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2022-2023 Program


October 10:  "One of These Things Is Not Like the Other: Chinese Export Porcelain, Influences and Implications," by William Sargent, Independent Scholar, Curator and Consultant, Former H. A. Crosby Forbes Curator of Asian Export Art, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts, in person and via Zoom.  For Members Only.

November 14:  "Luxury Ceramics in Post-Terror Paris," by Iris Moon, Assistant Curator in the European Sculpture and Decorative Arts Department, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, in person and via Zoom.

December 12:  "The Saturday Evening Girls," by Nonie Gadsden, Katharine Lane Weems Senior Curator of American Decorative Arts and Sculpture at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, via Zoom.


January 9:  "Ceramic Truths from Premodern Japan," by Morgan Pitelka, Professor and Chair, Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, University of North Carolina, via Zoom.

February 13: "The Pursuit of Porcelain: Maiolica, Faience and Delft: Chasing Tin-glaze Production Across Europe," by Justin Raccanello, Author, Independent Scholar, and Dealer, London, U.K., via Zoom.

March 13:  "The Lost Porcelain of World War II: Restitution and Ceramics," by Lucian Simmons, Worldwide Director of Restitution for Sotheby's, a joint lecture with the Greenwich Decorative Arts Society, via Zoom.

April 17 Seminar:  Ceramics on the Great River: "Canton Connection: The China Trade on the Connecticut River" and "Pots in Context: The Ceramics Collections at Historic Deerfield," by Amanda Lange, Curatorial Department Director and Curator of Historic Interiors at Historic Deerfield, via Zoom.

May 15:  "Picasso Ceramics: From Ugly Ducklings to Art World Swans," by Charles Mathes, Art Advisor, Consultant and Appraiser, New York City, via Zoom.

June 12:  "My Journey With Porcelain," by Jennifer McCurdy, Ceramicist, via Zoom.

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