Thursday, November 2
aboard the luxury steamboat American Queen, docked at Natchez-Under-the-Hill (seating limited)
Thursday Tour: "Joyful Sounds in Sacred Halls"
the historic and architecturally significant churches and temples of Natchez, featuring the mighty sounds of their organs and voices
Welcome Supper at Longwood
Friday, November 3
"From These Honored Walls"
Daniel Brooks, Director (Retired)
Arlington Historic House
"Picturing Mississippi: an Art Exhibition for the Bicentennial"
Jochen Wierich, Ph.D., Chief Curator
Mississippi Museum of Art
Luncheon at Stanton Hall
"Thomas Cole's 'Voyage of Life' Had a Life of Its Own"
Paul Schweizer, Director Emeritus
Munson - Williams - Proctor Arts Institute's Museum of Art
"William Nichols: An Architect of the Antebellum South"
Paul Hardin Kapp, Associate Professor of Architecture
University of Illinois
Urbana - Champaign
Gala Supper: "The Natchez Table"
dine in one of four of the grand private antebellum houses of Natchez, with New Southern Cuisine prepared by one of the great chefs of Natchez
Saturday, November 4
"Gardening in Antebellum Mississippi: Emma Balfour of Vicksburg"
John Sykes, Executive Director
Magnolia Mound Plantation
Baton Rouge, LA
"From Trash to Treasure: The Recreation and Reproduction of Historic Wallpaper"
Laura McCoy, Wallpaper Archaeologist and Artist
Laura McCoy Designs Inc.
"The Relevance of Antiques in the IKEA Era"
A Collectors' Panel Discussion
A Farewell Entertainment: "Longwood Afternoon"