This study day will focus on the materials and methods of producing cloisonné with special emphasis on its enduring presence in contemporary jewelry. After an exhibition tour by Rebecca Allan, Jamie Bennett will discuss the influence of his trips to Italy, Turkey, and Morocco and demonstrate how he works. After lunch, Jeannine Falino will lecture on different aspects of enamel including cloisonné in 20th-century American metalwork and jewelry. The day will conclude with a visit to the Jewelry Arts Institute on Manhattan’s Upper West Side.

Jamie Bennett is an internationally recognized artist whose work is represented in the Musée des Arts décoratifs, Paris, among other collections. He is a professor of art at the State University of New York at New Paltz.

Jeanette Caines is a jewelry artist and vice president of the Jewelry Arts Institute.

Jeannine Falino is a curator at the Museum of Arts and Design, New York, and the former Carolyn and Peter Lynch Curator, Art of the Americas, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

9:30 am to 5:00 pm (exhibition tour, lectures, lunch, and studio visit)

Registration is required to guarantee seating. To register, please call 212.501.3011 or e-mail