Midcentury Along the Delaware
 
Registration Information
May 17, 2017 | 10:00am - 5:00pm

 

Join us for a full day of Midcentury connoisseurship along the Delaware River!
 
The group will meet at the Studio of George Nakashima. Midcentury furniture historian, Judith Gura, will lead a discussion with Mira Nakashima, the artist’s daughter, who is also a furniture designer in the tradition of her father. Historic examples of George and Mira Nakashima’s furniture will be on display.
 
Next we will visit Rago Auction’s Annex. Judith Gura will lead a discussion of mid-century furniture in the current auction with Jad Attal, Rago’s modern furniture specialist.

After lunch (included in program fee), we will go to Rago’s gallery. Ceramics historian and appraiser, Dr. Tom Folk, will lead a discussion with David Rago, the auction gallery’s founder, about the market for midcentury ceramics. Rago and Folk will review items in the current auction.

Lastly, we will meet at the studio of noted ceramic artist, Toshiko Takaezu.
Many major iconic examples will be on display. Tom Folk will lead a discussion with Don Fletcher, the director of this house museum.

Note: attendees are responsible for their own transport. Some carpool may be available. 

Program Schedule:
10:00am - 11:15am

George Nakashima Studio
New Hope, PA

11:30am - 12:30pm 
Rago Auction Annex
Lambertville, NJ

12:30pm - 1:30pm
Lunch (included in registration fee)
Lambertville, NJ

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Rago Auctions
Lambertville, NJ

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Toshiko Takaezu Studio
Quakertown, NJ

5 CE credits

FEE: $180 Members; $200 General Admission

Register online (at the top of this page); OR
by calling 212.889.5404 x 11 

All cancellations must be made a week prior to the program to receive a refund.


Led by:
Thomas Folk, Ph.D., AAA 
Certified Member
Education Committee Member
Appraisers Association of America 


 

 

 

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