The Charles Hosmer - Morse Museum of American Art



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Lectures and Talks

Each year, the Morse invites recognized scholars in the field of late 19th- and early 20th-century art to speak on topics related to the Museum’s collection and exhibitions. Admission to these lectures and talks is free. Programs take place in the Jeannette G. and Hugh F. McKean Pavilion, 161 West Canton Avenue (just behind the Museum), unless otherwise noted. Please see listings below for dates and times.

  • Aestheticism and the American Businessman

    Wednesday, January 25, 2017
    2:30 pm

    Melody Barnett Deusner
    Assistant Professor of Art History
    Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana
    Aestheticism and the American Businessman

  • The Other Tiffany Girl: Agnes Northrop, Designer of Windows

    Wednesday, February 22, 2017
    2:30 pm

    Alice Cooney Frelinghuysen
    The Anthony W. and Lulu C. Wang Curator of American Decorative Arts
    The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City
    The Other Tiffany Girl: Agnes Northrop, Designer of Windows

  • Arts and Crafts: Progressive and Conservative Paths

    Wednesday, March 08, 2017
    2:30 pm

    Richard Guy Wilson
    Commonwealth Professor’s Chair in Architectural History
    University of Virginia, Charlottesville
    Arts and Crafts: Progressive and Conservative Paths

  • Discovering Tiffany: The McKeans, The Morse, and Me

    Wednesday, April 05, 2017
    2:30 pm

    Eric Silver
    Director
    Lillian Nassau, LLC, New York City
    Discovering Tiffany: The McKeans, The Morse, and Me

  • The Hunt and Reveal of the Secrets of the Devil’s Diary

    Tuesday, May 16, 2017
    7:30 pm

    2017 HUGH F. MCKEAN PUBLIC LECTURE
    Presented in association with Rollins College
    Tiedtke Concert Hall, Rollins College, Winter Park
    Robert K. Wittman
    Former FBI senior art crime investigator, co-author of the book The Devil’s Diary: Alfred Rosenberg and the Stolen Secrets of the Third Reich (HarperCollins, 2016).
    The Hunt and Reveal of the Secrets of the Devil’s Diary

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