Wednesdays, June 2, 9, 16, 23, and 30
12:00 to 1:00 p.m. EDT
Live through Zoom
This June, the Center for the History of Collecting and The Wildenstein Plattner Institute are hosting a Wednesday lunchtime series spotlighting archival resources on important women who shaped visual culture in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Register for just one session or attend them all!
To register for each session, please follow this link or click on the individual sessions.
Schedule of Sessions
Part One: Archives Revealed
Wednesday, June 2, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Complicated Legacies: A Look at Women Dealers and Collectors from the WPI Digital Archives
Sandrine Canac, Director of Digital Archival Projects, The Wildenstein Plattner Institute
Samantha Rowe, Digital Archivist and Research Associate, The Wildenstein Plattner Institute
Discovering Women Collectors, Dealers and Artists in The Frick Collection Archives
Sally Brazil, Associate Chief Librarian for Archives and Records Management, The Frick Collection
Part Two: Digital Research Methodologies
Wednesday, June 9, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Mme. X: Women Collectors in Provenance Research
Elizabeth Gorayeb, Executive Director, The Wildenstein Plattner Institute
Jennifer Gimblett, Senior Researcher and Project Manager, The Wildenstein Plattner Institute
Transforming Research Methodologies: A Digital Approach
Louisa Wood Ruby, Head of Research, Frick Art Reference Library
Samantha Deutch, Assistant Director of the Center for the History of Collecting, Frick Art Reference Library
Part Three: Florence Sloan and Nanette Bearden
Wednesday, June 16, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Personal Ambitions and Communal Uplift: The Collector Florence Sloan through her Archive
Evie Terrono, Professor of Art History, Randolph-Macon College
Legacy Building: Finding the Archive of Nanette Bearden
Diedra Harris-Kelley, Co-Director of the Romare Bearden Foundation
Part Four: Catharine Lorillard Wolfe and A’Lelia Walker
Wednesday, June 23, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Catharine Lorillard Wolfe: Securing Her Legacy in the Cultural Landscape of the Gilded Age
Margaret R. Laster, Independent Scholar and Consultant, Center for the History of Collecting, Frick Art Reference Library
A’Lelia Walker’s Harlem Renaissance Salon
A’Lelia Bundles, Author, Board Member of the National Archives Foundation
Part Five: Panel Discussion
Wednesday, June 30, 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.
Julie Des Jardins, Author of Women and the Historical Enterprise in America: Gender, Race and the Politics of Memory, 1880–1945, in conversation with Véronique Chagnon-Burke, Ph.D., Independent Scholar, founding member of the Women Art Dealers Digital Archive