This event is exclusively for Museum Council Fellows and Patrons.
Delve into the Museum and its unique collection with special sessions hosted by a range of MFA curators. Each session is designed to sharpen your eye and deepen your fine art knowledge.
A special seated dinner in the newly transformed Koch Gallery will be held following the connoisseurship sessions.
6:30-7:00 pm: Cocktail Reception
7:00-7:30 pm: First Seminar
7:45-8:15 pm: Second Seminar
8:15-9:30 pm: Dinner in Koch Gallery
I. Fakes, Forgeries, and the Vagaries of Attribution
Marietta Cambareri, Curator, Decorative Arts and Sculpture and Jetskalina H. Phillips Curator of Judaica
Richard Newman, Head of Scientific Research
II. Provenance and Ownership: How Does it Matter to Art Collectors?
Victoria Reed, Monica S. Sadler Curator for Provenance
Julia McCarthy, Manager of Collections Documentation
III. What a Difference a Frame Makes
Erica Hirshler, Croll Senior Curator of Paintings
Andrew Haines, Associate Conservator, Furniture and Frame Conservation
IV. Conservation of Contemporary Art
Pamela Hatchfield, Robert P. and Carol T. Henderson Head of Objects Conservation
V. Curator's Perspective on The Postcard Age: Selections from the Leonard A. Lauder Collection
Ben Weiss, Leonard A. Lauder Curator of Visual Culture
Connoisseurship Seminar and Dinner
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
- Admission By invitation only - no ticket purchase required
- Event Type
- Special Event
- This event is exclusively for Museum Council Fellows