News & Events

The Society holds an annual Geoffrey de Bellaigue lecture, named after our distinguished former president, and a biennial symposium. These are open to all. In addition, members can take part in our special outside visits to private and public collections to discuss, handle and enjoy all types of European porcelain together with some of the most distinguished experts in the field.

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Just Published: French Porcelain Society Journal, 2018
Volume VII (2018): FRENCH PORCELAIN IN THE NINETEENTH CENTURY (1789-1918): MAKERS, MARKETS AND MUSEUMS
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Christmas Soirée
6-8pm, Monday 10 December
The Art Workers' Guild, Main Lecture Hall, London
Join us for a Christmas Soirée!
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'Chinamania', Thursday 1 November 2018
6-8pm, 1st November 2018
The Art Workers’ Guild, 6 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AT
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CFP: Expanding the Ceramic Field in the Long 19th Century
Association for Art History Conference, 4-6 April 2019
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Munich trip 2018
17 - 18 October 2018
Munich, Germany
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A Passion for Porcelain
21-22 September, 2018
Gardiner Museum, Toronto
A Symposium in Honour of Meredith Chilton
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Report on 'Chinamania' at the Art Workers' Guild
31st May 2018, 6-8 pm
The Art Workers’ Guild, Gradige Room (first floor), 6 Queen Square, London, WC1N 3AT
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2018 lecture, AGM and dinner - BOOKING NOW CLOSED
Monday, 25 June 2018
The Wallace Collection and the Mandeville Hotel
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Summer Outing 2018 - FULL
24th June 2018
Glorious Petworth & Fabulous Goodwood
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A Celebration of Neapolitan Porcelain and Music
5 December 2017
Bonhams, 101 New Bond Street, London W1S 1SR
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Meredith Chilton photographed by Evelyn Hansen-Gillis
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Meredith Chilton awarded the Order of Canada
French Porcelain Society member Meredith Chilton has been appointed as a Member of the Order of Canada in recognition of her exceptional contribution to the ceramic world.
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2017 Symposium - Saint–Cloud to Bernardaud: New Horizons in French Porcelain, 1690-2000
20th & 21st October 2017
The Wallace Collection, Hertford House, Manchester Square, London W1U 3BN
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Visit to Elton Hall
Tuesday 27th June 2017, 8:30am–5:30pm
Elton Hall, Cambridgeshire
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Seminar – ‘Garnitures: Vases in Interiors’
Friday 17th March 2017 • 10.00am-5.00pm
The Lydia & Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre, Victoria and Albert Museum
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Paris Trip, 6-7 December 2016
Oliver Fairclough, Chairman
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