Please join the American Ceramic Circle for our 2023 Symposium to be held at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library in Wilmington, Delaware, November 1-3 with an optional post-symposium trip to Philadelphia on November 4. We have an exciting slate of speakers for this year’s program and the opportunity to explore the ceramics in Winterthur’s extensive collection. Our symposium begins with a welcome reception sponsored by Crocker Farm on Wednesday evening at the Sheraton Suites Wilmington Downtown, followed by two full days at Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library hearing from a roster of renowned speakers and enjoying small group sessions.  The symposium concludes on Friday evening, with a cocktail reception sponsored by Jeffrey S. Evans Auctions followed by the annual dinner at Hotel DuPont. 

A basic schedule, hotel information, lecture information, and speaker biographies are outlined in this downloadable PDF.

The registration fee of $400 ($480 for non-members) includes museum admission, all tours and lectures, coffee breaks, two lunches, the opening reception, and the annual dinner at Hotel DuPont.  Registration will close on Monday, October 16, 2023 to allow for sufficient time to prepare materials for participants.

If you prefer to register offline, please download the pdf file below:

Member Registration

(for one)
$ 400

Member Registration

(for two)
$ 800

Non-member Registration

$ 480


In support of inclusivity and accessibility within the field of ceramics, the ACC annually awards up to five Symposium Scholarships and up to five Symposium Travel Scholarships to undergraduate, graduate and recently graduated students each year. The next deadline for applications is August 20, 2023 for the 2023 ACC Symposium. Please send a CV, letter of interest, and a letter of recommendation to Yao-Fen You, ACC Grants Chairman and Scholarship Chair, [email protected].

Symposium Scholarships ($400 total), includes Symposium registration and meals, and one-year ACC membership.

Symposium Travel Scholarships ($1,400 total), includes the above benefits, plus up to $1,000 in travel assistance. Please also include a brief financial need statement.   

Yao-Fen You
[email protected]

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