The calendar below represents our 2017-2018  lecture schedule. Clicking on the lecture title will give you – when available – a full description of each lecture and information about the speaker.

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PLEASE NOTE: The September lecture will begin at 1:30pm; all other lectures begin at 1:15.

Calendar Archive

  • September 25, 2017 - 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm

    Chinamania in Victorian England

    Lee Glazer, Ph.D., Curator of American Art, Freer/Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.

  • November 13, 2017 - 1:15 pm - 3:00 pm

    Things of Beauty Growing: British Studio Pottery

    Glenn Adamson, Editor-at-Large, The Magazine Antiques, collaborator and consultant, formerly curator at the Museum of Arts and Design, New York City



Above (Left to Right)
1.Maija Grotell, Flared Cylinder. Glazed stoneware, wheel thrown. 15 x 11.5 x 11.5 inches. Museum of Arts and Design, NY. Purchased by the American Craft Council, 1967. Photo by Eva Heyd.
2. Chigusa.  Tea leaf storage jar.  13-14th century.  Freer Gallery, Smithsonian Institution.  Courtesy of Louse Allison Cort.
3. Kutani bowl. Japanese, mid 19th C. Porcelain. 3 x 8.5 inches. Private collection.
4. Tea Canister, Soup Plate, Teapot, William Greatbatch (British, 1735–1813). circa 1765–1770, cream-colored earthenware, lead glaze. Fenton, Staffordshire, England. Delhom Collection. Collection of The Mint Museum, Charlotte, North Carolina. Courtesy of Brian Gallegher.