July 28, 2021—February 21, 2022
Walter B. Stephen Pottery: Cameo to Crystalline
An Exhibit Hosted by the Asheville Art Museum, Currently on view Walter B. Stephen Pottery exhibit site – Ashevilleart.org The Asheville Art Museum hosts a new exhibit of artist Walter B. Stephen’s collection of art pottery, revealing the history of Western North Carolina as a central locale for pottery production and craftsmanship in the early 20th century, notably Stephen’s own pottery from his final pottery studio Pisgah Forest. This exhibition features art pottery and vessels from Stephen’s collection he produced himself in Asheville.
November 6–7, 2021. An Arts and Crafts Conference: The Arts and Crafts Movement from John Ruskin to William Lightfoot Price Hosted by the Rose Valley Museum and the Decorative Arts Trust, Rose Valley, PA. To register for the conference and for more info, visit https://rosevalleymuseum.org/
November 6th – The Gothic Arts and Crafts in America: Ralph Adams Cram, by Richard Guy Wilson. 3:00 PM Eastern. A virtual lecture through Zoom hosted by Victorian Society in America. The first architect to appear on the cover of Time Magazine, Cram designed hundreds of churches across the US as well as many colleges and other buildings, and also was a founder of the Society of Arts and Crafts in Boston. Professor emeritus in Architectural History at the University of Virginia Richard Guy Wilson explores Cram’s contributions to the Arts and Crafts Movement. To register for the webinar, click here.
November 10th – Rookwood & Ohio Art Pottery: a special curated art pottery auction hosted by Toomey & Co Auctioneers. For more information, visit https://toomeyco.com.
December 2nd – Art & Design with Tradition & Innovation: a special auction by Toomey & Co Auctioneers. For more information, visit https://toomeyco.com.
December 11th – Judson Studios and the Early Arts and Crafts Movement in Los Angeles, by David Judson. 2:00 PM Eastern. A virtual lecture through Zoom hosted by Victorian Society in America. This talk will briefly cover the rich history of the now, one hundred twenty-five-year- old Judson Studios, which continues creating and restoring stained glass in what was once a sleepy west coast city. David Judson is president and owner of Judson Studios, the fifth generation of Judsons to operate the company. To register for the webinar, click here.
Author, Columnist and Director of the National Arts & Crafts Conference at The Grove Park Inn since 1988
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