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ARTISAN LECTURE SERIES FALL 2014 THROUGH SPRING 2015 AT THE GENERAL SOCIETY LIBRARY
Please join The General Society as we pay tribute to the art of craftsmanship. The Society will feature internationally known artisans who will talk about the intricacies of their specialized crafts.
The Artisan Lecture Series promotes the work and art of skilled craftsmen to assist in ensuring their unique knowledge is understood and carried forth for future generations. This series is curated by General Society Member, Camille Wiart, who brings to the curatorship her wide connections among the artisan community. The series will feature:
Tuesday, October 14 – Marina Ruiz-Molina, Metropolitan Museum, Conservator
The Conservation of Tiffany Studios’ Drawings: Cases of Complex Paper Reconstruction
Tuesday, October 28 – Suzanne Smeaton for Eli Wilner and Company
Frame-maker, Frame Conservator and Frame Historian
Tuesday, November 18 – Raphael Francois, Le Cirque
Master Executive Chef
Tuesday, January 13 – Thomas Donahue, Thomas Donahue Studio
Sculptor, Master Restorer and Art Director specializing in Historic Proportions, Materials, and Applications
Tuesday, March 10 – Kate Ottavino, A. Ottavino Corporation
Stone-carving and Restoration, Fine Art Conservation and Stone Fabrication Master Stone Artisans
Tuesday, April 14 – Jeff Greene, Evergreene Architectural Arts
Architectural Painting, Plasterwork, Decorative Finishing, Conservation and Restoration Specialists
Tuesday, May 12 – Alain Desgorces, Tiffany & Co.
Master Artisan Watchmaker
Tuesday, June 9 – François Damide, Crafting Beauty
Artisan Perfumer Producer
Additional lectures to be announced.
Lectures start at 6:30PM in The General Society Library,
20 West 44th Street, (Between 5th and 6th Avenues), New York City. Reception to follow. Advance registration is recommended.
$15 General Admission, $10 General Society Members and Senior Citizens, $5 Students.
To register or to become a Friend of the Artisan Lecture Series ($100 contribution for free admission to the entire Lecture Series) please contact the General Society at: 212.840.1840, ext 2 or e-mail: email@example.com • www.generalsociety.org
This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.
Generous support is also provided by the following sponsors: The MacQuesten Companies, Peter Pennoyer Architects and Bauer and Dean Publishers.
Artisan Lecture Series
Please join The General Society as we continue to pay tribute to the art of craftsmanship. The Society will feature internationally known artisans who will talk about the intricacies
of their specialized crafts. The series is curated by General Society member, Camille Wiart, who brings to the curatorship her wide connections among the artisan community.
($100 contribution for admission to the entire Lecture Series)
The General Society is pleased to announce that you can now watch the entire 2013-2014 Artisan Lecture Series on our youtube page: View Videos.
The General Society is located at: 20 West 44th Street New York, NY 10036 firstname.lastname@example.org 212.840.1840