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Women, Art, and Social Change: The Newcomb Pottery Enterprise

Date: Thursday, October 24, 2013
Time: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Building: Woldenberg Art Center, Newcomb Art Gallery
Location: uptown campus

Organized by the Newcomb Art Gallery and the Smithsonian Traveling Exhibition Service, Women, Art, and Social Change: The Newcomb Pottery Enterprise is the largest presentation of Newcomb arts and crafts in more than twenty-five years.


Works from various periods will examine the role that the enterprise played in promoting art for the betterment of women, and in turn, New Orleans’ business and cultural communities, still struggling from the effects of the Civil War. The exhibit will feature significant examples of the iconic pottery as well as lesser known textiles, metalwork, jewelry, bookbinding and historical artifacts.


A 360-page, full-color book has been published by Skira Rizzoli in conjunction with the exhibition. The exhibition will be on view through March 2014 after which it will tour nationally. 

Sponsored by: Newcomb Art Gallery Exhibit

Admission: Free
Attendance: Open to the public
Open to: Alumni, Faculty, Graduate students, Parents, Prospective undergrads, Staff, Undergraduates, Visitors

For more information contact Beau Box via email to bbox@tulane.edu or by phone at 504-865-5328

Additional information may be found at the event website at http://www.newcombartgallery.tulane.edu/index.html






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