Gallery Talk with curator John Stuart Gordon: Material Culture of the Civil War and Reconstruction

Event time: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Yale University Art Gallery, Lobby See map
1111 Chapel St
New Haven, CT 06510
Event description: 

John Stuart Gordon is a Benjamin Attmore Hewitt Associate Curator of American Decorative Arts at the Yale University Art Gallery. He received a B.A. from Vassar College, a M.A. from the Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts, Design and Culture, and a Ph.D. from Boston University. John works on all aspects of American decorative arts and material culture, but his specialties are silver, modernist designs of the 1920s and 1930s, and postmodernism. In addition to his curatorial work, he supervises Furniture Study, the Art Gallery’s expansive study collection of American furniture and wooden objects.

Meet in the lobby of the Yale University Art Gallery.