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Schedule of Events - WIS 2018

Wednesday, April 25, 20183:00 - 5:00 PM


8:00 PMWelcome reception at the hotel followed by dinner Sally’s Room
Thursday, April 26, 20189:00amWelcome – Mickey Hightower, WIS President
9:15amEdward Knowles, collector and independent scholar –The Soane Code Odyssey 1753-1879. New Theories, Enigmas andSecrets. Part I
10:00amCoffee Break

Dr. Nancy Ramage, professor emerita, Ithaca College, Confused Identities: Ariadne andCleopatra from the Vatican to Victorians

11:15amRebecca Klarner, Collections and Curatorial Services Officer, Wedgwood Museum –Norman Wilson at Wedgwood
1:00pmWoody Johnson, collector and independent scholar –Wedgwood, Franklin and the Abolition of Slavery
1:45pmSandy Olubas, collector and independent scholar –Tyger, Tyger Burning Bright: William Blake at Wedgwood
2:30pmFree afternoon
Dinner on your own or dinner at the hotel
[Board Meeting]
Sally's Room
Friday, April 27, 20188:30amBuses depart from the hotel for Texas A & M University, College Station
10:30amArrive at university, welcome and brief introduction by Professor Susan Egenolf, curator of Gods in the Western Midlands: the Immortal Achievements of Wedgwood, Woodall & Webb. Visit exhibition.
12:00pmLunch on campus
1:00pmBuses depart from Texas A & M University
3:00pmCollection visit at the home of Eugene and Loretta Core, Kingwood, TX, including light refreshments
4:30pmBuses depart for hotel
5:30pmArrive at hotel
Dinner on your own. Sally’s Room closed.
Saturday, April 28, 20189:30amAnnual General Meeting, including individual regional reports
10:00amRebecca Klarner, Collections and Curatorial Services Officer, Wedgwood Museum – The Wedgwood Museum opens its Jewelry Box
10:45amCoffee Break
11:15amEdward Knowles, collector and independent scholar – The Soane Code Odyssey 1753-1879. New Theories, Enigmas and Secrets. Part II
1:00pmMargaret Burnham, Objects Conservator, Birmingham Museum of Art – The Rights and Wrongs of Wedgwood Covers
1:30pmPeggy Kerner, collector and independent scholar – Seeing theWorld with Wedgwood Eyes
2:15pmFree afternoon
6:00pmCocktail reception and annual dinner
Sally’s Room