Expanding Horizons Initiatives in Art and Culture’s 14th Annual International Gold + Diamond Conference July 15 – July 17, 2024 New York City Initiatives in Art and Culture’s annual Gold + Diamond Conference has firmly established its credentials as a critically important vantage point from which to examine jewelry and the jewelry industry as a business, cultural and artistic endeavor, within the context of contemporary
Initiatives in Art and Culture curates an immersive educational experience on the Arts & Crafts Movement in Detroit. By Lisa Koenigsberg IAC celebrates the complexities and contradictions of the Arts & Crafts movement. For its 25th anniversary Conference, IAC returns to the Midwest—often overlooked for its contributions to the movement—and zooms in on Detroit and environs, where conditions were optimal because automation and industrialization ushered
Detroit and Environs September 27 – October 1, 2023 View the conference agenda. Register for the conference here. #artsandcrafts #detroit #initiativesinartandculture #IAC #artconference #artsandcraftsconference #architecture #iacconferences #autumnevents #culture #museum #artsandcraftsmovement #design #historicpreservation #architecture #cranbrook #playersclub #scarabclub #dia #pewabic #edselandeleanorfordhouse
The window is closing! Book your Detroit stay at this historic boutique hotel now! Step into Detroit in the 1920s with a stay at the Siren Hotel, originally the Wurlitzer building (Robert Finn, 1926). The building and many of its interior finishings have been restored based on documentation in an article appearing in 1926. Architectural features of interest are complemented by an ambiance that allows
Delighted to have been asked by Kate Nixon and Arts and Crafts in August to participate in a webinar that will shed light both on IAC’s 25th Anniversary Arts and Crafts conference broadly and more specifically on the Edsel and Eleanor Ford house. Looking forward to discussing the essence and paradoxes of the Arts and Crafts movement as exemplified in the Ford House by its
Grateful to Heritage Auctions for a spectacular kickoff reception which featured welcoming remarks from Roberta Kramer (Vice President - Strategy and Business Development at Heritage Auctions). Key to the evening was lively conversation with friends and colleagues reuniting, and new relationships being formed.
Who We Are Is How We Lead: IAC’s 13th Annual International Gold + Diamond Conference, Maintaining Purpose
All of us, from those upstream in supply chains to those realizing an artistic vision in fine jewelry, must maintain purpose: we must do the work, ever-committed to effecting the change we seek. Join these extraordinary women, all leading experts, at Maintaining Purpose, IAC's 13th Annual International Gold + Diamond Conference, Monday – Wednesday, July 17 – 19, 2023, in New York City.
Unforgettable: from our arrival in Sao Paulo where I met with Richard Fizsman (@richardfiszman , @fiszmanjewel), Laìs Demarchi (@lais.demarchi), Silvia Furmanovich (@silviafurmanovich), and Kelly Amorim (@kellyamorim12) to our journey to and experience of Cruzeiro Mine with Douglas Neves (@douglaswn) and his exceptional team. This was a deep dive into many manifestations of responsible practice: cleaving to principle fueled by joy. Was honored to be there.
One of the highlights of JCK was the opportunity to spend time with CIBJO president Gaetano Cavalieri whom we look forward to welcoming in July when he will participate in IAC’s 13th International Gold and Diamond Conference, Maintaining Purpose.
IAC will celebrate Cruzeiro Mine and its unique mine-to-market model at its 13th International Gold + Diamond Conference, July 17 – 19, 2023, New York, NY. Join leading experts for a wide-ranging look at the jewelry, precious metals, and diamond industries. Jewelry is our lens, with a twin focus on artistry and responsible practice. Register for the Conference here. Among the participants: Edward Bickham &
The American sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudens designed the obverse and reverse of the double-eagle, a twenty-dollar gold coin produced by the United States Mint from 1907 to 1933. It is considered by many to be the most beautiful of U.S. coins. The coin’s design clearly relates to some of Saint-Gaudens’s works. For example his 1902 statue of Victory, part of the Sherman monument in New York
Family-owned Cruzeiro Mine in Minas Gerais, Brazil, aims to support a contemporary mine-to-market model in which goods incorporating its tourmaline and rubellite are finished in-country, thus challenging the traditional model of shipping locally extracted resources elsewhere for processing and transformation into higher valued-added product and providing greater local economic benefit. In 2022, Cruzeiro and brand-development agency Julls invited a select group of designers from or
Radical Jewelry Makeover (RJM) presents The Rejewelry Competition! We invite you to apply to this first-ever RJM juried jewelry competition and exhibition. Top prizes include a solo exhibition at Alma’s Gallery in Richmond, VA, and an invitation to join the RJM Artist Project. Radical Jewelry Makeover's mission is to raise awareness of the connection between mining, metalsmithing, activism, collaboration, and art. This competition is a
Pippa Small, designer of responsibly handcrafted jewelry, joins IAC's upcoming 13th annual Gold + Diamond conference, Maintaining Purpose, taking place in NYC , July 17 – 19, 2023. Among topics she will discuss is her Forever Together Colombian Gold collection that was presented at Couture in 2022. Register for the 13 Annual Gold + Diamond Conference here.
See IAC President and Founder Lisa Koenigsberg’s recent article, "Multiple Modernities," in American Fine Art Magazine. To read the full article, visit: https://www.americanfineartmagazine.com/issues/69