Dresser Fest 2023, a three-day festival celebrating the life and work of Christopher Dresser.
Welcome Address by Chairwoman of The Christopher Dresser Society, Linda Polley.
Keynote Address by Max Donnelly, Victoria and Albert Museum, London.
Wayne Mason, Mason & Wolf Wallpaper, New Jersey
Becca Goodrum, Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art, Colorado
Alison Brown, Glasgow Museums, Scotland
Clive Manison, Freelance Researcher
Friday 30 June 2023
Afternoon: Private Tours / Study sessions at the Victoria & Albert Museum, limited to 45 participants
Saturday 1 July 2023
Symposium at The Art Workers' Guild, London
9:30-10:00 Registration-Coffee / Tea, Biscuits
10:00-10:15 Welcome Address: Linda Polley-Chairwoman, The Christopher Dresser Society
10:15-11:00 Keynote Address: 'Truth, Beauty, Power': Christopher Dresser and his Principles of Decorative Design by Max Donnelly-Victoria & Albert Museum, London
11:00-11:45 The American Impact of Christopher Dresser's 'Principles of Decorative Design: Wayne Mason-Mason & Wolf Wallpaper, New Jersey
11:45-12:00 Morning Session Q&A
13:15-14:00 Three Degrees of Separation: Christopher Dresser to Frank Lloyd Wright: Becca Goodrum-Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art, Colorado
14:00-14:45 'Principles of Design' and teaching at the Glasgow School of Art during the Directorship of Frances Newbury: Alison Brown-Glasgow Museums, Scotland
14:45-15:30 Sixty-Six Clareteens in Search of a Designer: Clive Manison-Freelance Researcher
15:30-16:00 Coffee / Tea, Biscuits
16:00-16:30 Panel Questions and Answers
16:30-16:45 Closing Remarks: Linda Polley
19:00 Evening Meal
*for both lunch and evening meals the organizers have identified suitable local establishments where attendees can purchase food or drink.
To book please email martinpeagam.co.uk with subject line "Dresser Fest 2023 Booking." Please provide your name and contact details.
CONF: Dresser Fest 2023 (London, 30 Jun-2 Jul 23). In: ArtHist.net, Jun 6, 2023 (accessed Sep 22, 2023), <https://arthist.net/archive/39436>.