The American-ness of American Collecting: A Work in Progress (27 July)

The Society for the History of Collecting invites you to its Zoom Lecture The American-ness of American Collecting—A Work in Progress Dr Elizabeth A. Pergam July 27, 2021 at 6:30 pm BST (1:30 pm EDT) Online The debate over how to define “American” has a long history and has taken on new relevance in interpretations … Continue reading The American-ness of American Collecting: A Work in Progress (27 July)

SHC Autumn Series on Independent museums in the UK (Session 1)

Panel discussion on the state of independent museums in the UK 10 September, 2020 at 6.30PM-7.30PM Online Organised and moderated by Marie Tavinor Helen Bonser-Wilton, Chief Executive Officer, Mary Rose Trust Emma Chaplin, director, Association of Independent Museums David Green, director, Florence Nightingale museum Yvette Shepherd, Museum Development Officer, London Museum Development In the UK, some … Continue reading SHC Autumn Series on Independent museums in the UK (Session 1)

Oxford Ceramics Group: Inaugural online lecture (Tuesday 7 July 2020)

The Oxford Ceramics Group invites you to its inaugural online lecture Vasemania at the Huntington: The Chelsea Vases Anne Anderson Tuesday, 7 July 2020, 18:30 (BST) Over the course of barely three years Joseph Duveen was able to amass a mega collection of Chelsea vases for Henry Edwards Huntington.  But why did Huntington want them … Continue reading Oxford Ceramics Group: Inaugural online lecture (Tuesday 7 July 2020)

LECTURE: Raiding The Past: Furniture For The Anglo-Gallic Interior, 1800-1865 (28 June 2020, Online)

The Furniture History Society invites you to its second free online lecture: RAIDING THE PAST: FURNITURE FOR THE ANGLO-GALLIC INTERIOR, 1800-1865 Dr Diana Davis Sunday, 28 June 2020, 19.00 (BST) The Green Drawing Room of the Earl of Essex at Cassiobury, by William Henry Hunt, 1823 (Thaw Collection, Copper Hewitt Museum, New York), acc. no. … Continue reading LECTURE: Raiding The Past: Furniture For The Anglo-Gallic Interior, 1800-1865 (28 June 2020, Online)

SHC Online Lecture: Jewish British Art Collectors

The Society for the History of Collecting Invites you to its inaugural online lecture Jewish British Art Collectors Charles Sebag-Montefiore Thursday 2 July 2020 at 6.30 pm This illustrated lecture [to be delivered via Zoom] will explore almost 250 years of Jewish collecting in Britain, from the opening of Bevis Marks Synagogue in 1701 to the start of World War … Continue reading SHC Online Lecture: Jewish British Art Collectors