A beautiful Oriental rug has the power to captivate the imagination with its intricate patterns and delicate colors. Join Skinner specialist Lawrence Kearney for a preview and guided gallery walk discussion of the October 27 Fine Oriental Rugs & Carpets auction. The reception will begin at 5:30PM and the walk at 6PM.
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Thursday, September 26 | 5PM
Enjoy wine & hors d’oeuvres as you preview the American & European Works of Art auctions.
Friday, September 27 | 10:30AM
The festivities continue with a petite brunch of pastries and mimosas.
Free and open to the public. Register below.
Skinner Boston Gallery63 Park Plaza, Boston
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 | SKINNER BOSTONToko Shinoda (b. 1913), Woodblock Print (Lot 1134, Estimate: $400-600)
Please join us for a gallery talk by Japanese prints dealer and lecturer Allison Tolman, focusing on modern Japanese prints.
The reception will begin at 5PM in the Boston Gallery, followed by the talk at 5:30PM. Please register below.
Talk by Scholar and Curator Trevor Fairbrother
WEDNESDAY, MAY 8
Skinner is delighted to offer two works by John Singer Sargent that have been with a local family for over ninety years. Scholar and Curator Trevor Fairbrother will give a breezy overview of the artist’s work as a watercolorist and take a close look at these splendid Italian images – Bologna Fountain and Olive Grove.
RECEPTION 5:30PM, TALK 6PMREGISTER HERE
Trevor Fairbrother earned both his B.A.… Read More
Thursday, March 21| Reception 5:30PM, Gallery Walk 6PM
Join specialist Helen Eagles from the Asian Works of Art Department for a gallery walk and discussion about the Chinese textiles from the London textile collection of Nancy Murphy featured in the March 22 Asian Works of Art auction.
Primarily dating to the end of the Qing dynasty, the collection showcases purses, fan cases, and collars. The accessories are embellished and embroidered in a variety of stitches with decorations rich in blessings for the wearer, and provide an excellent introduction to the wider symbolism and techniques unique to Chinese textiles.… Read More
January 24, 2019 | Reception 5:30PM, Gallery Walk 6PM
Boston Gallery | 63 Park Plaza, Boston, MA 02116
Rika Smith, art conservation expert in cast bronze sculpture, will join us for an evening of conversation about all things bronze.
Using artworks presented for the Fine Arts & Painting auction on January 25, 2019 by Isidore Bonheur, Harry Jackson, and Mimmo Paladino, we will examine the sculptures to identify casting methods, finishing techniques, and types of patination.… Read More
Friday, January 11 | Reception: 5:30PM, Talk: 6:00PM
Boston Gallery | 63 Park Plaza, Boston 02116
Elizabeth A. Williams, the David and Peggy Rockefeller Curator of Decorative Arts and Design, will speak about Gorham silver and the upcoming RISD Museum exhibition, Designing Innovation: The Gorham Manufacturing Company, American Silver 1850-1970, opening May 2019. This talk is held in conjunction with the January 12 European Furniture & Decorative Arts auction, featuring Gorham silver.
Reception: 5:30PM | Presentation: 6PM
Join Fine Books & Manuscripts specialist Devon Eastland for a demonstration of bookbinding techniques, restoration treatments and a discussion of approaches to repair with examples. See books from the inside out and bring your questions. Devon has worked in the field of restoration for more than twenty years. Repair a chair and sit down, fix a book and read!… Read More
True Tales from the Homes of Connoisseurs, Collectors and Hoarders
Please join us for a gallery talk held in conjunction with the preview for the November 3 American Furniture & Decorative Arts auction, as department specialists share stories of how objects in the auction were collected by their owners, and how they made their way to Skinner.
Friday November 2, 2018 | Skinner Boston Gallery
5:30PM Reception, 6:00PM Gallery Talk
Boston Gallery 63 Park Plaza Boston, MA 02116
Questions?… Read More
An Evening of Art & Anecdotes with Joby Baker
Wednesday, September 19, 5:30PM
Skinner welcomes Joby Baker, the widower of Dory Previn who will discuss Dory’s art collection, music, and poetry as we tour the gallery and view her works.
This event is held in conjunction with a preview of Skinner’s September 21st auction of American & European Works of Art.
Skinner Boston Gallery 63 Park Plaza Boston MA, 02116