Saint-Gaudens Centenary Symposium

This symposium reexamines the influence and importance of one of America’s greatest sculptors, Augustus Saint-Gaudens (1848-1907). 

Friday, September 7, 2007, 1:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Watch Video of the Symposium Online

Speakers

George Gurney
Deputy Chief Curator, Smithsonian American Art Museum
"An Introduction to Smithsonian Collections"

Henry J. Duffy
Curator and Chief of Cultural Resources, Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site
"Voices From Across the Sea: The European Associates of Augustus Saint-Gaudens"

 Cynthia Mills
Historian, Smithsonian American Art Museum
"Saint-Gaudens's Lost Angels"

 Thayer Tolles
Associate Curator, American Paintings and Sculpture, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
"After Saint-Gaudens: Casts, Memories, and Legacies"

 Shelley Sturman
Head of Object Conservation, National Gallery of Art
"Conservation of the Shaw Memorial: The Long Journey"

 Discussion moderated by Erika Doss
Chair, American Studies Department, University of Notre Dame

 Film Premiere, 5 to 6:30 p.m.
"Augustus Saint-Gaudens: Master of American Sculpture"
Director, Paul Sanderson

 

Speakers' Bios and Abstracts