Watch Scholar Videos About Antebellum Charleston, Edgefield Pottery, Maryland’s Governor’s Mansion, and New York Jacquard Coverlets

At the Decorative Arts Trust, we’re passionate about sharing new research and scholarship with decorative arts enthusiasts. Please enjoy these lecture recordings from emerging scholars from recent educational programs and events.  

“Her Fingers O’er this Canvas Move”: Unraveling the Threads of Race, Class, and Female Education in Antebellum Charleston
Alexandra Cade 
Colonial Williamsburg McNamara Young Scholar Lectures at the Antiques Forum, February 2019

MESDA’s Edgefield Bowl: The Black and White Landscape of the B.F. Landrum Pottery Site
Katherine C. Hughes 
Colonial Williamsburg McNamara Young Scholar Lectures at the Antiques Forum, February 2019

Seized Possessions: Reconstructing Maryland’s First Governor’s Mansion
Michelle Fitzgerald 
Decorative Arts Trust Spring 2019 Symposium in Annapolis, MD

Women, Weavers & Jacquard Coverlets in New York State
Britney Schline Yatrakis
Decorative Arts Trust Spring 2018 Symposium in Upper Hudson

Visit our Youtube channel for more videos about the decorative arts and material culture. 

If these decorative arts subjects interested you, we encourage you to learn more about our Emerging Scholars Program, upcoming events, and the benefits of Trust membership

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