This year's theme is The 1920s: Style and Design. The speakers will elaborate upon the Art Deco style that defined the decade, the fashions that excelled in frivolity but are inherently flawed, and the significance of preserving materials related to jazz culture:
The Jazz Loft Archiving Project at the ‘Coal Bin’
A panel discussion led by Dr. Thomas J. Manuel, President & Founder, The Jazz Loft, Inc.
Dr. Manuel is Artist in Residence at Stony Brook University and the Director of the Stony Brook University Young Artists Jazz Program.
Flapper Dresses and Inherent Vice in Museum Collections
Morgan Carbone, Associate Conservator at Museum Textile Service
Ms. Carbone is a Professional Associate of the American Institute for Conservation.
Art Deco 101: Introduction to American Decorative Arts & Design
(Examples include furniture, metalwork, lighting, textiles, ceramics, glass, sculpture, and industrial design)
Kathleen Murphy Skolnik, Professor of art and architectural history at Roosevelt University
Ms. Skolnik also leads seminars on Art Deco design at the Newberry Library and is co-author of "The Art Deco Murals of Hildreth Meière" and a contributor to the recently published "Art Deco Chicago: Designing Modern America".
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Professional Development Hours: 3 (.3 CEUs)
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