Middlebury College Museum of Art

Tuesday, October 10

'I placed a jar': poetry, porcelain and place

Illustrated Lecture
Time: 4:30pm
Location: Mahaney Center for the Arts, Robison Concert Hall

Edmund de Waal, ceramic artist and award-winning author


Edmund de Waal, ceramic artist and award-winning author of the best-selling memoir The Hare with Amber Eyes [2010], talks about recent projects in Vienna, Berlin and Los Angeles, how family stories interweave with his artistic practice, why collecting matters, and why white is a difficult color. De Waal’s work is currently on view in the exhibition A Story of Art: Gifts from the Collection of Charles S. Moffett ’67 and Lucinda Herrick; his lecture is in honor of his late friend Charles Moffett ’67. Sponsored by the Middlebury College Museum of Art, the Department of History of Art and Architecture, and the Friends of the Art Museum. FREE

Edmund de Waal
Edmund de Waal (photo: Ben McKee)