A Handsome Cupboard Plate: The Role of Silver in American Art and Life
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
6:30 PM Marvin & Betty Danto Lecture Hall
A Handsome Cupboard of Plate:
The Role of Silver in American Art and Life
Senior Curator Emeritus
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Wednesday, January 16; 6:30 p.m.
Held in the Marvin & Betty Danto Lecture Hall
Gerald Ward’s lecture celebrates the reinstallation of the DIA’s early American silver, in new cases funded by the Americana Foundation. He will discuss how Americans have used silver objects in social, cultural, and religious rituals.
Sponsored by Associates of the American Wing and supported by the Ida and Conrad H. Smith Fund, which was established by the Raymond C. Smith Foundation Fund of the Community Foundation for Southeast Michigan