2019 Conference and Show

2019 Symposium/Conference/Show

The Daguerreian Society 31st Annual Symposium & Conference

It's time to start planning for the 2019 Symposium and Conference, held at the Kansas City Marriott Country Club Plaza, in Kansas City, Missouri, hosted by the Nelson Atkins Museum. Come celebrate with us and enjoy four days of exception speakers, tours and events, our trade fair, silent & live auctions, and camaraderie and great food!

Date: OCTOBER 3-6, 2019

Location: Marriott Country Club Plaza
4445 Main Street, Kansas City, MO 64111
Phone: 816-303-4556

A special group rate of $169.00/night, including complimentary self-parking, is available to attendees 9/30 through 10/7.

Book your room at the special group rate for The Daguerreian Society.

The symposium registration form and exhibitor contract can be found here.

Agenda, speaker information, etc. will be posted on the web site as it is firmed up.

As a teaser, here are some of the truly spectacular images you will see at the Nelson-Atkins Museum:

Unknown maker, American. Gold mining, North Fork, American River, ca. 1850–55. Daguerreotype, 5 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches. The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri. Gift of Hallmark Cards, Inc., 2005.27.112.

Unknown maker, American. Gold mining landscape, California, ca. 1855. Daguerreotype, 4 1/4 x 3 1/4 inches. The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri. Gift of Hallmark Cards, Inc., 2005.27.113.

Unknown maker, American. Gold miner, ca. 1850. Daguerreotype, 4 1/4 × 3 1/4 inches. The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri. Gift of Hallmark Cards, Inc., 2005.27.115.

Unknown maker, American. Gold miners, California, ca. 1850. Daguerreotype, 4 1/4 × 5 1/2 inches. The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri. Gift of the Hall Family Foundation, 2011.37.34.

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