"The Russian Imperial Awards and Their Recipients," Ulla Tillander-Godenhielm, advisory council member of the Fabergé Museum in St. Petersburg, Russia, and CEO emerita of A. Tillander Jewelers in Helsinki and London. Tillander-Godenhielm focuses on the range of jewels and objets d’art crafted in St. Petersburg during the golden age of ornamental design. This lecture is held in conjunction with the exhibition, "Gifts and Prayers: The Romanovs and Their Subjects." Part of the Signature Lecture series. Sponsored by the Georgia Museum of Art and supported by a contribution from Mr. and Mrs. C.V. Nalley III.
*UGA Signature Lectures feature speakers noted for their broad, multidisciplinary appeal and compelling bodies of work. Many of the lectures are supported by endowments, while others honor notable figures and milestones in the university’s history.