The New Orleans Antiques Forum 2017
"In Their Hands: Creative Masters of Southern Decorative Arts"

 

Thursday, August 3
Optional tour for full-forum registrants (additional charge)

 

Friday, Friday August 4

Boyd Cruise Room, Williams Research Center, 410 Chartres Street

9:30–9:45 a.m.

Welcome
Priscilla Lawrence and Jack Pruitt
The Historic New Orleans Collection

9:45–10 a.m.

Opening Remarks
Hands across the Sea: A Euro Splash in Southern Decorative Arts

Tom Savage, Moderator
Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library

10–10:30 a.m.

Close at Hand:  An Appreciation of Artists and Artisans in the South 
John H. Lawrence
The Historic New Orleans Collection

10:45–11:45 a.m.

Please Don’t Shake My Etch-a-Sketch: Collection Management
Best Practices and Planning for Ultimate Disposition

Ramsay H. Slugg
National Wealth Strategies Group, US Trust

11:45 a.m.–2 p.m.

Lunch (on your own)

2–3 p.m.

Louisiana Acadian Furniture and Related Material Culture
Dr. Jack D. Holden    
independent scholar and preservationist                                    

3:15–4:15 p.m.

Rococo Revival in America: The World of John Henry Belter
Jason T. Busch
Jason Jacques Gallery

4:30–6:30 p.m.

Reception
The Historic New Orleans Collection
533 Royal Street

 

Saturday, August 5

Boyd Cruise Room, Williams Research Center, 410 Chartres Street

10–11 a.m.

Designing Women: Newcomb Pottery Decorators, 1895–1940
Judith H. Bonner
The Historic New Orleans Collection

11 a.m.–noon

Clay Prophet: George E. Ohr
Garth Clark
scholar and critic

noon–1:30 p.m.

Lunch (on your own)

1:30–2:30 p.m.

Chasing Southern Dreams: German Silversmiths in New Orleans
Lydia Blackmore
The Historic New Orleans Collection

2:30–3:30 p.m.

Young Scholar Presentation
“All the Beauty and Fashion of the City”: Edward Caledon Bruce in New Orleans

A. Nicholas Powers
Museum of the Shenandoah Valley

3:30–5 p.m.

French Quarter Open House
An afternoon shopping excursion to French Antique Shop Inc., Keil’s Antiques, Moss Antiques, and Royal Antiques.

 

Sunday, August 6

Boyd Cruise Room, Williams Research Center, 410 Chartres Street

9:45–10 a.m.

Hidden Treasures of the Gulf South: Recent Finds by the CIS
Matthew A. Thurlow, Decorative Arts Trust
Sarah Duggan, The Historic New Orleans Collection

10–11 a.m.

Jacques Amans and Friends: Rethinking Portraiture in Nineteenth-Century Louisiana
William Keyse Rudolph
San Antonio Museum of Art

11 a.m.–12 noon

Celebrating Southern Ceramic Expressions
Robert Hunter
Ceramics in America

12 noon–12:15 p.m.

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

12:30–2 p.m.

Jazz Brunch with the Speakers (optional/additional charge)
Arnaud's Restaurant
813 Bienville Street