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Grolier Club Exhibitions

Pattern and Flow Symposium

On March 24, 2023, in partnership with the Thomas J. Watson Library at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Grolier Club hosted a symposium in celebration of the landmark exhibition "Pattern and Flow: A Golden Age of American Decorated Paper." Alongside curator Mindy Dubansky, artists featured in the show reflected on their craft and business over the course of 60 years. The day-long symposium is viewable via The Grolier Club on Vimeo, or through the videos below.

Keynote Address: Mindy Dubansky

Panel 1: Techniques and materials in decorated paper

Panel 2: The expansion of decorated paper in the US: programs, outreach, education, and publications

Panel 3: Earning a living in decorated paper: building a business, products

Panel 4: Distributing and Collecting decorated paper: trends and sales