"The Art and Culture of Western New England"
The following is a list of talks given at a symposium on March 8, 1997, presented in conjunction with the exhibition A Passion for the Past: The Collection of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little at Cogswell's Grant.
For more information, contact the Research and Academic Program or call 413-458-0460.
'All the World is but the Pupil and Disciple of Female Influence’: The World of Sarah Snell Bryant, Cummington, Massachusetts, 1794-1835
Jane C. Nylander
President, Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities
Another Generation’s ‘Folk Art’: Edward Duff Balken and His Collection of American ‘Provincial’ Paintings and Drawings, Owned by the Art Museum, Princeton University
Charlotte Emans Moore
Documenting Both the Familiar and the Unfamiliar in Early Western New England Architecture"
Abbott Lowell Cummings
Charles F. Montgomery Professor Emeritus of American Decorative Arts, Yale University
Producing Useful Wares: Redware and Stoneware Production in Western New England
Exhibition and interpretation consultant, Cambridge, Massachusetts
The Documented Furniture of the Connecticut River Valley
Deputy Director and Curator, Historic Deerfield, Deerfield, Massachusetts