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2012 William Morris Events in the United States

Exhibitions

Education programs at Kelmsoctt House Museum, aimed at students in levels KS1 and KS2. These free school visits to Kelmscott House Museum encompass units in History and English. News from Anywhere, the blog of the William Morris Society

The Cult of Beauty: The Aesthetic Movement 1860-1900
Through 17 July 2012, Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA
After appearing at the Victorian and Albert Museum and the Musée d'Orsay, this will be at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, 18 February-17 July 2012

Through 30 March 2012
Arts & Crafts Moments: Simplicity in Design, T.C. Steele State Historic Site, Nashville, IN

March 2012
William Morris's Earthly Paradise: Precursor to the Private Press Movement
Art History Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee; curator Leslie Harwood

Through 11 May 2012
The Angel Leaves the House: Women Bookmakers & the Aesthetic Page
March 28th-May 11th, 2012, Mills College, F. W. Olin Library, Oakland, CA

Through 27 May 2012
"Making History: Antiquaries in Britain" Yale Center for British Art, 2 February-27 May 2012. This exhibition of objects and manuscripts from the Society of Antiquaries includes items related to Morris and his circle.

Through 17 July 2012
The Cult of Beauty: The Aesthetic Movement 1860-1900
Palace of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA. After appearing at the Victorian and Albert Museum and the Musée d'Orsay, this will be at the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, 18 February-17 July 2012

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Talks, Lectures, and Conferences

January 5th, 2012, "Morris's Artistic Daughters: Women of the Arts and Crafts Movement," William Morris Society Session, Modern Language Association Convention, Seattle, Washington.

January 6th, 2012, "Pre-Raphaelite Audiences," co-sponsored by the William Morris Society and the Society for the History of Authors, Readers and Publishers, Modern Language Association Convention, Seattle, Washington.

WEDNESDAY MARCH 28, "The Aesthetic Woman"
Margaret D. Stetz, 3 pm, F.W. Olin Library, Mills College

Thursday, March 29, "Aubrey Beardsley and His Publishers"
Mark Samuels Lasner, 5-7 pm, Book Club of California, 312 Sutter St., Suite 500, San Francisco, CA

THURSDAY, MAY 24, Panel: Preview of Pre-Raphaelites: Victorian Avant-Garde, Tim Barringer, Jason Rosenfeld, and Peter Trippi. English-Speaking Union, 6:30-8:30 p. m.

3 October 2012, Lecture: An Artists’ Village, Compton, England: A Center of Nineteenth-Century Art and Design, Richard Ormond and Perdita Hunt.
Grolier Club, New York, NY. More details and to purchase tickets: news/WattsLecture2012.html