Archive for August 5th, 2009

header_block_logoThe Mary and Leigh Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University will host a one-day symposium on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010, to explore topics related to the exhibition A Room of Their Own: The Bloomsbury Artists in American Collections, which will be on display at the Evanston, Ill. museum from Jan. 15 to March 14.

The museum invites proposals for presentations on such topics as Bloomsbury art production, criticism, display, and collecting; the Omega Workshops; design of books, fashion, gardens, architecture, domestic spaces, ceramics, furniture; ekphrastic writing and other aspects of visual culture related to the Bloomsbury group or its influences.

Please submit by e-mail a 250- to 300-word proposal with a title, your name, e-mail and mailing addresses, phone number, and institutional affiliation to Professors Christine Froula at cfroula@northwestern.edu and Christopher Reed at creed@psu.edu by Sept. 11, 2009

The museum will offer all speakers a small honorarium and will cover travel expenses and accommodations.

Read more about the exhibit, which is at Cornell University through Oct. 18.

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