Cleveland Decorative Arts 2023 Program Schedule
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Friday, February 10 - Annual members meeting. The 2nd Annual John Hellman Memorial Lecture featuring Dr Seth Pevnick, "Small Classical Bronzes in the Cleveland Museum of Art".
6:00pm Cocktails, 6:30pm Program. StoneWater Club, 1 Club Drive, Highland Heights, OH.

Saturday,March 25 -  Lea C. Lane "A Marvel of Taste and Skill: Carved Pipes of the American Civil War"  Civil War prisoners made these folk art treasures while far away from home.
Ms. Lane is Curator at The Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts and a Winterthur graduate.
11:30 Luncheon followed by lecture. Mayfield Sand Ridge Club, S. Euclid, OH.

Saturday, April 29 - Aldous Bertram "Dragons & Pagodas: A Celebration of Chinoiserie" Lecture and Book Signing by the Author
6:00pm Cocktails, 6:30pm Lecture at the Chagrin Valley Hunt Club, Gates Mills.

Sunday, May 21 - Christopher W. Lane "Chromolithographic Prints" Lane was a partner at the Philadelphia Print Shop and appraiser on the PBS Antiques Roadshow.
12noon Lecture followed by lunch at the Rowfant Club, a co-sponsor.

Friday, June 2- David Barquist "The Mabel Brady Garvan Collection at Yale". Sponsored by Dale Hilton in honor of Rip and Charlotte Noble and in memory of R. Robertson Hilton.  Dr. Barquist is the Assistant Curator of American Decorative Art at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
6:00pm Cocktails 6:30pm Lecture. Location Chagrin Valley Hunt Club, Gates Mills.

Saturday, August 12 - Anya Rudd Tour of Harcourt Manor. Designed by Frank Meade and constructed between 1911 and 1915. It was vacant for 6 years and has been completely renovated by Rudd who is a professional interior designer and will be our guide. It is on the National Register of Historic Places. Tour starts at 2:00pm. 2178 Harcourt Drive, Cleveland Heights, OH.

Sunday, September 24 - Blackstone Pipe Organ Concert and Tour. See and hear this 7,400 pipe Aeolian Skinner pipe organ in a space designed by architect Richard Fleischman on the shores of Lake Erie. 
</a>2:00pm with Tea to follow The Blackstone Residence, Bratenahl, OH.

Friday, October 13 - Leslie Lambour Bouterie "From Trowel to Table: Ceramic Sherds Inform History Detectives at James Madison's Montpelier".  Bouterie serves as the Visiting Curator of Ceramics at James Madison's  Montpelier & a Visiting Scholar for the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation. A career educator and ceramic specialist she provides consultation services to museums & historic sites, lectures, writes & enthusiastically shares her passion for British ceramics.
Drinks at 5:30pm, Clambake dinner at 6:00pm. Joint meeting with Dunham Tavern members.  Limited to 80 guests.

Sunday, December 3 - Holiday Party with Show and Tell    MEMBERS ONLY 3:00pm-6:00pm At the home of Ms. Gloria Beaven, 120 Elm Court, Chagrin Falls, OH. Click here for a printable invitation.  RSVP PLEASE!