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Emerging Scholar Symposium: ‘Furniture and the Domestic Interior, 1500-1915’, Frick Collection, New York, 27 October 2017

The Frick Collection, New York City, October 27, 2017 The Frick Collection and The Furniture History Society are pleased to present the emerging scholars symposium FURNITURE AND THE DOMESTIC INTERIOR: 1500-1915 Attendance is free, but registration is required. For more … Continue reading

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CFP: Metropolitan Museum Journal, Vol. 53, 2018

Deadline: Oct 15, 2017 More information regarding submission guidelines at: http://www.journals.uchicago.edu/journals/met/instruct Please send materials to: journalsubmissions@metmuseum.org The Editorial Board of the peer-reviewed Metropolitan Museum Journal invites submissions of original research on works of art in the Museum’s collection. Starting with Volume … Continue reading

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Conference: ‘Something for my native town’, Blackburn, 9-10 November 2017

What: Conference: ‘Something for my native town’, Recent Discoveries and New Directions in the R.E. Hart Collections of the Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery When: 9-10 November 2017 Where: Blackburn Museum and Art Gallery, and the University Centre of Blackburn College Registration: £15 Standard … Continue reading

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What: Workshop on Travelling Images: Circulating Photographs, Objects, Knowledge When: Universität Zürich, October 12 – 14, 2017 Where: University of Zurich, Rämistrasse 59 Room RAA-G-15 Registration deadline: Oct 1, 2017 More information at: https://travellingimageszurich.wordpress.com/ Travelling Images: Circulating Photographs, Objects, Knowledge Leisure travel can be … Continue reading

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Conference: ‘Knowing ‘as much of art as the cat’: 19th-century women writers on the Old Masters’, The National Gallery, London, Friday 10 November 2017

What: Conference: ‘Knowing ‘as much of art as the cat’: 19th-century women writers on the Old Masters’ When: Friday 10 November 2017, 10am–5.45pm Where: The National Gallery, Sainsbury Wing Lecture Theatre More information and booking at: https://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/whats-on/calendar/knowing-as-much-of-art-as-the-cat-19th-century-women-writers-on-the-old-masters his major conference examines the role … Continue reading

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Symposium: From Saint Cloud to Bernardaud, The Wallace Collection, London, 20-21 October 2017

Symposium of the French Porcelain Society: ‘From Saint-Cloud to Bernadaud’ The Wallace Collection, London, 20-21 October 2017 Our ground-breaking symposium revealing new research on French porcelain manufacturers other than the royal factory of Vincennes-Sèvres is now only a month away. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Dealing on Both Sides of the Atlantic, 1864-1940, edited by Lynn Catterson. Brill, 2017

With a broad range of essays, this book presents several distinct ways in which dealers created and shaped demand and taste; how they supplied collectors, particularly American collectors, with works of art from Europe and how they promoted themselves in … Continue reading

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CFP: Dialogues: Things and their Collectors, AAH Annual Conference, 5-7 April 2018

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Talk and Book Launch on ‘Longford Castle: The Treasures and the Collectors’, National Gallery, London, Friday 13 October 2017

When: Friday 13 October, 6–7pm, followed by a drinks reception Where: National Gallery, Sainsbury Wing Theatre, followed by Conference Room 1 Admission Free More details and booking: https://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/whats-on/calendar/longford-castle-past-and-present The evening begins with a short interview between Lord Radnor, the owner of … Continue reading

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Study Day: Carlingford and Waldegrave, British Library, London, 29 September 2017

What: Carlingford and Waldegrave Study Day Where: Foyle Visitor and Learning Centre, The British Library, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB When: Friday 29 September 2017, 10:00 – 17:00 Free: to book a place please follow this link: https://www.bl.uk/events/carlingford-and-waldegrave-study-day A study day to celebrate the British … Continue reading

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