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A Handsome Cupboard Plate: The Role of Silver in American Art and Life

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

6:30 PM

  • For Everyone

A Handsome Cupboard of Plate:

The Role of Silver in American Art and Life

Gerald Ward

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