Friday, September 18, 2009

NGV Talks: The Wedgwood 250th Anniversary.

Lecture Series: The Wedgwood 250th Anniversary
Sat 19 & 26 Sep, 10.30am–12pm NGV International

"This year we celebrate the 250th anniversary of the founding of the ceramic firm of Wedgwood by Josiah Wedgwood. The NGV has a substantial holding of Wedgwood ceramics and celebrates with a seminar over two weekends."

Sat 19 Sep Wedgwood in the Early 20th Century: Keith Murray, Eric Ravillious & Arnold Machin
Speaker Amanda Dunsmore, Curator, International Antiquities & Decorative Arts, NGV
From Pottery to Porcelain – An 18th Century Transition Speaker Dr Matthew Martin, Assistant Curator, International Antiquities & Decorative Art, NGV

Sat 26 Sep Beyond Neo-Classical-Style & Design
Speaker Robyn Ives, Wedgwood Society of Australia, Melbourne
Wedgwood at the International Exhibitions Speaker Dr Robert Wilson, Program Coordinator, NGV
Cost per morning $20 Adult / $14 NGV Member / $16 Concession / $12 Student

Venue: Clemenger BBDO Auditorium, NGV International

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