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The 20th Annual Newport Symposium

Monday, April 30, 2012 - Wednesday, May 2, 2012

The Preservation Society of Newport County
424 Bellevue Avenue, Newport, RI 02840


World Monuments Fund
Chancellerie d’Orléans, elements in Asnières, 2005

Lectures include:

Ralph Carpenter, Hunter House, and The Arts & Crafts of Newport, Rhode Island
Brock Jobe, Professor of American Decorative Arts
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, Winterthur, Delaware

Masterpieces of Chinese Art from the Saint Louis Art Museum: Continuing a Century of Collecting
Philip Hu, Associate Curator of Asian Art
Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, Missouri

Parade of Kings? The Prince Regent’s Grand Design
Steven Parissien, Director
Compton Verney, Warwickshire, England

The Rebirth of a Forgotten Masterpiece: The Chancellerie d’Orléans
Bertrand du Vignaud, President
World Monuments Fund Europe, Paris, France

Newport Furniture: Late-Breaking News from New York
Morrison Heckscher, Lawrence A. Fleischman Chairman, of the American Wing
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York

The Exotic in the Masterwork: Alien Arts and the Isaac Bell House
Jerrilynn Dodds, Dean of the College
Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York

Schedule subject to change. Full schedule available online at www.PSNC.org