Symposium Saturday, September 21
|9:00||Setting the Stage: Late 18th -century Fashionable Dress - Avril Hart, retired Assistant Curator of the Department of Textiles and Dress, Victoria and Albert Museum in London|
|10:00||Supplying the Chesapeake Consumer- John Caramia, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation|
|11:30||For the People: Clothing Production and Maintenance at Rose Hill Plantation, Cecil County, Maryland- Gloria Allen, Independent Scholar|
|12:15||He had on when he went away: Lost stolen and runaway clothing in the 18th - century Chesapeake - Caroline Neely, Carlyle House Historic Park|
Looking at Cloth and Clothing in Alexandria
|2:00||Artisans and Tradesmen in Late 18th century Alexandria - Jim Mackay, The Lyceum|
|2:30||William Hodgson: Profile of an Alexandria Merchant - Gretchen Bulova, Gadsby’s Tavern Museum|
|2:45||Bound by Sources: An Investigation into the Clothing of the Mason Family - Laurie Kittle, Gunston Hall Plantation|
|3:15||Putting Your Research Into Action: Costuming the Interpreters at Presbyterian Meeting House - History Committee, Old Presbyterian Meeting House|
|3:45||William Carlin, Taylor, Alexandria in Virginia - Mark Hutter, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation|
|4:30||Suitably Dressed: Dressing an 18th-Century Alexandria Gentry Man - Heidi Miller, Carlyle House Historic Park|
|4:45||Reproducing the "Carlyle" Dress - Cricket Bauer, Gadsby’s Tavern Museum|
|5:00||Conclusion: Pulling it all together! - Sally Queen, Sally Queen and Associates|
Workshops Thursday, September 19
Lunch on your own
Afternoon, 2 - 4
Evening Lecture - Fashion in Detail: Illustrating items of 17th and 18th -century dress from the dress collection of the Victoria and Albert Museum. Avril Hart. 7:00 p.m. Includes lecture, book signing, reception and opening of exhibition, "Generations: Costume in Alexandria." Held at The Lyceum, Alexandria’s History Museum, 201 S. Washington Street.
Workshops, Friday, September 20
Lunch in Gadsby’s Tavern Restaurant
Afternoon, 2 - 4
4:30 p.m. Reception and Tour at Carlyle House Historic Park, 121 N. Fairfax Street.
Gadsby’s Tavern Museum
134 N. Royal Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
703-838-4242, fax 703-838-4270
|Thursday Workshops:||$50 each, plus $25 lab fee where noted (lunch on your own)|
|Thursday Lecture:||$10 each (includes reception, “Generations” exhibition opening)|
|Friday Workshops:||$45 each ($10 discount for full day registration),
$14 lunch at Gadsby’s Tavern Restaurant
Reception and Tour of Carlyle House included in registration.
|Saturday Symposium||$80 full day registration, $12 box lunch (optional)|
Prices reflect registration prior to September 5th. After September 5th, add $35 late fee.
Museum takes Visa/MasterCard, Personal Checks, and Cash. Payment must accompany registration.
Hotel information and directions sent with confirmation. For additional visitor information on Alexandria, please visit www.funside.com.