Daphne Farago Symposium on Contemporary Decorative Art at the MFA Boston: "Craft in Context: Contemporary Voices" - 10/14/2012

Dear Friends, 
 
I am delighted to invite you to spend an exciting afternoon learning more about contemporary craft. The MFA is proud to host the Daphne Farago Symposium on Contemporary Decorative Art on Sunday, October 14, from 1 to 4:30 pm.

 

The symposium—titled Craft in Context: Contemporary Voices a href="http://www.mfa.org/programs/lecture/craft-context-contemporary-voices">http://www.mfa.org/programs/lecture/craft-context-contemporary-voices>—celebrates the MFA’s new Daphne and Peter Farago Gallery for Contemporary Craft.

 

Attendees have the opportunity to spend an afternoon chatting with artists featured in the current installation, and learn more about the work,  practices, and contexts represented in, “Crafting Contemporary: Selections from the Daphne Farago Collection.”


Our speaker line-up includes renowned artists and critics in the field:

  • John Cederquist, furniture maker
  • Janet Koplos, critic and co-author of Makers: A History of American Studio Craft
  • Richard Marquis, glass artist
  • Philip Moulthrop, wood artist


The price for this symposium is $35 for Museum members, student, and seniors; and $44 for nonmembers. To purchase your ticket and for more information, please visit:
http://www.mfa.org/programs/lecture/craft-context-contemporary-voices

 

I hope you can join us for this fantastic event, and look forward to seeing you soon. And whether or not you can join us, please help spread the word!
 
Best,
Emily Zilber

Ronald C. and Anita L. Wornick Curator of Contemporary Decorative Arts

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

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