Full Programme for Project Conference

Antique Dealer Project Conference

Temple Newsam House, Leeds

Thursday 14th & Friday 15th April 2016

Programme

THURSDAY 14th April – Temple Newsam House

9.30am – Registration (Great Hall)

10.00am – Welcome (Project Team) (Picture Gallery)

10.10am – Welcome (John Roles, Head of Museums & Galleries, Leeds)

10.20am – Address (Mark Bridge, Antiques Trade Gazette) 35 Years at the ATG

10.50am – KEYNOTE – Dr Mark Westgarth (University of Leeds) Principal Investigator, The British Antiques Trade in the 20th Century – a cultural geography            

11.40am – Dr Eleanor Quince (University of Southampton) Co-Investigator Voices from the Trade: Oral History Interviews

12.15pm – tea/ coffee & biscuits

12.45pm – Elizabeth Jamieson (University of Leeds) Research Fellow Crowther & Sons: investigating an archive

1.15pm – Discussion

1.30pm – LUNCH (Great Hall)

2.30pm – Antique Dealers and Temple Newsam HIDDEN HISTORIES Tours led by Curators, Members of the Project Team, and      Dealer Specialists

4.00pm – Tea/Coffee break

4.30pm – Behind the Scenes Sessions – (1) Antique Dealer ARCHIVES (2) Antique Dealer OBJECTS

Archives & Objects sessions led by Curators, Members of the Project Team and Dealer Specialists

6.00pm – RECEPTION – champagne/wine/canapés (Great Hall and Terrace)

6.15pm – Speeches (Great Hall) – Marco Forgione (Chief Executive, British Antique Dealers’ Association)

6.30pm – Open House (free flow) with background music (Historic Broadwood Piano) in the Great Hall

7.00pm & 7.30pm – Playing of the 18th century George Pyke Musical Organ Clock in the Staircase Hall.

8.00pm – ‘Carriages’ – end of first day.

 

FRIDAY 15th April – Temple Newsam House

9.30am – Registration (Great Hall)

10.00am – Welcome (Project Team) (Picture Gallery)

10.10am – Martin Levy (H. Blairman & Sons) H. Blairman & Sons

10.30am – Dominic Jellinek (formerly Bluett & Sons) Bluett & Sons

10.50am – Christian Jussel (formerly Verney & Jussel) The Transatlantic Migration of British Antique

                 Dealers to America 1890-1920

11.10am – tea/coffee biscuits

11.30am – In Conversation – A selection of our Antique Dealer Oral History Interviewees in conversation.

12.30pm – LUNCH (Great Hall)

1.30pm – Facilitated Discussion Group Session (1) ‘So what, exactly, is an ‘antique?’’ (Dining Room)

Facilitated Discussion Group Session (2) ‘The end of antique furniture?’ (Georgian Library)

2.30pm – Tea/Coffee (Great Hall)

2.45pm – Facilitated Discussion Group Session (3) ‘For the love of art, or money?…the Antique Trade and Museums’ (Dining Room)

Facilitated Discussion Group Session (4) ‘A profession or a pastime?…the social geography of antique dealing’ (Georgian Library)

3.45pm – Discussion Groups Feedback & Closing Remarks (Picture Gallery)

4.30pm – CLOSE

 

Costs:

Full Two Days (inc all lunches/canapé reception/refreshments/tours/etc) – £95 per person

Thursday Day Rate (inc lunch/canapé reception/tours/etc) – £65 per person

Friday Day Rate (inc lunch/etc) – £55 per person

Student Rates – (two days, inc.) £55 per student; (one day, inc.) £30 per student

Conference Bookings via Leeds University Booking System;

CLICK HERE TO BOOK ONLINE

or send Cheques made payable to ‘University of Leeds’ to:

Antique Dealer Project Conference

School of Fine Art, History of Art & Cultural Studies

University of Leeds

LEEDS

LS2 9JT

email antiquedealers@leeds.ac.uk

 

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