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Symposium: Daguerreian Society - September 26-29, 2014

The 2014 Daguerreian Society Annual Symposium will be held in Austin, Texas at the Texas State Library and Archives. The conference Hotel is the Sheraton Austin At the Capital. Our tours and program start on Friday, September 26, 2014, with the opening reception and an exhibition of early Texas photography from 6 to 8 pm, at the Texas State Library and Archives.

The program continues Saturday with lectures, a banquet and auction. Speakers include: Sandra Petrillo from the European Daguerreobase project; Mike Robinson on The Colours of the Daguerreotype; Jeremy Rowe on evolution of early photographic businesses in New York City; Jane Turano-Thompson on Early Images of the Captivity and Contact Experience in Native American and Non-Native Cultures; Larry Schaaf on the work of William Henry Fox Talbot; and Ralph Wiegandt on the nature of gilding daguerreotypes.

The trade show is on Sunday and is open to the public from 11:00 to 4:00. Additional one-hour tours are being explored for Friday, September 26th and Monday, September 29th from 9 to 11 am. Details will be posted here as schedules progress. 

Hosting institution: the Texas State Library and Archives (website).

 

Registration information is available at:

http://daguerre.org/symposia/symposium2014.php

 

An online catalog of auction items (updated regularly) is available at: http://daguerre.org/symposia/auction2014.php

 

Symposium Schedule:

Date

Start Time

End Time

Function

Friday September 26, 2014

9:00 AM

 

 

3:00 PM

12:00 PM

 

 

5:00 PM

Tours - Location and Times TBD

 

Sessions on Conservation and care of Daguerreotypes

Friday September 26, 2014

6:00PM

9:00 PM

Reception Texas State Library final time TBD

Saturday, September 27, 2014

9:00 AM

12:00 PM

Lecture Meeting

Saturday, September 27, 2014

1:30 PM

4:00 PM

Lecture Meeting

Saturday, September 27, 2014

4:00 PM

5:00 PM

Business Meeting

Saturday, September 27,2014

6:00 PM

7:00 PM

Cocktail Reception

Saturday, September 27,2014

7:00 PM

10:00 PM

Dinner Buffet & Silent Auction

Sunday, September 28,2014

9:00 AM

10:00 AM

Members Only Hour

Sunday, September 28,2014

11:00 AM

4:00 PM

Trade Fair Open to Public

 

Monday, September 29, 2014

9:00 AM

5:00 PM

Tours - Location and Times TBD

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