Throughout the centuries and around the world, collectors have passionately pursued objects of fascination and beauty reflecting an intriguing combination of personal interests and aesthetics, validation, and outside influences. Join us for a stimulating weekend of lectures, social events, and camaraderie as the Newport Symposium returns with a perennial favorite topic: great collectors. Preeminent national and international presenters will explore the underpinnings of collecting, and bring the fascinating stories of collectors to life.
New Weekend Schedule!
Opening Reception: Thursday, April 26, 2018
5:30 - 7:30 PM
Lectures, Private Tours, Events:
Friday, April 27 to midday Sunday, April 29
Gala Dinner at The Breakers: Saturday, April 28
Presented in part by
US Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management
ALEX AND ANI
Newport Historical Society
Franklin & Co.
For further information email Symposium@NewportMansions.org or call (401) 847-1756
Image credits from left to right:
The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living (1991), Damien Hirst
Port Royal Parlor, Courtesy, Winterthur Museum, photo by Lizzie Himmel
Portrait of Isabella Stewart Gardner (1888), John Singer Sargent, Courtesy of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
Detail from Sezzione per Lungo del Panteon (1750-1780), Francesco Piranesi