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A Discerning Eye Book Launches (Toronto / Vancouver)

TORONTO: Figure 1 Publishing, MOA and the Gardiner Museum invite you to a reception to celebrate the launch of the book A Discerning Eye: The Walter C. Koerner Collection of European Ceramics. Join author Dr. Carol Mayer on Sunday, February 15th from 5-8pm at The Gardiner Museum, Terrace Room for the book launch and signing. Books will be on sale at the bookstore. No need to RSVP. Please contact info@figure1pub.com with queries.

VANCOUVER: Figure I Publishing and MOA invite you to a reception to celebrate the launch of the book A Discerning Eye: The Walter C. Koerner Collection of European Ceramics. Join author Dr. Carol Mayer on Tuesday, February 17th at 5pm at MOA for a guided tour of the Koerner Gallery, followed by a wine reception and book signing in the Museum Lobby. RSVP here.
Book Launch event is free with museum admission.
More details here.

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A Discerning Eye showcases one of the most exquisite collections of European ceramics in North America. Born in Moravia in 1889, Walter C. Koerner fled his homeland shortly before the Nazi occupation of Czechoslovakia. After immigrating to Canada, he became one of UBC’s most significant benefactors, donating his collection of ceramics to MOA in 1988. Today, the Koerner Ceramics Gallery is a testament to elegance, craftsmanship, and the beauty of everyday objects, as well as a reflection of the complex socio-political forces at work throughout four centuries of European history.


February 23, 2015
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