Category Archives: Lecture

“Stoddard, Durant and the Great Camps of the Gilded Age”

In looking toward the Farms Afield summer retreat to Great Camp Sagamore, the Stickley Museum is excited to welcome a visit and lecture, Sunday, March 10, from the site’s Assistant Director, Jeffrey Flagg. Flagg’s presentation, entitled “Stoddard, Durant and the … Continue reading

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We’re Celebrating an American Style all Weekend!

To say this is a big weekend for the Stickley Museum, would be an understatement.  It’s our biggest weekend of the year and there are still plenty of opportunities to be a part of it! Saturday, we will be hosting … Continue reading

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By the Light of the Silvery Moon: An Exhibition Opening

“Styling an American Family” opened on Saturday September 8 to thunderous approval.  Despite bad weather, the exhibition opening reception – which sold-out a week prior to the event – was attended by members and non-members from near and far.  A … Continue reading

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New Exhibition of 1910s Fashions Opens September 8th!

The Museum has been buzzing with activity lately, getting ready for the opening of our fall exhibition, “Styling an American Family: The 1910s at Gustav Stickley’s Craftsman Farms.” With the exhibition opening in a little over two weeks, the staff … Continue reading

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The Art of Nature: Catching up with Sharon Pitts

Our 2012 Artist-in-Residence, Sharon Pitts has been busy all week doing “a lot of painting and a lot of looking.”  While she admits she was never a morning person, Sharon confided in me that she finds herself up early each … Continue reading

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Pat Bartinique joins us for a lecture and book signing

Arts and Crafts enthusiasts will not want to miss this chance to discover some of the lesser known details of the company that would become Chicago’s foremost retailer of Arts and Crafts furniture.  The Tobey Furniture Company, which briefly marketed … Continue reading

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It’s Electric!

At this year’s Grove Park Inn Arts & Crafts Conference, the Stickley Museum introduced the 5th installment in our “Mr. Stickley” exhibition series: “Mr. Stickley’s Lighting.” The series continues to examine different aspects of Gustav Stickley’s career, and this year’s … Continue reading

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Don’t Miss this Pull-Out-the-Stops Good Time!

You are invited to our Annual GPI Kick-Off Party!  Come to the 25th Annual Grove Park Inn Arts & Crafts Conference a day early and kick off the weekend with an evening of casual fun and entertainment in the Homespun … 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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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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