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Sunday Salon: Classic Black Seminar

February 9, 2020 @ 1:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Wedgwood. Staffordshire, England, 1759–present Socrates circa 1775–1780 Stoneware (black basalt) The Mint Museum. Gift of the Starr and Wolfe Families in memory of Lydia and Bernard Starr. 2018.68.2

Join us for a seminar corresponding to our new exhibition Classic Black: The Basalt Sculpture of Wedgwood and His Contemporaries with visiting scholars Gaye Blake-Roberts, Design Historian, Curator of Museum of Wedgwood; Dr. Gregory Sullivan, 18th century British sculpture scholar and honorary research fellows at the University of York; and exhibition curator Brian Gallagher.

1:30 PM
Introduction to Classic Black: The Basalt Sculpture of Wedgewood &
His Contemporaries led by Curator Brian Gallagher

2 PM
Josiah Wedgwood and His Contemporaries for Black Basalt
led by Curator Gaye Blake-Roberts

3 PM
Tour of Classic Black Galleries

4 PM
Wedgwood’s Basalt and the Sculpture Market
Led by Honorary Research Fellow, Dr. Gregory Sullivan

4–5:30 PM
Reception and Catalogue singing


Sunday Salon
February 9, 2020
1:30–5:30 PM | Mint Museum Randolph
FREE event after museum admission.
Admission is FREE for Mint Members or those with a valid college  ID.

This event is located at Mint Museum Randolph


February 9, 2020
1:30 PM - 5:30 PM
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Mint Museum Randolph
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