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MESDA Furniture Seminar

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MESDA Furniture Seminar

As the World Turned: These Were the Days of Our Lathes

March 21-22, 2014

Frank L. Horton Museum Center

(924 South Main Street)


MESDA’s 2014 Furniture Seminar turns to the exploration of international and regional influences in southern turned furniture. Speakers will address important groups of turned chairs from Virginia, North Carolina South Carolina and Georgia. The seminar will include a workshop demonstration on the lathe, a collection study of turned furniture in the MESDA collection and a special exhibition of the furniture of Salem cabinetmaker Karsten Petersen.. This year join Johanna Brown, Dale Couch, Peter Follansbee, Mark Wenger, and others, for this two day exploration of the southern turned furniture.


Please visit the MESDA website for a complete listing of speakers.


Registration: $295  / $270  for Friends of MESDA or Old Salem. Includes all sessions and materials, Friday dinner, lunch Saturday afternoon and admission to Old Salem Museums & Gardens and MESDA. To register or for more information, please call (336-721-7360) or email (mesdaprograms@oldsalem.org).


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