Monthly Archives: September 2008

The Collection: Behind The Scenes With The Donegal Carpet

For this week’s virtual visit, we’ll be looking again at the Donegal carpet in the dining room. The original Donegal carpet is in the Craftsman Farms collection, but it’s just too fragile to be out on display. So the carpet … Continue reading

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Gala: Auction

Have you seen all the items to be offered in our live auction on October 4th? So far, we’ve listed trips to Vermont, Cape Cod and the Scottish highlands, and a three-day stay at a Stickley bungalow at Craftsman Farms. … Continue reading

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The Collection: Master Bedroom

We’re back in the master bedroom for this week’s featured piece. #632 Dressing Table Dimensions: 54″ W x 57″ H x 22″ D Materials: Oak with brass hardware Date: Ca. 1902 – 1903 Mark: Red joiner’s compass with Stickley in … Continue reading

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Gala 2008: Menu

Here’s a sneak peek at the menu for our upcoming gala! To order your tickets, give us a call at 1-973-540-0311.

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Log House Watercolor

Have you seen this lovely watercolor by Anne Watkins in the Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms Flickr group?

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The Collection: The Dining Room

It’s Tuesday again, and time to take a look at another piece in our collection! This carpet happens to be one of my favorites but don’t forget about all our other featured pieces. Donegal carpet Dimensions: 165″ x 114″ Wool … Continue reading

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David Rago on American Arts&Crafts

Our friend David Rago recently wrote about American Arts & Crafts and five places to see Arts & Crafts collections. He says: The Arts and Crafts movement had a short lifespan, but its impact on American life has endured — … Continue reading

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Fall Family Day Is Next Weekend!

Don’t forget about our upcoming Fall Harvest Family Day! The day will include square dancing, hayrides, pumpkin painting, butter churning, apple cider pressing, rug hooking demonstrations, quilt making demonstrations, potato printing, simple crafts for younger kids, 1910 carnival-style games like … Continue reading

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Stickley Blog

Thanks to Bill Austin of Blog Of The Day Awards for featuring us as their Serendipity Sunday blog! If you’re visiting us for the first time through Bill’s blog, why not check out our museum’s main site or view some … Continue reading

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The Collection: The Dining Room

We’ve been showing some of the pieces in our historic museum on our virtual tour. Visit our blog’s archives for all previous posts on The Collection. Today we’re talking about the sideboard in the dining room of The Log House. … Continue reading

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