Williamsburg Symposium on Maps and Prints of Early America

Posted in conferences (to attend), exhibitions by Editor on September 24, 2011

From The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation:

Symposium: More than Meets the Eye: Maps and Prints of Early America
DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum, Williamsburg, VA, 16-18 October 2011

In conjunction with the exhibition More than Meets the Eye: Maps and Prints of Early America, Colonial Williamsburg will sponsor a symposium from October 16-18, 2011 that will feature lectures focusing on the men who created these objects, how they assembled and disseminated their information, and the factors that motivated them to create powerful and influential images. Speakers will include Philip Burden, Paul Cohen, Louis De Vorsey, Matthew Edney, William Gartner, and Henry Taliaferro. The conference begins with an opening reception Sunday evening followed by two days of lectures, Monday and Tuesday.

The conference brochure is available for download here»

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