Concord Museum Awarded Curatorial Internship Grant

The Decorative Arts Trust is pleased to announce our partner for the 2020-2022 Curatorial Internship Grant: the Concord Museum in Concord, MA.  About the Grant  The Trust underwrites curatorial internships for recent Masters or PhD graduates in collaboration with museums and historical societies. Through a matching-grant program, these internships allow host organizations to hire a …

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Touring Yale’s Hume Furniture Study Center and the Wurtele Study Center in Connecticut

On Friday, October 4, Decorative Arts Trust members experienced an exceptional collection of colonial and Federal furniture at the new Leslie P. and George H. Hume Yale American Furniture Study Center in Connecticut. The Furniture Study reopened at Yale West Campus after nearly 60 years in downtown New Haven, and it contains over 1,000 examples …

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Inspired by the Berkshires: Notes from the Fall 2019 Symposium in Western Massachusetts

With the autumn leaves changing colors, members of the Decorative Arts Trust reveled in the cultural history of Western Massachusetts during the Decorative Arts Trust’s Fall Symposium from September 19-22, 2019. Pre-Symposium Tour and Symposium Kick-Off The event began with a pre-symposium optional tour of Williamstown, Massachusetts, on Thursday, September 19, with visits to the …

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