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10,000 Years of World Ceramics – Talk by Visiting Scholar Margaret Carney

November 20, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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Ceramic art historian Margaret Carney will give a free public lecture, 10,000 Years of World Ceramics, at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 20, in Highsmith Student Union’s Alumni Hall.

Carney, a specialist in world ceramics and Asian art history, is director and chief curator of the International Museum of Dinnerware Design in Ann Arbor, Michigan. She has presented lectures in prestigious museums around the world, including the Victoria & Albert Museum, London, and the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American Art, Renwick Gallery, in Washington, D.C.. She has previously served as museum director and curator at the Blair Museum of Lithophanes, Toledo, Ohio, and founding director and curator of the Schein-Joseph International Museum of Ceramic Art at the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University. Carney is a Fellow of the American Ceramic Society and an elected member of the International Academy of Ceramics (Societé Internationale de la Ceramique) in Switzerland.

She earned a Ph.D. and master’s degree in Asian art history, both from the University of Kansas, Lawrence.

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November 20, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


Department of Art and Art History


Highsmith Student Union Alumni Hall