Talks and Tours:

More than a Home: The Master of Plaster

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

6:00 p.m.

Free with membership or admission.

In this talk, Executive Designer Lauren Dillon of Master of Plaster Finishing Systems, Inc., sheds light on the centuries-old art of plastering. Learn about the firm and how they not only preserve plaster through their distinctive process and use of materials, but also create new design projects within this interesting field. Master of Plaster, Inc., consists of a team of expert designers and plasterers who work hard to carry on the tradition of the Kempster lineage begun four centuries ago – honoring the legacy and the passion of the true Master of Plaster, the late Mike Kempster. Cash bar.

This program is the second in our three-part lecture series, More than a Home held in conjunction with ReTooled.


More than a Home Lecture Series

This summer join the CMA as we delve into the many faces of historic preservation in this three-part lecture series focusing on the intersections of art, history, craft and construction within historical preservation. In conjunction with our current exhibition ReTooled: Highlights from the Hechinger Collection.

Photo courtesy of Master of Plaster Finishing Systems, Inc.