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San Francisco Ceramic Circle 2001 Lecture Program

 Date

 Speaker

Lecture title

1/26-27/2001 DETAILS

SAN FRANCISCO CERAMIC CIRCLE BIENNIAL SEMINAR

Speakers are Selma Schwartz (Waddesdon), Ulrike Grimm (Karlsruhe Schloss und Gärten) and Rudolf Schnyder (International Academy of Ceramics, Zurich)

"UPSTAIRS AND DOWNSTAIRS: an exploration of the use of ceramics in 18th century Europe"

A program of 6 lecture exploring the 18th century use of fine ceramics for grand entertaining and other ceramics used around the house. Talk subjects will include Marie Antoinette's dairy, a Chinoiserie entertainment held by Maria Augusta at Schloss Favorite and the tiled stoves used for heating the great houses of the 18th century.

2/22/2001

Suzanne Baizerman, Imogene Gieling Curator of Crafts and Decorative Arts, Oakland Museum of California

Crafting a Recovery: Clay in the Healing Process at Arequipa and Marblehead Potteries

3/15/2001
Colin Knight, Collector and President of the San Francisco Ceramic Circle

A Passion For Blue: a survey of the production and collection of blue decorated ceramics

4/19/2001
Harry E. Frost, Raven Mason Curator, Keele University, Staffordshire, England

The London decorated Worcester Porcelain of James Giles 1763 - 1776

5/6/2001
Dr. Ulrich Pietsch, Direktor, Porzellan Sammlung im Zwinger Dresden , Germany

The Meissen Swan Service of Heinrich Count Brühl

6/21/2001
Steve Soukup, Collector, Writer and Ceramic Consultant

From Catalina Clay: A Reflection of Time and Place

This is the first of two lectures arranged by the SFCC as an introduction to the exhibit "California Pottery: from Missions to Modernism" running at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art from July 20th through August 14th, 2001.

7/12/2001

S.F.C.C. annual general meeting and members"Pot" night with a talk by Bill Stern, executive director, Museum of California Design

California Pottery: Beauty, Technology and Economy

This is the second of two lectures arranged by the SFCC as an introduction to the exhibit "California Pottery: from Missions to Modernism" running at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art from July 20th through August 14th, 2001.

8/16/2001

Harold B. Nelson, Director, Long Beach Museum of Art

Imps on a Bridge: Wedgwood Fairyland and Other Lustres

Arranged to coincide with an exhibition of the same name at Long Beach Museum of Art through September 9th, 2001

9/26/2001
Robert Copeland, Historical Consultant to Spode, England

The Four Josiahs

About the Josiahs Wedgwood and Spode

10/18/2001

Maurice Hillis, Chairman, The Northern Ceramic Society, G.B.

The Latest from Liverpool: how recent excavations have caused a complete re-appraisal of early Liverpool porcelain

11/15/2001

Meredith Chilton, Chief Curator, Gardiner Museum of Ceramic Art, Toronto, Canada

The Matchless Art: Porcelain Boxes of the 18th century

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