We were delighted to welcome Michael Bright of American Fine Art Magazine to the 25th IAC’s Arts & Crafts Conference in Detroit and environs. After a lovely day of tours and talks at Cranbrook, Michael briefly spoke during our evening reception.
Lana Aledort, Director of Merchandising, Bulova, and Donell Hutson, Design Director, Bulova, Accutron and Caravelle brands, Citizen Watch America, presented at IAC's 25th Arts & Crafts Conference on Bulova's Frank Lloyd Wright limited edition watch project, unveiling this year's edition devoted to Wright's Imperial Hotel in Japan. Wright's centrality to the movement and Bulova's commitment to his legacy, to artisanry, and to quality are central
A jewel of the Arts & Crafts Movement in Detroit—and visited by IAC’s 25th Annual Arts & Crafts Conference—The Players is a gentlemen's amateur theatrical club founded in 1911. The 1925 playhouse was designed by Player and architect William Kapp of Smith, Hinchman & Grylls (now SmithGroup) in the Florentine Renaissance style. Kapp used cinder block, a revolutionary building material at the time, in its
Thanks to all who attended and made IAC's 25th annual Arts & Crafts Conference in Detroit possible!
Sunday, September 10, 2023 10:00 – 11:00 am CEST PART 1: IAC's Maintaining Purpose, New York, USA, July 18, 2023 PART 2: VicenzaOro, Vicenza, Italy, September 10, 2023 PART 3: CIBJO Conference, Jaipur, India,: October 4, 2023 Join us in Vicenza, Italy in person or online. IAC is delighted to participate in the second in a series of three sessions organized collaboratively with CIBJO addressing
All attending Maintaining Purpose, IAC’s 13th Annual Gold + Diamond Conference, were riveted by John Richmond and Toby Pomeroy’s presentation on mercury-free processing of gold. They discussed GOLDROP, an innovative system using elutriation to separate gold from sediment without employing mercury. GIA has approved grant-funded testing of GOLDROP. For more information on GOLDROP visit Sluice Goose and Mercury Free Mining. For those who missed the
September 27 - October 1, 2023 Detroit and Environs Register now and use promo code THEATER for $100 off a full-priced ticket. The World of Theater: The Players and the Fox Theatre The Players The Players, an amateur gentlemen’s theatrical club, while founded in 1911 would only find a permanent home in 1925 with the construction of the Playhouse (William Kapp of Smith, Hinchman and
IAC was honored to welcome Gaetano Cavalieri, president of CIBJO, and his son Aurelio to New York and to our 13th annual Gold + Diamond Conference where we launched our collaboration in a session on intellectual property and protecting creativity. We look forward to continuing this partnership, next on a panel at the CIBJO conference in Vicenza, Italy in September, and then in India in
Highlights from Wednesday's proceedings at IAC’s 13th annual Gold + Diamond Conference, “Maintaining Purpose.” For those who missed it, the conference proceedings are archived here. #gold #goldanddiamonds #jewelry #iac #iacevents #eventsnyc #diamonds #initiativesinartandculture #mining #julyevents
Pippa Small received IAC’s 6th annual award for Leadership in Responsible Practice in Jewelry while Satta Matturi received IAC’s 3rd annual award for Extraordinary Contributions to the Diamond and Jewelry Industries. We were thrilled to honor their accomplishments at a festive evening event. For those who missed it, there are various ticket options that allow you to view all or part of the two-day conference!
Highlights from Tuesday's proceedings at IAC’s 13th annual Gold + Diamond Conference, “Maintaining Purpose.” For those who missed it, the conference proceedings are archived here. #gold #goldanddiamonds #jewelry #iac #iacevents #eventsnyc #diamonds #initiativesinartandculture #mining #julyevents
As featured in the Scottish Goldsmiths Trust Blog: Boldly Building the Future | Gold, Diamonds and Jewelry in a Transformational Age
It was a great pleasure welcoming Ebba Goring and Karen Westland from the Scottish Goldsmiths Trust at last year’s Gold + Diamond conference. They presented on the Trust’s Ethical Making Pledge and participated in the panel on training for the future. We are so happy that they documented their experience in the hopes that it would prompt friends and colleagues to attend this year’s conference
Mercury Free Mining and Sluice Goose join IAC's 13th International Gold + Diamond Conference, Maintaining Purpose, Monday – Wednesday, July 17 – 19, 2023, in New York City. Quantifying a pollutant is an essential precursor to mitigation. Mercury Free Mining, a participant in IAC’s 2022 and 2023 Conferences, focuses on both discovery and deployment of mercury-free processes in artisanal small-scale gold mining. One such technology
Happy to have been able to attend the 2023 GEM Awards in New York City! The GEM Awards aims to raise the visibility of the fine jewelry and watch industry by honoring the work of leaders, creators and luminaries. #GEMAwards #JewelersofAmerica #Goldanddiamonds #initiativesinartandculture #gold #gems #diamonds #awards #gala #iac #initiativesinartandculture
IAC's founder and president, Lisa Koenigsberg, has published an article in American Fine Arts Magazine derived from the proceedings of the 2022 American Art Conference, Cut, Cast, Carved and Coupled: Perspectives on Women in American Art. To read the full article, visit: https://www.americanfineartmagazine.com/issues To watch individual sessions from our 27th Annual American Art Conference visit: https://artinitiatives.com/cut-cast-carved-and-coupled-iacs-27th-annual-american-art-conference/ Mark your calendars for IAC’s 28th Annual American Art