Sunday, February 2, 2014

Schedule Updates: Heraldry Talks in New York City

Schedule Updates as of 1 February 2014:

Hello, friends. Here are some items for your calendar. Hope you can join us soon! The following events are free, open to the public, and start at 6 p.m. at the NYG&B, 36 West 44th Street 7th Floor New York, NY. If you would like to be added to the G&B email list, post your email on a private message here and I will confirm receipt.

Monday, March 3, 2014...
6 p.m.
Maria Dering will present a talk on Heraldic Engravings on Colonial American Silver.
In the American colonies, silver was not only a sign of wealth, it WAS wealth. Many prominent families hired silversmiths to create elegant items engraved with coats of arms and suggestions of them. In this illustrated talk, Maria will show and discuss extant examples of the work of French Huguenot, Dutch, and other silversmiths. The talk will end with an intriguing mystery yet to be solved. Refreshments will follow. Maria is a member of the NYG&B Committee on Heraldry.

Monday, April 7, 2014
6 p.m.
The NYG&B and the College of Arms Foundation (US) welcome Mrs. Elizabeth Roads, the Lyon Clerk and Snawdoun Herald of the Court of the Lord Lyon (the Scottish College of Arms). On April 6 (the day before her talk), she will present a devizal of arms to Brick Presbyterian Church, Manhattan. A reception and refreshments will be part of the evening's festivities on April 7.

From Tuesday, April 8, 2014 TO Tuesday, April 22, 2014:
6 p.m.
"The Vocabulary of Heraldry for Beginners," by Paul Campbell.
This informative talk will be of interest to those new to heraldry and will provide a refreshing review for all. Refreshments to follow. Paul is a member of the NYG&B Committee on Heraldry and a member of the Board of Directors of the College of Arms Foundation (US).