Antiques Forum 10-12 SEP 09 in Natchez Mississippi

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The Pilgrimage Garden Club will present their 32nd Antiques Forum in the land where Gone With the Wind plantations abound. In fact, you can even tour some of these wonderful manors as part of the Forum in Natchez Mississippi. The Theme we will be celebrating is Pathways to the Past: Art, Antiques & Gardens. For… Read more »

Ivory & Ceramics Seminars: RISD 10, 11 SEP 09

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The Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) will offer a two-day seminars program presented by Shirley Sue Swaab, American Society of Appraisers, and the International Ivory Society as part of the RISD continuing education program in Providence Rhode Island. The seminars are: Ivory and Its Look-Alikes and Identifying Ceramics: Hard Paste Porcelain, Soft Paste Porcelain,… Read more »

Historic Deerfield: A New England Version of Williamsburg

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Most people have heard of Colonial Williamsburg, but few outside of the northeast are aware of another reclaimed early American village, Historic Deerfield. I visited about five or six years ago and found it absolutely wonderful. Their collection of New England antique furniture in original paint and finishes is second to none. Their accessories are… Read more »

Textile Museum: Fall Symposium 16-18 OCT 2009

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From Kimono to Couture: The Evolution of Japanese Fashion. RE: Textile Museum website: Plan to join us in October for the 2009 Textile Museum Fall Symposium, on the topic “From Kimono to Couture: The Evolution of Japanese Fashion.” Enjoy a rich program exploring Japanese fashion then and now, with a Friday evening reception; presentations on… Read more »

Yale University: Furniture Study Seminar September 24, 2009

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Thursday, September 24, 2009, 9:00am to 4:30pm Yale University, New Haven, CT “Join Phil Zimmerman for a one-day seminar at the Furniture Study at Yale University in New Haven, CT, on Thursday, September 24, 2009, where he has organized a study day with ample opportunity for pursuing individual questions and interests. The Furniture Study is… Read more »

The Museum of Russian Icons: Clinton Massachusettes

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The Museum of Russian Icons was founded as a non-profit educational museum by Gordon Lankton. The collection includes about 370 Russian icons, the largest collection of its kind in North America. It is one of the largest private collections outside of Russia. The collection spans six centuries, and includes important historical icons dating from the… Read more »