Saint-Gaudens Centenary Symposium

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

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

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