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MESDA Conference | The Decorative Arts of the South Carolina Museum

Presented by Historic Columbia at Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia SC

Oct 22 - 24 2020
MESDA Conference | The Decorative Arts of the South Carolina Museum

Special themed rambles will give you an up-close and personal look at rarely-viewed private collections and homes, while lectures will provide the latest in decorative arts and material culture research.

Join us as we celebrate the decorative arts of South Carolina’s Midlands, where the Lowcountry and the Upstate collide. The conference will offer an unparalleled opportunity to get behind-the-scenes looks of local sites and exhibits, with a reception and conference sessions held in downtown Columbia, the Palmetto State’s capital city. Special themed rambles will give you an up-close and personal look at rarely-viewed private collections and homes, while lectures will provide the latest in

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ADMISSION INFO

REGISTRATION

March 3rd – Registration opens to members of the Frank L. Horton Society
March 10th – General registration opens

Full Registration with Ramble I
The Savannah River Valley: History & Heritage in Augusta and Beyond
$525.00 | $515.00 Frank L. Horton Society*

Registration includes participation in the overnight Ramble I and the Opening Reception, two continental breakfasts, one coffee break, two lunches, one dinner, all lectures proposed on the agenda, and admission to all pertinent sites proposed on the agenda.

Full Registration with Ramble II
Kershaw & Sumter Counties: Magnificence in the Midlands
$350.00 | $340.00 Frank L. Horton Society*
Registration includes participation in Ramble II and the Opening Reception, one continental breakfast, one coffee break, two lunches, all lectures proposed on the agenda, and admission to all pertinent sites proposed on the agenda.

Full Registration with Ramble III
Lexington & Richland Counties: Culture in the Capital
$350.00 |  $340.00 Frank L. Horton Society*
Registration includes participation in Ramble III and the Opening Reception, one continental breakfast, one coffee break, two lunches, all lectures proposed on the agenda, and admission to all pertinent sites proposed on the agenda.

Lectures Pass
$250.00 | $240.00 Frank L. Horton Society*
Registration includes participation the Opening Reception, one continental breakfast, one coffee break, one lunch, all lectures proposed on the agenda, and admission to all pertinent sites proposed on the agenda.

Twenty-First Century Frolic Pass
$150.00
Registration includes participation in the Frolic Fundraiser for the MESDA Conservation Fund.

*This program is anticipated to sell out.  Please note that members of the Frank L. Horton Society receive priority registration privileges, as well as a discount on their tickets.  To receive your Frank L. Horton Society discount, please be sure you register and/or sign in with your Old Salem Museums & Gardens username and password.  If you would like to join the Frank L. Horton Society, or if you would like to learn more, please click here.

Contact: 336-721-7360

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INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*

  • Oct 22, 2020 at 09:00 am - 09:00 pm (Thu)
  • Oct 23, 2020 at 09:00 am - 09:00 pm (Fri)
  • Oct 24, 2020 at 09:00 am - 09:00 pm (Sat)
* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.

LOCATION

Columbia Museum of Art

1515 Main Street, Columbia, SC 29201

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