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WELCOME

 

The Connecticut Ceramics Circle is pleased to

announce our Speakers and Membership Plans

for the 2024-2025  lecture year.

October 14: Chinoiserie: The Art of the Exotic in the Royal Collection, by Nicola Turner Inman, Curator of Decorative Arts, The Royal Collection Trust, St. James's Palace, London, via Zoom.

November 11Back and Forth: Clay and Glass, China and West Asia, 6th-12th Century, by Denise Patry Leidy, Ph.D., Ruth and Bruce Dayton Curator of Asian Art, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT, and Brooke Russell Astor Curator of Chinese Art Emerita, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, in person at the Bruce Museum and via Zoom.

December 9: All Walks of Life: Meissen Porcelain Figures of the Eighteenth Century, by Dr. Vanessa Sigalas, Associate Curator for Collections Research, the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum in Hartford, CT, via Zoom.

January 13: Tile City: New York Inside and Out, by Francis Morrone, Architectural Historian and Critic, and Historic Preservation Consultant, via Zoom.

February 10: SEMINAR: Ceramics in the English Country Houses of the National Trust: Asian Stories and European Stories, by Patricia Ferguson, Former Curator, the British Museum and Victoria & Albert Museum, London, and Honorary Advisor on Ceramics to the National Trust, via Zoom.

March 10: Modernist Ceramics Between the Wars, by Stephen Harrison, Director and Chief Curator, the Munson Museum of Art, Utica, NY, via Zoom.

April 14: At Home in the Seventeenth Century, by Femke Diercks, Head of the Decorative Arts Department, the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, via Zoom.

May 12: The Extraordinary Art Collection of Lady Charlotte Schreiber (1812-1895), by Dr. Caroline McCaffrey-Howarth, the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, in person at the Bruce Museum and via Zoom.

MORE INFORMATION ON THESE LECTURES AND ZOOM LINKS WILL BE AVAILABLE SOON

These presentations are for educational purposes only. Opinions or views expressed are solely those of the speaker and do not represent those of the Connecticut Ceramics Circle.

Becky MacGuire      Paul Crane      Claudia Lehner-Jobst  

Eunice Maguire     Ivan Day        Lars Tharp    

John Whitehead     Ulysses Grant Dietz    Nonie Gadsden

NEXT LECTURE

JUNE

Nonie Gadsden

 

Toshiko Takaezu:

Shaping Abstraction

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Our Past 2023-2024 Lectures:

Members Can Request Recordings

MAY

join us LIVE and via ZOOM

Ulysses Grant Dietz

and

Private Eye: How a Curatorial Vision Influenced a Private Collection

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May 20, 2024

LIVE

at the Bruce Museum

Greenwich, CT 

2 PM ET

May 22, 2024

ZOOM

1:30 PM ET 

MARCH

Lars Tharp

Harlots, Rakes and Crashing China: An Accidental Introduction to 18th-Century Ceramics and Beyond

March 11, 2024

2 PM ET

ZOOM

APRIL SEMINAR

John Whitehead

Changing Times, New Techniques: 

Sèvres Porcelain 1770 -- 1850

two lectures

Louis XVI Sèvres: The Neoclassical Revival at the Royal Porcelain Factory 1770-1800

and

The Sèvres Porcelain Factory in the First Half of the Nineteenth Century

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April 8, 2024

ZOOM

JANUARY

Eunice Maguire

Ceramics from the

Vanished Byzantine Empire

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January 8, 2024

2 PM ET

ZOOM

FEBRUARY

Ivan Day

Frozen Treats:

The Development of the Ice Cream Cooler

February 12, 2024

2 PM ET

ZOOM

NOVEMBER

Paul Crane

Dr. Wall’s Triumph: Early Worcester Porcelain from the First Period of Production,

1751-1776, and Where It is Now!

November 13, 2023

2 PM ET

ZOOM

DECEMBER

Claudia Lehner-Jobst

An Introduction to Vienna Porcelain:

From the Baroque Fantasies of du Paquier to the Challenge of Contemporary Table Culture

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December 11, 2023

2 PM ET

ZOOM

OCTOBER

October 16, 2023

LIVE

at the Bruce Museum

Greenwich, CT 

2 PM ET

and

October 17, 2023

ZOOM

1 PM ET

Becky MacGuire

Four Centuries of Blue and White:

the Frelinghuysen Collection of Chinese and Japanese Export Porcelain

Dish with the arms of Van der Meij, Japanese porcelain, Edo period, c. 1710–30, 8 5/8 in. (21.9 cm) diameter, Frelinghuysen collection
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