Visiting Committee for European Sculpture
and Decorative Arts

Auguste Rodin:  Vase of the Titans

Programs & Events 2016-2017

2016

Saturday, 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 The Edible Monument: The Art of Food for Festivals
 

2017

Saturday, February 4, 10:00 a.m.
Seminar & Luncheon: "Creating Sugar Sculpture"
Ivan Day, Historian of Historic Food and Museums and Country House Consultant
Saturday, February 4, 2:00 p.m. 
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 13, 10:30 p.m.
Seminar & Luncheon: "From Elegant French Empire to Reforming Revivals: Collecting Innovations in European 19th-Century Decorative Arts and Design"
Sarah D. Coffin is Curator and Head of the Product Design and Decorative Arts Department at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York.
 
Saturday, May 13, 2:00 p.m.
Lecture: "The Jazz Age: Paris and Its Influence on Art Deco Design of the 1920s and '30s"
Sarah D. Coffin is Curator and Head of the Product Design and Decorative Arts Department at Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum in New York.