Designing the Gilded Age: A Symposium

Fri Nov 12 2021 at 09:00 am to 04:00 pm UTC-05:00

DAR Museum | Washington

DAR Museum
Publisher/HostDAR Museum
Designing the Gilded Age: A Symposium The DAR Museum's Symposium is back!
About this Event

This year’s symposium will explore the relationship between architects, decorators, and owners in the late 19th and early 20th centuries to compliment the museum’s current exhibit. Listen to a full day of speakers and tour the exhibit with Patrick Sheary, Curator of "Illuminating Design: The Decoration and Technology of E. F. Caldwell and Co., 1895-1959." Lunch and snacks included.

Speakers include:

Alice Dickinson, Curator of Collections, New York Yacht Club

Presentation: “Room by Room: Furnishing a Gilded Age Club”


Lori Finkelstein, Philip Franklin Wagley Director & Curator, Evergreen Museum & Library

Presentation: “The Enduring Allure of Evergreen's Gold Bathroom”


Barbara Hyde, Keeper of the May Patterson Goodrum House, The Watson-Brown Foundation

Presentation: “Something to Last the Years: Philip Trammell Shutze's Neoclassicism of the South”


Serena Newmark, Doctoral Candidate, Department of Art History, Freie Universität Berlin

Presentation: “Prussian Stylistic Influences on Ironwork in Gilded Age America”


Amber Wingerson, Museum Professional

Presentation: “Illuminating Etiquette: Interior Illumination at the Turn of the Twentieth Century”


Event Venue & Nearby Stays

DAR Museum, 1776 D St NW, Washington, United States

Tickets

USD 85.00

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