting and collections.
10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 5.
Pizzagalli Center for Art and Education.
$50 for Non-members, $45 for Members. To register, please contact Cathy Walsh, (802) 985-0865 or email@example.com
Jean Burks, Senior Curator, Shelburne Museum
Gallery walk and object study of artifacts featured in the opening exhibit: Color, Pattern, Whimsy, Scale: The Best of Shelburne Museum.
Catherine Whalen, Bard Graduate Center, Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture
“Passion or Pathology? Cultural Narratives of Collecting.” A critique of psycho-analytical approaches to collecting, collecting motivations and cultural narratives through which collectors and collecting continue to be represented.
Briann Greenfield, Central Connecticut State University, Associate Professor of History; Coordinator, Public History Program
Inventing American Antiques: Furniture Collecting in Twentieth-Century New England. Dr. Greenfield specializes in the early development of the antiques market in New England and ways in which collecting trends impacted the aesthetics of American culture.
Elizabeth Stillinger, Editor, The Magazine Antiques, 1963-1972; Author, A Kind of Archeology, Collecting American Folk Art (2011); The Antiquers (1980)
The Artistic Eye: Electra Webb and Her Collecting Contemporaries. The era during which Mrs. Webb collected claims a constellation of collectors. Ms. Stillinger depicts similarities and differences in vision and motivation among Mrs. Webb and her contemporaries, including Katherine Prentis Murphy and Ima Hogg.
Click HERE for a complete schedule of events.
Click HERE for presenter bios.