The Art of Science: Invention and Innovation at the World's Fairs
Saturday, October 13
9 a.m.: Registration
This symposium brings together exhibition curators and catalogue authors for a stimulating discourse on the impact of decorative arts at the World’s Fairs. Featuring individual talks and a panel discussion moderated by World’s Fairs historian Robert W. Rydell (Michael P. Malone Professor of History, Montana State University), the program will also provide an opportunity for curator, author, and visitor discussion in the galleries.
“Modern Renaissance”: Revival and Progression in Decorative Arts at the World’s Fairs, Exhibition co-curator Jason Busch, Curatorial Chair for Collections and The Alan G. and Jane A. Lehman Curator of Decorative Arts and Design, Carnegie Museum of Art
Symposium sponsored by:
This exhibition was co-organized by Carnegie Museum of Art and The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art.
Generous national support for this exhibition was provided by Wells Fargo, the Windgate Charitable Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts.
Lead support for the Pittsburgh presentation was provided by Ritchie Scaife.
Major support for the Pittsburgh presentation was provided by the Richard C. von Hess Foundation, The Bessie F. Anathan Charitable Foundation at the request of Ellen Lehman and Charles Kennel, William E. and Janet Hunt, The Chubb Group of Insurance Companies, PPG Industries Foundation, and the Barrie A. and Deedee Wigmore Foundation.