Fancy Footwork

Shoes; ca. 1740; manufactured in London; worn in New England; brocaded silk; yellow silk binding; ivory silk faille with yellow satin stripe (tongue lining); leather (sole and bottom of shoe); linen (lining), paper(label); courtesy of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, purchase partially funded by Margie and Harold Gill, Kimberly Ivey, Linda Baumgarten and John Watson, and Liza and Wallace Gusler in memory of MildredLanier, 2008-139, 1 & 2

August 1, 2019 to August 4, 2019

Williams Research Center
410 Chartres Street

$300; a limited number of Young Professional tickets are available for $125

The 2019 New Orleans Antiques Forum will “take steps” to explore topics including the depiction of animals in the decorative arts, the stylized feet of furniture and silver, the conservation of Dorothy’s ruby slippers, and more. Participants will have the opportunity to experience New Orleans at its best while learning from noted experts and enjoying the unique sights, sounds, and flavors of the region. A complete schedule of talks, information on optional activities, and registration information are available online.

Registration opens Monday, June 10, at 9:30 a.m. Registration for the 2019 New Orleans Antiques Forum and the optional events will be done via The Historic New Orleans Collection’s online registration system. Participants may also register for all New Orleans Antiques Forum events by calling (504) 598-7146.* No reservations will be taken via mail.

*Please note, in order to ensure that telephone reservations are taken in the order received, all calls will be sent to voicemail and messages will be returned in order. The fastest way to register and guarantee your place is to register online with your My HNOC account. Save time now and set up your account or check to make sure you can still login.