Natchez Antiques Forum
Natchez, Mississippi

November 1-3, 2018
"Aged to Perfection" 

 

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2018

11:00

Registration opens at Natchez Pilgrimage Tours Main Street Location. Guests may register at the first event they attend

11:30

Platinum Sponsors’Lunch at Choctaw Hall

1:30-4:30

Pre-Conference Tour:

Natchez Artisans - The Silversmiths of Natchez

Cherokee – collection of George MacPhersonSilver

Pleasant Hill – collection of Emile Profilet Silver

6:00-8:00

Thursday Evening

Welcome Reception  "Fiddles, Fire and Fermentation"                                                                                              King’s Tavern ca.1789 an evening of fiddle music, a wood-fired farm to table dinner with craft cocktails                               and a tour of Natchez’s own, Charboneau distillery.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2018  "AGED TO PERFECTION"
Friday, November 2
8:00 a.m.  Registration
9:00 a.m.  Welcome and Opening Remarks
9:15 a.m.   "Aged to Perfection: The Story of the Vine and Olive"
                Daniel Fate Brooks

                Director, retired, Arlington
                House
                Birmingham, Alabama
10:00 a.m.  "Our Spirited Ancestors: The
                 Decorative Arts of Drink in the Early South"
                 Daniel Kurt Ackermann

                 Associate Curator
                 Museum of Early Southern
                 Decorative Arts  
                 Old Salem Museum and Gardens
                 Winston-Salem, North Carolina
11:00 a.m.  Coffee
11:30 a.m.    "Everything Old is New Again:
                  Historicism in 19th Century Fashion"
                  Kristen Miller Zohn

                  Executive Director of the
                  Costume Society of America
                  Curator of Collections and
                  Exhibitions
                  Lauren Rogers Museum
                  Laurel, Mississippi
12:30 p.m.   Lunch
2:00 p.m. "Collecting Art at the
                   Smithsonian: From America's Attic to the Temple of Invention"

                   Crawford Alexander Mann lll
                   Curator of Prints and Drawings
                   Smithsonian American Art
                   Museum
                   Washington, D.C.
3:00 p.m.    "Killdevil, Tafia, Rum: “Four Centuries of History in a Glass"
                   Wayne Curtis
                   author, editor, contributing, columnist
                   New Orleans, Louisiana
6:30 p.m.    "Gala Supper ~ Natchez Style"
                     Linden

               Saturday, November 3
9:00 a.m.    "Elegance and Entertainment
                    at Georgia's Old Goverors  Mansion"

                    Matthew S. Davis
                    Director
                    Georgia's  Old Governor's
                    Mansion
                    Milledgeville, Georgia

              10:00 a.m.    Coffee

10:30 a.m  “Natchez Style” Architecture, Decorative Arts and Entertaining

William Bradley. Regina Charboneau, Bridget Green
11:30 a.m.      Concluding Remarks
11:45 a.m.      Lunch on your own
2:00-4:00 p.m.  Tour Early Natchez

Williamsburg circa1830  Oak Hill circa1835