American Antiques Expert Jobe to Speak at Old Sturbridge Village
Wednesday, October 12, 2016
The title of the talk is "The Time to Buy: Collecting American Antiques in 2016 and Beyond."
During the discussion, Jobe will look at the antiques trade from the 1950s to the present. He will show how the changes in the price of American antiques follows larger cultural shifts which have helped define the country.
Jobe will discuss what drives today's marketplace, where the trade is headed, and why this is currently a good time to buy American antiques.
Jobe started his career at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts, where he assisted with a major conference on Boston furniture. He also held positions at Colonial Williamsburg, and served as Chief Curator for Historic New England.
In 1993, Jobe returned to Winterthur to serve as Deputy Director for Collections and Interpretation. In 2000, he became a professor of decorative arts in the Winterthur Program. He is now Professor Emeritus.
Jobe earned his undergraduate degree at Wake Forest University, and a Master's Degree from the University of Delaware through the Winterthur Program, majoring in Early American Culture.
He is the 2014 recipient of the Award of Merit from the Antique Dealers' Association of America, Inc.
The presentation will take place on Thursday, October 27 at 6 p.m.
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