PROGRAM & SCHEDULE

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 26

12-4:30  Welcome at Museum of Fine Arts, 465 Huntington Avenue Entrance
2:30    Special small-group 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,  Assistant Curator of Paintings, The  Victoria & Albert Museum, London.                          TIMEPIECES IN VICTORIAN  PORTRAITURE AND 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  Emily Stoehrer, MFA Rita J. Kaplan and Susan B. Kaplan Curator of Jewelry.                                               WATCHES AS JEWELRY
11:00  Catherine Pagani, Ph.D.,   Associate Dean and Assistant to the Provost, The University of                        Alabama.   ELABORATE CLOCKS AT THE CHINESE COURT
11:45  Ross Barrett, Assistant Professor, American  Art, Boston University.  19TH CENTURY GENRE                   PAINTINGS
12:30  Amy Kurtz Lansing, Curator, Florence Griswold Museum.  TIME AND TIMEKEEPING IN EDWARD               LAMSON HENRY'S GENRE PAINTINGS
1:15    LUNCH - Museum Restaurants and Cafeteria Open
1:45   Meeting, Antiquarian Horological Society, American Section,  ALL ARE WELCOME.  Jim Cipra                  will present "The Mechanical Art of James Condliff".
2:30   Stephen Caffey, Assistant Professor, Department of  Architecture, Texas A&M University.                         "WINDING THE CLOCK": A WINSLOW HOMER WATERCOLOR
3:15   Peter Sorlien, ASA, Appraiser of Art and Antiques, Accredited Appraisers, Marblehead, Mass.                  PRINTS: PICTURES (AND CLOCKS) FOR THE PEOPLE
4:00   William J.H. Andrewes HOROLOGY IN PRINTS (follow-up on previous lecture)
4:20   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, dinner and
           musical time-related program.
8:00  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