Thank you to all of our friends and donors who joined us for the fourth Emerging Scholars Colloquium on January 26, 2020 at the George F. Baker Houses.
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It was a treat to hear about new #decorativearts and #materialculture #research at the 2020 Emerging Scholars Colloquium in #NewYork, hosted in partnership with @ClassicalAmericanHomes with the support of the Wunsch Americana Foundation and Mr. & Mrs. Donald B. Ayres, III. Presenting were (pictured left to right): Celia Rodríguez Tejuca (Two 18th-Century Pueblan Cabinets), Vishal Khandelwal (Textiles and Design Exchanges between India and the United States), Katherine C. Hughes (Edgefield Stoneware in The Met’s American Wing), Rachel Pool (The Eameses and The Case Study House Program), and Kayli Rideout (An Engraved Tea Service in Antebellum Augusta, Georgia). After the program, we continued to a Bloody Mary Brunch benefit for the Emerging Scholars Program. A wonerful day! #trustemergingscholars #travelswiththetrust
Featuring captivating presentations by a diverse group of speakers and followed by a delicious Bloody Mary and ham biscuit brunch, we are happy to report this was another successful event.
- Edgefield Stoneware in The Met’s American Wing – Katherine C. Hughes, Peggy N. Gerry Research Scholar, The American Wing, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
- Textiles and Design Exchanges between India and the United States in the Mid-Twentieth Century – Vishal Khandelwal, Department of the History of Art, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
- The Eameses and The Case Study House Program: Introducing Scandinavian Design to Mid-Century America – Rachel Pool, History of Design and Curatorial Studies, Parsons School of Design and Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
- A Tale of Two Families: An Engraved Tea Service in Antebellum Augusta, Georgia – Kayli Rideout, American Studies, Boston University
- Transpacific Scopic Frames: the Folded Spaces of Two 18th-Century Pueblan Cabinets – Celia Rodríguez Tejuca, Art History, Johns Hopkins University
This event is sponsored in part by the Wunsch Americana Foundation and Mr. & Mrs. Donald B. Ayres, III and is a benefit for the Decorative Arts Trust’s Emerging Scholars Program. Thank you also to Chuck and Dee Akre for their support, as well as The Decorative Arts Trust, all of the speakers, and Clifford, Ralph, and Holland Harvard for helping to make this event possible.