Collectors at Home
The CSDA/CCAD will be highlighting some of the beautiful, rare and/or sentimental pieces our members enjoy behind closed doors.
June 20, 2020 inaugural virtual event with guest curator Jennifer Franks, Art & Design Historian. Theme - From Utility to Life: Sculptural Decorative Arts - followed by Q&A with CSDA collectors.
35th Annual Symposium & Annual General Meeting
“Hat’s off” to Martha Deacon,Harriet Meacher,Linda BerkoandPaula Kennyfor organizing such a wonderful 35th Canadian Society of Decorative Arts Symposium, celebrating Canada’s 150th year!
Above is a photo of our distinguished Symposium participants posing as the Fathers of Confederation in front of Government House, known as Fanningbank in Charlottetown PEI.
34th Annual Symposium:
Tradition Redefined - The Decorative Arts in Contemporary Urban Context
September 29th - October 2nd, 2016
We organize an annual symposium featuring contributions from Canadian and International experts. We explore a different Canadian city each year and visit local heritage sites, artisan studios, cultural institutions and private collections.
‘St. Andrew’s, NB: Canada’s First Seaside Resort’ took place in St. Andrew’s-by-the-sea, October 1 - 4, 2015.
Scenic Views: Exploring the Historic, Cultural and Artistic Landscape of Niagara-on-the-Lake
Thursday, October 2 - Sunday, October 5, 2014
Image information: View of Fort Niagara by John Herbert Caddy, courtesy of the Niagara Historical Society & Museum
A selection of images from the 2014 Annual Symposium,