Dedicated to the
Sharing of

Bits & Bytes
Join Us
Contact Us

WSWDC 2016-2017 Calendar

General lectures are open to the public. Everyone is welcome to attend! The venue for these meetings and lectures are now all held at the spacious education room of the 'Total Wine' store, Chantilly, Virginia, where each meeting is followed by complimentary wine-tastings. Dates and speakers subject to change; check this site two weeks in advance of each event.

September 18, 2016 (Sunday) at 2:00 p.m.: Wedgwood and Egyptology: Josiah Wedgwood, 18th Century Scholars, and the Role Antiquity Played in Their Lives and Society and The Annual General Meeting

By Joseph Bothwell, Art Historian and Appraiser

At 'Total Wine' Store, Chantilly, VA

November 13, 2016 (Sunday) at 2:00 p.m.: Anomalies and Curiosities of Dinnerware

By Margaret Carney, Dinnerware Museum Director

At 'Total Wine' Store, Chantilly, VA

January 8, 2017 (Sunday) at 2:00 p.m.: Show & Tell: Wedgwood Tea Wares and Silent Auction

Members share information on or ask about selected pieces from their collections; also attendees can acquire Wedgwood via a silent auction

At 'Total Wine' Store, Chantilly, VA

March 12, 2017 (Sunday) at 2:00 p.m.: Majolica Through the Looking Glass: Victorian Shapes, Makers & Inspirations

By Nicolaus Boston, Majolica Specialist

At 'Total Wine' Store, Chantilly, VA

May 21, 2017 (Sunday) at 2:00 p.m.: Wedgwood and the Japan Moment: Leonce & Mallet and More
By Tim Sublette, Partner Seekers Antiques

At 'Total Wine' Store, Chantilly, VA

July 23, 2017 (Sunday) at 12:00 p.m.: Annual Summer Social & Sale

an RSVP members-only affair

At Clyde's Willow Creek Farm, Ashburn, VA

September 17, 2017 (Sunday) at 2:00 p.m.: Wedgwood and His Contemporaries at the Mint Museum and The Annual General Meeting

By Brian Gallagher, Decorative Arts Curator, Mint Museum

At 'Total Wine' Store, Chantilly, VA

Our next meeting.....…


The next meeting of the WSWDC will be the Society's Annual General Meeting along with a lecture on Wedgwood And His Contemporaries At The Mint Museum, presented by Brian Gallagher, decorative arts curator. The Mint Museum's collection of 18th century British ceramics is widely respected for its scope and quality, and wares produced by Josiah Wedgwood and other Staffordshire potters will be highlighted in this talk. Mr. Gallagher joined the Mint in 2007 and has organized numerous exhibitions. He holds a M.A. and a M.Phil. from the Bard Graduate Center.

Join us for this event on Sunday, September 17, 2017, at Total Wine & More in Chantilly, Va. Meetings are capped off with free wine tastings and are open to the public.      


Wedgwood Dessert Plate, creamware, 1774

at the Mint Museum, Charlotte, NC




Copyright© 2004 - 2008 The Wedgwood Society of Washington, D.C., Inc.