The 2022 Scholars’ Dinner

Monday, April 4, 2022

The Century Association

7 W 43rd St, New York, New York 10036

Guests can choose to join the event in person at The Century Association or by virtual live stream. 

We invite you to join us for the third annual Scholars’ Dinner featuring the leading American art scholars of today and the emerging American art scholars of tomorrow

Continuing the important work that Thomas Cole began as a mentor and leader, the Thomas Cole National Historic Site serves as a catalyst for advancing the conversation in American art. Join us in supporting a bright future for new scholarship in this important field.

Guests can choose to join the event in person at The Century Association or by virtual live stream.

Featured Scholars

The featured scholars will be Franklin Kelly, Senior Curator and Christiane Ellis Valone Curator of American Paintings at the National Gallery of Art, who is curating our 2022 exhibition; Asma Naeem, The Eddie C. and C. Sylvia Brown Chief Curator at the Baltimore Museum of Art; Stephanie Sparling Williams, Andrew W. Mellon Curator of American Art at the Brooklyn Museum; and our 2021 Class of Cole Fellows.

 

Franklin Kelly

Senior Curator and Christiane Ellis Valone Curator of American Paintings

National Gallery of Art

 

Asma Naeem

Eddie C. and C. Sylvia Brown Chief Curator

Baltimore Museum of Art

 

Stephanie Sparling Williams

Andrew W. Mellon Curator of American Art

Brooklyn Museum

2021 Class of Cole Fellows

Isabelle Bohling, Adaeze Dikko, Brooke Krancer and Oriana Tang

Board of Trustees

Lisa Fox Martin, Chairman

Marianne Lockwood, Vice Chairman

Warner Shook, Vice Chairman

Sara de Swardt, Treasurer

Susan Ball, Secretary

Jimmy Bulich

Carrie Feder

Linda Gentalen

Guy Griggs

Elizabeth B.Jacks

Nina Matis

Anne J. Miller

Stephen Shadley

Kenneth E. Silver

Tara Sullivan

Hudson Talbott

Evelyn Trebilcock

Susan G. A. Warner

National Council

Kevin J. Avery

Tim Barringer

Annette Blaugrund

Linda S. Ferber

Ella M. Foshay

Eleanor Jones Harvey

Patricia Junker

Elizabeth Kornhauser

Katherine Manthorne

Mark D. Mitchell

Barbara Novak

Paul D. Schweizer

Nancy Siegel

John R. Stilgoe

Alan Wallach

Online Reservations

Save the Date for the Cole Fellows’ Research Presentations

Sunday, April 3, 2:00pm

(Pending virtual or in-person in Catskill, New York)

Join Isabelle Bohling, Adaeze Dikko, Brooke Krancer and Oriana Tang as they share their original primary research conducted over the course of their fellowship. Spanning deep dives into the work of Thomas Cole to the history of land protection to previously unknown stories of the people who once lived and worked at the historic property, these presentations will be full of new discoveries and fascinating research that is vital to future site-wide initiatives.

Information and reservations are available via thomascole.org/events.

Thomas Cole, Catskill Creek, New York, 1845. Oil on canvas, 26 1/2 by 36 in. / Framed: 37 5/8 x 47 5/8 x 4 1/2 in. New-York Historical Society, The Robert L. Stuart Collection, Gift of his widow Mrs. Mary Stuart, S-157.

Thomas Cole, Clouds, ca. 1830s. Oil on paper laid down on canvas, 8 3/4 x 10 7/8 in. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Morris K. Jesup Fund, 2013 (2013.201).

Jennifer Greim2022 Scholars’ Dinner