CONF Apr 7, 2024

48th Annual Meeting, AHPCS (Williamstown, 15-17 May 24)

Williamstown, MA, USA, May 15–17, 2024
Registration deadline: Apr 15, 2024

Allison Stagg

The 48th annual meeting of the American Historical Print Collectors Society will take place in Williamstown, Massachusetts.

The AHPCS has arranged special tours of several of the region’s outstanding cultural collections for this year’s annual meeting, as well as lining up a program of first-rate speakers, including Georgia Barnhill, Robert Emlen, Michael McCue, Rebecca Szantyr and Christina Michelon.

The Annual Meeting is open to both members and non-members;
Please register online:
Registration to attend the Annual Meeting ends April 15th.


May 15th
Optional excursion to Historic Deerfield
more information can be found here:


May 16th
Registration and continental breakfast

9:00-12:00: Morning Session at Williams Inn
"Berkshire Authors and their Illustrators", Georgia Barnhill, American Antiquarian Society
"Arthur B. Houghton Pictures the Mount Lebanon Shakers", Robert Emlen, Boston Public Library
"Louis K. Harlow: Louis Prang's Favorite Artist", Michael McCue
"Eternally Ephemeral: Printing the Great Boston Fire", Christina Michelon, Boston Athenaeum

12:00-1:30: Buffet lunch at Williams Inn

2:00-4:00: Afternoon curator-led sessions at Williams College Museum of Art and the Chapin Library

6:00: Print Mart (Show, Tell and Sell) at Williams Inn

7:00: Buffet dinner at Williams Inn


May 17th
Continental breakfast at the Williams Inn

9:00: AHPCS annual business meeting Williams Inn

10:30: Morning Session at Williams Inn
"Something in the Air: Atmospheric Awareness in 19th-Century Prints," an introduction to the print collection at the Clark Art Institute, Rebecca Szantyr, New York Public Library

12:00-1:30: Buffet lunch at the Clark Art Institute

2:00-5:00: Curator-led tour of the exhibition Paper Cities and visit to the Manton Study Center to view a selection of American prints.

6:00: Plated dinner at the Williams Inn

7:00: Annual auction to benefit the AHPCS

CONF: 48th Annual Meeting, AHPCS (Williamstown, 15-17 May 24). In:, Apr 7, 2024 (accessed May 21, 2024), <>.