Friday, February 13, 2015


Join the Newark Museum's Chief Curator and Curator of Decorative Arts Ulysses Grant Dietz for the lecture series

The Art of Jewelry

WHEN: Tuesdays February 17 and March 17
Newark Museum, 49 Washington St., Newark

The series examines how jewelry was transformed by the end of the 20th century from a marker of status into a self-conscious medium of artistic expression.

This series and a Jewelry Discovery Day on June 27—hosted by Sarah Churgin of David Rago Auctions—are planned in conjunction with the opening of the Museum's reinstalled Lore Ross Jewelry Gallery.

Downton to Gatsby, Jewelry & Fashion 1880 to 1929
Tuesday, February 17, 10:30 AM-noon
Speaker: Andrew Prince, Jewelry Designer for Downton Abbey
Following the lecture, Andrew Prince will present a trunk show where guests can purchase some of his jewelry designs.

Art Nouveau: A Jewel in Every Medium
Tuesday, March 17, 10:30 AM-noon
Speaker: Benjamin Macklowe, Director of Macklowe Gallery, New York

TICKETS: $30, members and $40, non-members; individual lectures, $25. Pre-registration is required. Call 973.596.6613 or click here.