The Art of Wood Carving in America
A Symposium at the Peabody Essex Museum
November 3-4, 2007
In conjunction with the ground-breaking exhibition Samuel McIntire, Carving an American Style, opening October 13, 2007, join eleven distinguished scholars for a two-day symposium featuring new research on the art of 18th and 19th century American wood carving.
Enjoy an engaging presentation by key note speaker and noted authority on American furniture Alan Miller, and talks by Brock Jobe, Peter Kenny, exhibition curator Dean Lahikainen, and others. Plus, experience hands-on wood carving demonstrations and tours of the Samuel McIntire exhibition and the museumís historic houses.
To request a brochure, call 978-745-9500 (ext 3088) or download a pdf of the brochure at www.pem.org
The Peabody Essex Museum gratefully acknowledges Ronald Bourgeault and Northeast Auctions for their generous sponsorship of this symposium.
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