The New Orleans Antiques Forum 2018
"It Really Works! Utilitarian Objects, Beauty and Utility"

 

Thursday, August 2
Optional tour for full-forum registrants (additional charge)

 

Friday, Friday August 3

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
Happy Birthday, Mr. Chippendale

Tom Savage, Moderator
Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library

10–10:30 a.m.

Workaday Things: Beauty of the Utilitarian
John H. Lawrence
The Historic New Orleans Collection

10:45–11:45 a.m.

Treasures on Trial: The Art and Science of Detecting Fakes
Linda Eaton
Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library

11:45 a.m.–2 p.m.

Lunch (on your own)

2–3 p.m.

Crafting Creole Architecture
Eugene D. Cizek
Tulane School of Architecture (emeritus)                                    

3:15–4:15 p.m.

From Olive Jars to Armoires: Form and Function in Early Louisiana
Philippe Halbert
PhD candidate, Yale University

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.

“Useful and Ornamental Goods”: British Ceramics for Home and Garden
Leslie Lambour Bouterie
independent researcher

11 a.m.–noon

Concealed: The Notes and Knots of Classical Furniture in Mississippi
Alexandra A. Kirtley
Philadelphia Museum of Art

noon–1:30 p.m.

Lunch (on your own)

1:30–2:30 p.m.

Young Scholar Presentation
Making Clothing Work: Garments for Life in the Deep South, 1750–1865

Tyler Rudd Putman
Museum of the American Revolution

2:30–3:30 p.m.

The Art of the Hunt: Embellished Sporting Arms in America
Ashley Hlebinsky
Cody Firearms Museum, Buffalo Bill Center of the West

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 5

Boyd Cruise Room, Williams Research Center, 410 Chartres Street

9:45–10 a.m.

New Acquisitions at The Historic New Orleans Collection
Lydia Blackmore
The Historic New Orleans Collection

10–11 a.m.

Raised Testers and Pavilions: Beds in the Southern States
Natalie Larson
textile historian and owner, Historic Textile Reproductions

11 a.m.–12 noon

More Than They Appear: Furniture that Transforms and Conceals
Sarah Duggan
The Historic New Orleans Collection

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