PROGRAM & SCHEDULE

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26

12-4:30  Welcome at Museum of Fine Arts, 465 Huntington Avenue Entrance - SEE MAP BELOW
2:30    Special small-group one-hour horology-related museum tour with Lana Sloutsky
               (no charge, advance reservations required, contact Bob Frishman to reserve a space) 
5:00   Alfond Auditorium. Program Begins.  Bob Frishman, Symposium Chairman.
             Welcome and Introduction
5:15   Dennis Carr, MFA Carolyn and Peter Lynch Curator of American Decorative Arts and Sculpture,               Art of the  Americas.  AMERICAN CLOCKS AT THE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS, BOSTON
5:45   John Wilmerding, Sarofim Professor of American Art, Emeritus, Princeton University.
           TIME IN AMERICAN PAINTING
6:30   Conclusion of Day’s Program - Museum Open Until 10 PM, Museum Restaurants Open for Dinner
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FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27
10:00  Museum Opens, Proceed to Alfond Auditorium
10:30  Thomas  Michie, MFA Russell B. and Andrée Beauchamp Stearns Senior Curator of Decorative                Arts and Sculpture, Art of Europe.  TREASURES FROM THE DEEP: EUROPEAN CLOCKS
              IN THE MFA'S VAULTS
11:15  Lawrence W. Berman, MFA Norma Jean Calderwood  Senior Curator of Ancient Egyptian,                         Nubian, & Near Eastern  Art.  ANCIENT EGYPT: KEEPING TIME IN A TIMELESS SOCIETY 
12:00  Lana Sloutsky, PhD, History of Art & Architecture Department, Boston University.                                    WITHOUT BORDERS:  KEEPING TRACK OF TIME IN BYZANTIUM
12:30  Philip Poniz, Horological Expert, Historian & Restorer, Princeton, New Jersey.  ART, CLOCKS                   AND WATCHES IN RENAISSANCE EUROPE
1:15   LUNCH - Museum Restaurants and Cafeteria Open
2:30   Philippe Bordes, Emeritus Professor of Art History, University of Lyon; Advisor for the Arts,                    Ministry of Higher  Education and Research, Paris.  THE SIGNIFICANCE OF CLOCKS IN
           FRENCH PORTRAITS  FROM BOUCHER TO DAVID
3:15  Jonathan Snellenburg, Director, Watches and Clocks, Bonhams New York.  MECHANICAL                         JEWELS, THE ART  OF THE WATCH 1500-1800
4:00   Louise Cooling, Curator of Paintings, Royal Collection Trust, London.   TIMEPIECES IN
            VICTORIAN  GENRE PAINTING
4:45   Colleene Fesko, Fine Art Appraiser, Broker and Independent Curator.  SURREALIST WOMEN                    ARTISTS: ON TIME
5:30   Conclusion of Day’s Program - Museum Open Until 10 PM, Museum Restaurants Open for Dinner
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SATURDAY, OCTOBER 28
10:00  Museum Opens, Proceed to Alfond Auditorium
10:30  Catherine Pagani, Ph.D.,   Associate Dean and Assistant to the Provost, The University of                        Alabama.   ELABORATE CLOCKS AT THE CHINESE COURT
11:15  Ross Barrett, Assistant Professor, American  Art, Boston University.  19TH CENTURY GENRE                   PAINTINGS
12:00  Amy Kurtz Lansing, Curator, Florence Griswold Museum.  TIME AND TIMEKEEPING IN EDWARD               LAMSON HENRY'S GENRE PAINTINGS
12:45  LUNCH - Museum Restaurants and Cafeteria Open
1:15   Meeting, Antiquarian Horological Society, American Section,  ALL ARE WELCOME.  Jim Cipra                  will present "The Mechanical Art of James Condliff".
2:15   Stephen Caffey, Assistant Professor, Department of  Architecture, Texas A&M University.                         "WINDING THE CLOCK": A WINSLOW HOMER WATERCOLOR
3:00   Peter Sorlien, ASA, Appraiser of Art and Antiques, Accredited Appraisers, Marblehead, Mass. ,
                and William J.H. Andrewes.   PRINTS: PICTURES (AND CLOCKS) FOR THE PEOPLE
3:45   Conclusion of Day’s Program - Museum Open Until 5 PM
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SATURDAY EVENING BANQUET
THE HARVARD CLUB OF BOSTON
6:00  Welcome at The Harvard Club of Boston, 374 Commonwealth Avenue.  Reception and dinner,
           cash bar.   Musical time-related program by performers Lianne Goodwin (accompianist),
           Trudi Olivetti  (emcee), Thomas Smoker (tenor) and Crystal Day VanArtsdalen (mezzo-soprano).
8:00  Pat Keck remarks on the premier unveiling of her new sculpture - "Man With Time On His
            Hands" - created especially for this symposium.
8:15  Gerald W.R. Ward, MFA Katharine Lane Weems Senior Curator of American Decorative Arts and               Sculpture Emeritus.  FROZEN IN TIME: THE MUSEUM AS HISTORY’S CLOCK
9:00  Conclusion of Evening Program and Symposium

Please consult this MFA first-floor map if necessary.  The Huntington Avenue entrance is at at the bottom, left of center.   The Sharf Visitor Center is straight up from there.  The stairs and elevator down to the Alfond Auditorium, Level G of the Art of the Americas wing, are at top right.