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Holiday Wishes from Our House to Yours

This digital greeting card made with Smilebox

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Thank you! Our Challenge Grant Was a Success!

Thanks to your gifts and the gifts of hundreds of generous supporters like you, we met our December goals and were awarded the $7,500 challenge grant! Continue reading

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Original Oil Lamp on View

One of the rare objects on view right now is the Grueby oil lamp that we believe was original to the Log House. The oil lamp must have been a favorite of Gustav Stickley. It appears in several times in … Continue reading

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Catch the Spark Gala: Oh What a Night!

Saturday’s gala raised over $100,000 for the day-to-day operations of the Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms. Continue reading

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Dr. Jonathan Clancy to Speak About Arts & Crafts Scholarship

Jonathan Clancy to present “Forging a Useable Past: Scholars, Scholarship, and the Arts and Crafts.” Continue reading

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Piano Lamp is Back in Place

If you’d like to learn more about the piano lamp, be sure to be here on Sunday, October 16, when Dawn Hopkins and Michael Adams will be here to answer questions and demonstrate their craft as part of Catch the Spark weekend.
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September 24 Fall Family Day to be the Best Yet!

Join us in a lively old-fashioned harvest celebration which honor of the time when Craftsman Farms was a fully-functioning farm. Continue reading

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Stickley had a dishwasher?

What modern conveniences did Stickley include in his construction of Craftsman Farms? Not what you’d expect!

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A Unique Opportunity: Brunch in the North Cottage!

On Sunday, October 16, a limited number of lucky individuals will enjoy a sumptuous catered brunch in the cottage. The cottage is only open by appointment or for special events—and this is definitely a special event!
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Mike Danial to Present “Marketing the Arts & Crafts of Stickley”

Using turn-of-the-century marketing strategies, sales techniques and advertising campaigns as a springboard for discussion, Mike Danial will consider Arts and Crafts as a business from the Stickley brothers to today.
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