Visiting Committee for European Sculpture
and Decorative Arts
Programs & Events 2016-2017
2016Saturday, October 8, 10:30 a.m.
VCESDA Brunch and Annual Meeting
Thursday, November 17, 5:30 p.m.
Reception and Dinner for the special exhibition “Bitter|Sweet: Coffee, Tea, and Chocolate”
Saturday November 19, 2 p.m.
Lecture: “Royal Chocolate: The Discovery and Redisplay of the King’s Chocolate Kitchen at Hampton Court Palace, England”
Marc Meltonville; Food Historian, Historic Royal Palaces, Britain
Thursday, December 15, 6 p.m.
Reception and Dinner for the special exhibition “Edible Monuments: The Art of Food for Festivals”
2017Saturday, February 4
Seminar and Lecture: “Eating the Edifice”
Ivan Day, Historian of Historic Food and Museums and Country House Consultant
Thursday, March 30, 6:30 p.m.
Dr. Colman Mopper Memorial Lecture
James Cuno, President & CEO, The J. Paul Getty Trust
Saturday, May 20
Seminar and Lecture
Sarah D. Coffin is Curator and Head of the Product Design and Decorative Arts Department at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York.
Kresge Court, The Schwartz Galleries, Rivera Court and Great Hall
Thursday, December 15, 2016
6:00 PM – 9:00 PM