Watch Symposium Videos About Harriet Joor and Françoise Petit de Coulange

Thanks to the generosity of Anne and Wheeler Bryan of Atlanta, GA, the Decorative Arts Trust is pleased to bring you two informative presentations from our Fall 2018 Symposium in New Orleans, LA. 

Creole Comforts and French Connections: The Material World of Françoise Petit de Coulange, 1732–1812

Philippe L.B. Halbert is a PhD Candidate in the Department of the History of Art at Yale University and an independent museum consultant. This presentation was a John A.H. Sweeney Emerging Scholar Lecture.

“A Lover of the Beautiful”: Harriet Joor, The Newcomb Enterprise, and the American Arts and Crafts Movement

Maggie Dimock is the Curator of Collections and Exhibitions, Alva de Mars Megan Chapel Art Center at Saint Anselm College, Manchester, New Hampshire. This presentation was a Marie Zimmermann Emerging Scholar Lecture.

Read more about this topic in Dimock’s article, “Harriet Joor: Artist of Newcomb Pottery and Designer of the Arts and Crafts Movement.”

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

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