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

 

Thursday, August 3
Optional tour

 

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                                     

3:15–4:15 p.m.

Rococo Revival in America: The World of John Henry Belter
Jason T. Busch
Sotheby’s New York

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

 

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’s Place in Louisiana Painting
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.

Sunday Jazz Brunch (optional/additional charge)

Arnaud's Restaurant

813 Bienville Street