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Friendly Furniture: Identifying the Quaker Cabinetmakers of Early America
March 24, 2017 @ 8:00 am - March 25, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Quaker connections from New England to Pennsylvania and down the Great Wagon Road into Virginia and North Carolina will be the focus of the 2017 seminar. Speakers include Dennis Carr, Museum of Fine Arts Boston; Alexandra Kirtley, Philadelphia Museum of Art; Lisa Minardi, Winterthur Museum; as well as June Lucas and Robert Leath, MESDA. The seminar will also feature woodworking demonstrations by Ben Hobbs and Mary May. This seminar will identify the history, techniques, and features of several early Guilford County cabinetmakers, including pieces showcased in the MESDA collection in Old Salem.
Registration opens Winter 1017. Visit the MESDA website for details.