ARTISAN LECTURES 2019
Now in its eighth season, the Artisan Lecture Series pays tribute to the art of craftsmanship by featuring master artisans who lecture about the intricacies of their specialized crafts. The Artisan Lecture Series promotes the work and art of skilled craftsmen to assist in ensuring their unique knowledge is understood and carried forth for future generations
On Tuesday, February 26th – Tim Alpaugh, artisan, will discuss the Craft and History of Golf. To register, please click here.
On Tuesday, March 12, Artisan Jeff Wasson, an artist who specializes in making historical reproductions of medieval armor, will discuss his trade. To register, please click here.
On Tuesday, March 26th, acclaimed Korean Chef, Sohui Kim will describe her profession and talk about her restaurant, her projects and her cookbooks, The Good Fork and Korean Home Cooking. To register, please click here.
On Tuesday, April 9th, atelier Berthold Hoffmann, will discuss the design and manufacturing of cast iron cookware and sterling silver fine tableware. To register, please click here
On Thursday, April 25– Robert Wiesenberger will discuss the new book, Transitional Moments: Marcel Breuer, the W. C. Vaughan Co. and the Bauhaus In America. To register, please click here.
On Tuesday, May 7th, artisan Bruno Paulin Lopez, master upholsterer will provide an overview of his craft. To register, please click here.
On Tuesday, May 14th, at 7pm, a special screening of the acclaimed documentary,The World Before Your Feet, the story of Matt Green’s odyssey to walk the 8,000 miles of roads and paths of New York City. Matt Green will be present along with the film maker Jeremy Workman.
On Tuesday June 11, Nalina Moses will discuss her book Single-Handedly: Contemporary Architects Draw – which explores the reasons digitally-trained architects draw by hand.
On Tuesday June 25, Vanessa Hoheb and Thomas Donahue will discuss The American Artists’ Hand Archive, an archive of bronze life hand castings working in participation with many of America’s most venerated visual artists including Chuck Close, Jasper Johns and Maya Lin.
Unless other wise indicated, admission is : $15 General admission; $10 General Society members & Senior Citizens; $5 Students.
All lectures begin at 6.30 p.m. Additional Artisan Lectures for Spring 2019 will be added.
This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.