Main Content

October 1, 2020

9:00-9:15am

Welcome and Overview

  • Stewart McLaurin, President, White House Historical Association
  • Frederick J. Ryan Jr., Chairman, Board of Directors, White House Historical Association
  • Katharine P. Booth, Vice Chairwoman, Board of Trustees, Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

9:15-10:00am

Crafting American Taste

  • Introduced by Colleen Shogan, Senior Vice President and Director of the David M. Rubenstein National Center for White House History, White House Historical Association
  • Moderated by Tom Savage, Director of External Affairs, Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
  • Catharine Dann Roeber, Brock W. Jobe Associate Professor of Decorative Arts and Material Culture, Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
  • Jennifer Van Horn, Assistant Professor of Art History and History, University of Delaware

10:10-10:50am

The History of White House Collection

  • Introduced by Colleen Shogan, Senior Vice President and Director of the David M. Rubenstein National Center for White House History, White House Historical Association
  • Lydia Tederick, Curator of the White House

11:00am-12:00pm

The Preservation and Conservation of the White House Collection

  • Introduced by Colleen Shogan, Senior Vice President and Director of the David M. Rubenstein National Center for White House History, White House Historical Association
  • Moderated by Matthew Costello, Vice President of the David M. Rubenstein National Center for White House History, White House Historical Association
  • Wendy Cooper, Curator Emerita of Furniture for Winterthur and current member, Committee for the Preservation of the White House
  • Melissa Naulin, Associate Curator of Decorative Arts, The White House
  • Frank Kalista, Historic Upholsterer

Lunch

1:30-2:30pm

House, Museum, and Stage

  • Introduced by Colleen Shogan, Senior Vice President and Director of the David M. Rubenstein National Center for White House History, White House Historical Association
  • Moderated by Matthew Costello, Vice President of the David M. Rubenstein National Center for White House History, White House Historical Association
  • Brock Jobe, Professor of American Decorative Arts Emeritus of the Winterthur Program in American Material Culture
  • William Allman, Former Curator of the White House
  • Marcee Craighill, Director and Curator of the Diplomatic Reception Rooms

2:40-3:50pm

Designing Camelot

  • Introduced by Colleen Shogan, Senior Vice President and Director of the David M. Rubenstein National Center for White House History, White House Historical Association
  • Moderated by Carol B. Cadou, Charles F. Montgomery Director and CEO of Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library
  • James A. Abbott, Executive Director, The Lewes Historical Society, Lewes Delaware and co-author of Designing Camelot: The Kennedy White House Restoration
  • Elaine Rice Bachmann, Deputy State Archivist, Maryland State Archives and co-author of Designing Camelot: The Kennedy White House Restoration
  • Stephanie Delamaire, Associate Curator of Fine Arts, Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library

3:50-4:00pm

Closing Remarks

  • Stewart McLaurin, President, White House Historical Association