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Roycroft Symposium



Lovers of limp ooze will be interested to know that the Memorial Art Gallery
of the University of Rochester is having a Roycroft Symposium on Saturday 
and Sunday, November 12 and 13.  The lectures and demonstrations on Saturday will be held in the Memorial Art Gallery, and the program will be continued on
Sunday in East Aurora, New York.  The talks on Saturday include, "Dard Hunter,
Roycroft Artist" by Cathleen A. Baker and "Bookbinding" by Leonard Robinson.
The other talks are about architecture, preserving period finishes, hammered
copper, stencilling, collecting Roycroft, and "Roycroft 101: A Crash Course."
The Sunday program consists of brunch, a lecture by the architect supervising
the restoration of the Roycroft Inn, and tours of the Roycroft campus, the
Elbert Hubbard-Roycroft Museum, and "Roycroft Renaissance artists' studios."
The registration fee is $55 for Saturday events, $25 for Sunday events, and
$25 for optional round-trip bus transportation.  To register or obtain more
information, write or call the Memorial C
[oops, sorry] Art Gallery, 500 University Ave., Rochester, NY 14607-1415;
tel. (716)473-7720.

In addition, the Memorial Art Gallery is having a major exhibition on the work
of Hubbard and the Roycroft community, and there is a printed catalog of the
exhibition: "Head, Heart and Hand, Elbert Hubbard and the Roycrofters" by
Marie Via and Marjorie B. Searl, University of Rochester Press, 1994; $49.50
if ordered before 31 December, 1994.  It has 166 illustrations in color and
108 in black and white.  There is also a paperback edition available for 
$24.95.  Prices in pounds sterling are 35.00 for the hardback and 14.95 for
the paperback.  Send orders to P.O. Box 41026, Rochester, NY 14604-4126 or,
in England, P.O. Box 9, Woodbridge, Suffold IP12 3DF.  This information was
culled from various flyers by Phil Weimerskirch, Providence Public Library
<PHILWH@dsl.rhilinet.gov>  woops again, that should be Suffolk of course


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