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Preliminary Schedule of Events - WIS 2017

Wednesday, April 26, 20176:00 PM

Opening reception at the hotel followed by dinner

8:00 PMSally's Room
Thursday, April 27, 20179:00amWelcome – Mickey Hightower, WIS President
9:15amLucy Lead – Wedgwood and the First World War
10:00amCoffee Break

Dr. Anne Forschler-Tarrasch – Chats on Harry Barnard

11:15amLouise Irvine – The Wiener Collection of British Ceramics at the WMODA
1:30pmRobert Hunter – The Legacy of Josiah Wedgwood’s Shell-Edge Pattern
2:15pmPeggy Kerner – Seeing the World with Wedgwood Eyes
3:00pmFree afternoon
Dinner on your own or dinner at the hotel
Friday, April 28, 2017Day trip to see the collections at the Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts and Florida International University, Miami, with a buffet lunch at the Wiener Museum of Decorative Arts
Board Meeting
Dinner on your own
Saturday, April 29, 20179:30amLucy Lead – Wedgwood’s Crested Armorial Wares
10:15amCoffee Break
10:45amRobert Wedgwood – Groovy: Wedgwood in the Age of Aquarius
11:30amJoseph Bothwell – Wedgwood and Egyptology: Josiah Wedgwood, 18th-Century Scholars, and the Role Antiquity Played
1:30pmDr. May Watt - What Mrs. Flaxman Saw ... A Firsthand Perspective on the Grand Tour
2:15pmMargaret Burnham – Wedgwood Undercover: The Rights and Wrongs of Wedgwood Covers
3:00pmFree afternoon
6:00pmCocktail reception and annual dinner including our annual general meeting and individual regional reports, with a special presentation by Stuart Slavid, Wedgwood – A New Perspective
Sally’s Room