CASETA Virtual Fall Forum

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Center for the Advancement and Study of Early Texas Art

2021 CASETA Virtual Fall Forum  A FREE program celebrating Early Texas Art through lectures, tours, conversations and more!
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Center for the Advancement and Study of Early Texas Art – CASETA | 325.212.4872 | caseta@samfa.org | www.caseta.org
When: Friday, October 1  6:30 – 8 p.m. CT
Saturday, October 2 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CT
Register Early to receive our recipe for Texas Cocktails with Texas Ingredients, so you can follow along and toast to the opening of the Fall Forum with us! Ruth Mae McCrane (Corpus Christi, TX, 1929-2002, Houston, TX), Untitled, oil on board, 30 x 30 in., The John L. Nau lll Collection of Texas Art.
Schedule:
Friday, October 1 – Opening Event
6:30 p.m. – Welcome and Opening Remarks, Executive Director Howard Taylor
6:35 p.m. – Toast to CASETA: Texas Cocktails with Texas Ingredients, Board Chair Scott Chase Featured Drinks: Tejas Warrior, Drouth Stricken Area, and Watering the Herd. Besides being iconic works of Early Texas Art, what do these works have in common? Register for the 2021 Fall Forum and find out why these names may also become new icons of Texas cocktails – made with Texas ingredients by Texas mixologist, CASETA Board Chair Scott Chase. Recipes will be provided in advance so you can follow along and toast to the opening of the Fall Forum!
6:45 p.m. – African American Artists in Texas: Selections from the John L. Nau III Collection of Texas Art, a Virtual Walkthrough by Nau Collection Curator Christopher Beer and Project Row Houses Curator and Art Director Danielle Burns Wilson; introduced by Bonnie Campbell
7:30 p.m. – Virtual Q&A with Christopher Beer and Danielle Burns Wilson; moderated by Sarah Beth Wilson
7:45 p.m. – Closing Remarks, Executive Director Howard Taylor

Saturday, October 2
10 a.m. – Welcome, Executive Director Howard Taylor
10:05 a.m. – Jerry Bywaters: Then…and Now, by retired museum director Francine Carraro, Ph.D. and retired curator Ellen Buie Niewyk; introduced by Sarah Beth Wilson
11 a.m. – ‘A Magnanimous Gift to Man’: The Life and Sculpture of Octavio Medellín, by Latin American Art curator Dr. Mark A. Castro; introduced by Scott Chase
12 p.m. – Lunch Hour Chats about Texas Art featuring collector Stephen Alton, museum director Lynn Castle, and artist Noe Perez; introduced by Sarah Beth Wilson.
1 p.m. – Finding Texas Art: A Spotlight on Dealers, Galleries and Auction Houses; introduced by Bonnie Campbell
2 p.m. – The Coming, Going, and Staying of Early Galveston Artists, by author Pat Jakobi; introduced by Scott Chase
3 p.m. – Texas Art at Home: A Tour with Three Houston Collectors featuring Tam Kiehnhoff, Stan Price, and Randy Tibbits; introduced by Bonnie Campbell. *Collector Tours portion will ONLY be available during the fall forum and will not be recorded for future viewing.   4 p.m. – Closing Remarks, Executive Director Howard Taylor and CASETA Board Chair Scott Chase
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