Friday, June 9 will be our Study Day that will include a curator's tour of the new exhibition Past is Present: Revival Jewelry that will open next year at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, a "behind the scenes" look at jewelry in the MFA's collection, lunch at the museum, and a viewing of jewelry drawings in the museum's archives. The Study Day is limited to only 35 people and has a separate fee for the day from the conference fee.
The Study Day is completely sold out! If you would like to be put on our waiting list in the event there is a cancellation please either email us or make a note when you send in your registration form for the conference day.
The Study Day will take place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, 465 Huntington Ave. Instructions on where we will meet will be sent out a few weeks before the event.
Dinner will be at Legal Sea Foods/Copley Plaza, 100 Huntington Ave., at 7 p.m.
Saturday, June 10 will be our Conference Day that will be held at the Massachusetts College of Art (right down the street from the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston). On this website you will find a listing of the speakers. Your admission fee to the conference includes lunch in the College's cafeteria close to the conference location.
The conference will be held at the Massachusetts College of Art, Design and Media Center Lecture Hall on Huntington Avenue from 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
From 8:30-9:00 a.m. coffee and continental breakfast will be served. The conference will end at 4:30 p.m. a wine and cheese reception will be held.
Sunday, June 11 Extra Event for Conference attendees who are invited to visit the Ayer Mansion (you must sign up in advance to do this). The Ayer Mansion is one of only three surviving Tiffany residential commissions, which include the interiors of the Samuel L. Clemens (Mark Twain) House in Hartford, Connecticut, and the Pierre Ferry House in Seattle, Washington, (both of which are actually redesigns by Tiffany). The Ayer Mansion stands alone as the sole example of a house designed from its inception by the artist.
The visit to Ayer Mansion takes place at 3 p.m. at 395 Commonwealth Avenue.