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Study Day: Discovering Duncanson and African American Material Culture

December 6, 2019

Join us for a study day focused on Robert S. Duncanson, the foremost African American landscape painter of the 19th century.


The Beltway and Beyond: Neoclassical Furniture of Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and the Coastal Mid-Atlantic

April 23–24, 2020

Furniture scholars and master craftspeople will share new research on the cabinetmaking shops of Washington, D.C., and explore cabinetmaking and the furniture trades in the burgeoning style center of 19th-century Baltimore.


The Inspired Needle: Embroidery Past & Present

October 2–3, 2020

Embroidery has changed dramatically over the centuries as designs and techniques have gone in and out of fashion.

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