Director Timothy Rub discusses the recently published catalogue "American Furniture 1650-1840: Highlights from the Philadelphia Museum of Art" with author and curator Alexandra Kirtley. Chairs, tables, and chests to some were dynamic sculptures to early American artisans and patrons. Hear the stories of how and why they were made and how and why they came to the collection of the Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Founded in 1962, The Philadelphia Show presents the country's finest dealers in American Decorative Arts, Fine Art, Americana, silver, ceramics, and jewelry. This year's show will be virtual and can be accessed at http://thephiladelphiashow.com starting April 23, 2021.
This program is 60 minutes, including time for Q and A. It is being recorded, and a link to the recording will be sent to all registrants.