The Charles Hosmer - Morse Museum of American Art



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Lectures and Talks

Each year, the Morse invites recognized scholars in the field of late 19th- and early 20th-century art to speak on topics related to the Museum’s collection and exhibitions. Admission to these lectures and talks is free. Programs take place in the Jeannette G. and Hugh F. McKean Pavilion, 161 West Canton Avenue (just behind the Museum), unless otherwise noted. Please see listings below for dates and times.

  • American Art Pottery and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston:  The Early Years

    Wednesday, January 30, 2019
    2:30 pm

    Nonie Gadsden
    Katharine Lane Weems Senior Curator of American Decorative Arts and Sculpture Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
    American Art Pottery and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston:  The Early Years

  • A Most Exquisite Display:  European Ceramics at the Centennial Exhibition

    Wednesday, February 13, 2019
    2:30 pm

    Donna Corbin
    Independent Curator
    Philadelphia, PA
    A Most Exquisite Display:  European Ceramics at the Centennial Exhibition

  • Adelaide Alsop Robineau, America’s Finest Ceramist

    Wednesday, March 06, 2019
    2:30 pm

    Martin Eidelberg
    Author and Professor Emeritus of Art History
    Rutgers University, New Jersey
    Adelaide Alsop Robineau, America’s Finest Ceramist

  • American Art Pottery:  The Robert A. Ellison Jr. Collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

    Wednesday, April 03, 2019
    2:30 pm

    Alice Cooney Frelinghuysen
    The Anthony W. and Lulu C. Wang Curator of American Decorative Arts
    The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City
    American Art Pottery:  The Robert A. Ellison Jr. Collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

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