Lectures, Lunch & Open House

Celebrating 50 years of MESDA



For questions or additional information, please contact Tabatha Renegar, trenegar@oldsalem.org

Lectures, Lunch & Open HouseSaturday, October 24, 20159:00 am - 1:30 pmJames A. Gray, Jr. Auditorium(900 Old Salem Road)

Join us for a morning of dynamic presentations celebrating MESDA’s past, present and future. Special guests will speak specifically to MESDA’s  founding and the impact of the museum’s research programs, summer institute, collections and publications on the field of southern decorative arts and material culture studies. Featured guest speaker:  Betsy Pochoda, Editor of The Magazine Antiques. A box lunch is included with your registration fee. Following lunch, you are invited to enjoy an All Star Open House in the MESDA Collection featuring the museum’s 30 newly-renovated galleries and hosted by a cast of leading southern decorative arts experts. For questions regarding Saturday programming, please contact Sally Gant, sgant@oldsalem.org/336-721-7361.

Thank you to Sally & Chris Jones for their generous sponsorship of the Lunch, Lecture & Open House to celebrate 50 years of MESDA!

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