Ceramics Study Club

(formerly China Students Club)

Dedicated to the Study & Appreciation of Ceramics

China Students' Club

Ceramics Study Club of Boston 2017-2018 Program

Please note our meeting location at the King’s Chapel Parish House and the date, time, and place of each meeting. Before lectures coffee and tea will be served, unless otherwise noted.

Thursday, September 28, 2017, at 1:00 p.m.
King’s Chapel Parish House
64 Beacon Street, Boston
’The Features are Esteem’d very just’ Chinese Unfired Clay
Portrait Figures 1717-1798
William R. Sargent
Independent Scholar and Curator
CSC Member

Thursday, October 26, 2017, at 1:00 p.m.
King’s Chapel Parish House
64 Beacon Street, Boston
’It all begins with Terracotta’ A Guide to Identifying Ceramics through Materials and Methods of Manufacture Nicholas M. Dawes
Vice President of Special Collections
Heritage Auctions, New York

Thursday, November 30, 2017 at 1:00 p.m.
King’s Chapel Parish House
64 Beacon Street, Boston
The Vivian Hawes Memorial Lecture Curator’s Choice: Recent Acquisitions at the MFA, Boston Thomas Michie, Russell B. and Andree Beauchamp Stearns Senior Curator of Decorative Arts and Sculpture, Art of Europe
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
CSC Member

Thursday, January 25, 2018, at 1:00 p.m.
King’s Chapel Parish House
64 Beacon Street, Boston
Looking Backward: A Studio Potter’s Take on American Ceramic History Mark Shapiro
Potter

Thursday, February 22, 2018, at 1:00 p.m.
King’s Chapel Parish House
64 Beacon Street, Boston
Bits and Pieces
Members are invited to bring an object for discussion
FIELD TRIP Thursday, March 22, 2018
Tour of the Ceramics Collections with Nancy Carlisle and Redware Workshop with Justin Thomas Historic New England’s Collections Storage Facility
151 Essex Street
Haverhill, Massachusetts
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Wednesday, April 18, 2018, at 1:00 p.m.
King’s Chapel Parish House
64 Beacon Street, Boston
Chelsea Botanical Porcelain and the Rise of the Landscape Garden
Sally Kevill-Davies
Independent Scholar
London

Thursday, May 24, 2018, at 1:00 p.m.
King’s Chapel Parish House
64 Beacon Street, Boston
Annual Meeting and Tea
It’s About the Clay: American 20th-Century
Studio Pottery Movement
Martha B. Vida, Executive Director
The Marks Project, Inc.
www.themarksproject.org
CSC Member

Non-members are welcome to attend any meeting, without charge or obligation