Lecture Videos About New Orleans Decorative Arts, Fine Arts, and Architecture

The Decorative Arts Trust is thrilled to bring you recordings of our excellent lectures from the Fall 2018 Symposium in New Orleans, LA, thanks to the generosity of Anne and Wheeler Bryan. Trust Governor Tom Savage, Winterthur’s Director of External Affairs for the Winterthur Museum, introduces the speakers. 

Glimpses of the Past: 300 Years of New Orleans Architecture

Ann Masson, Architectural historian, Tulane School of Architecture

“Goods of Every Description:” New Orleans Craftsmen and Retailers, 1800–1850

Lydia Blackmore, Decorative Arts Curator, THNOC

Preserving a Family Legacy: Art and Architecture at the Hermann-Grima House

Katie Hall Burlison, Chief Curator, Hermann-Grima and Gallier Historic Houses

Salazar: Portraits of Influence in Spanish New Orleans, 1785–1802

Cybèle T. Gontar, Owner/Director, Degas Gallery of New Orleans

Moving Upriver: New Orleans Goods Throughout the Gulf South

Sarah Duggan, Coordinator and Research Curator, Classical Institute of the South, The Historic New Orleans Collection (THNOC) 

You may also enjoy these previously released lecture videos by our two Emerging Scholars Program speakers during the New Orleans symposium: Creole Comforts and French Connections: The Material World of Françoise Petit de Coulange, 1732-1812 with Philippe L.B. Halbert, PhD. Candidate, Department of the History of Art, Yale University; and “A Lover of the Beautiful:” Harriet Joor, Newcomb Pottery, and the Arts & Crafts Movement with Maggie Dimock, who is now Curator of the Greenwich Historical Society, in Greenwich, CT. Read more in this blog post

The Decorative Arts Trust is committed to promote and foster the appreciation and study of the decorative arts. We offer many lecture videos and lecture presentation recordings on our YouTube channel, and we have digital versions of magazine articles on our website and many scholarly posts on our blog. Support for these endeavors comes from Trust members and donors. For updates on new videos and other online resources, sign up for our e-newsletter or follow us on social media

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