The Decorative Arts Trust is now accepting applications for Dewey Lee Curtis Scholarships to attend our upcoming Spring Symposium The Upper Hudson: Four Centuries of Craft and Commerce, to be held May 2-6, 2018.

Named in memory of Dewey Lee Curtis, a decorative arts historian and founding member of The Decorative Arts Trust, these scholarships cover the full cost of registration for the symposium, lodging, and a small travel stipend. Graduate students and young professionals in fields relating to the decorative arts are welcome to apply. Applications can be submitted electronically through the Trust website, or downloaded in PDF format and sent by e-mail or post.Founded in 1977, The Decorative Arts Trust is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting and fostering the appreciation for and study of the decorative arts through programming, collaborations and partnerships with museums and preservation organizations, and the underwriting of internships, scholarships, and research grants for graduate students and young professionals.

Applications must be received no later then March 21, 2018, and can be mailed to The Decorative Arts Trust, 20 South Olive Street, Suite 204, Media, PA 19063, or e-mailed in PDF format to Please contact Trust Programming and Communications Coordinator Christian Roden with any questions at or by calling 610-627-4970.