The New Orleans Antiques Forum 2014
"Southern Expression"

 

Thursday, July 31

Optional tour—sold out


Friday, August 1

Boyd Cruise Room, Williams Research Center, 410 Chartres Street

8:30–9:30 a.m.

Registration

9:30–9:45 a.m.

Welcome

Priscilla Lawrence and Jack Pruitt Jr.

The Historic New Orleans Collection

9:45–10 a.m.

Opening Remarks
What’s New about the Old South

Tom Savage, Moderator
Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library

10–10:30 a.m.

I Know It When I See It: Some Thoughts on Southern Expression in the Arts
John H. Lawrence
The Historic New Orleans Collection

10:30–10:45 a.m.

Break

10:45–11:45 a.m.

“Who Dat?” Using New Tools in Decorative Arts Research
Daniel Kurt Ackermann
Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts

11:45 a.m.–2 p.m.

Lunch (on your own)

2–3 p.m.

Not Just Another Pretty Face: Time and Timekeepers in the South
Ralph Pokluda
Chappell Jordan Clock Galleries

3–3:15 p.m.

Break

3:15–4:15 p.m.

Images of Nature: Natural History of the Early South
Margaret Beck Pritchard
Colonial Williamsburg

4:30–6:30 p.m.

Reception
The Historic New Orleans Collection
533 Royal Street


Saturday, August 2

Boyd Cruise Room, Williams Research Center, 410 Chartres Street

8–9 a.m.

Registration

9–10 a.m.

Cheap and Cheerful: The Everyday Ceramics of Early New Orleans, 1780–1840
Robert Hunter
Editor, Ceramics in America

10–11 a.m.

Looking South:  An Art Historical Journey
Estill Curtis Pennington
Art historian

11–11:15 a.m.

Break

11:15 a.m.–
12:15 p.m.

Southern Civil War Quilt Stories: Fact or Fiction
Merikay Waldvogel
Quilt historian

12:15–1:45 p.m.

Lunch (on your own)

1:45–2:45 p.m.

"The Largest Assortment Constantly On-Hand": Furniture in New Orleans, 1840–1900
Stephen Harrison
The Cleveland Museum of Art


 


Sunday, August 3

Boyd Cruise Room, Williams Research Center, 410 Chartres Street

9:45–10 a.m.

New Treasures at The Historic New Orleans Collection
Priscilla Lawrence
The Historic New Orleans Collection

10–11 a.m.

Artistry of Death: The Cult of Mourning in the 19th-Century South
John T. Magill
The Historic New Orleans Collection

11 a.m.–12 noon

Great Houses of the South
Laurie Ossman
The Preservation Society of Newport County

12 noon–12:15 p.m.

Closing Remarks
Priscilla Lawrence and Jack Pruitt Jr.
The Historic New Orleans Collection

12:30–2 p.m.

Sunday Jazz Brunch (optional/additional charge)

Antoine's Restaurant

713 St. Louis Street

 


The 2014 New Orleans Antiques Forum is presented by The Historic New Orleans Collection with support from