A message concerning recent proposals by the Wallace Collection As an association dedicated to developing research into and interest in the history of objects, collecting and collections, we are profoundly disturbed by the suggestion that one of the key tools used by students, researchers and the general public is now under threat. Over the years, … Continue reading A message concerning recent proposals by the Wallace Collection
Dear All, Please find attached the Call for Papers for the 2020 History of Collecting Seminar series. If you would like to submit a proposal please send it to email@example.com. The deadline is Friday 6 September 2019.
Celebrating Lady Wallace: Women Philanthropists of the Gilded Age A Study Day in the Wallace Collection Lecture Theatre on Monday 18 March 2019 10.00 Registration, tea and coffee 10.30 Anne Fay (Head of Education), Welcome and introduction to the day 10.40 Suzanne Higgott (Curator of Glass, Limoges Painted Enamels, Earthenware and Early Furniture, The Wallace … Continue reading Celebrating Lady Wallace: Women Philanthropists of the Gilded Age (18 March 2019)
Seminars in the History of Collecting Piecing together a collection: Sir William Holburne’s display mounts Catrin Jones (Curator, Holburne Museum, Bath) Monday, 26 November 2018, 5.30pm The Wallace Collection Lecture Theatre Our understanding of works of art can be transformed by how they are displayed. This paper will explore the gilt-bronze, marble and rosewood mounts which were … Continue reading Invitation to the History of Collecting Seminar (26 November 2018)
A two-day international conference exploring Sir Richard Wallace and his collection. This year the Wallace Collection is celebrating the two-hundredth anniversary of the birth of Sir Richard Wallace. Taking Sir Richard Wallace and his collection as its starting point, the conference will look at aspects of collecting and collections in London andParis in the wake … Continue reading Sir Richard Wallace and His Age: Connoisseurs, Collectors and Philanthropist (15-16 November 2018, London)