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After the Dance, 1914

This weekend, as many of us will be attending or planning holiday parties, spending time with family and friends, and generally making merry, we’ll stop to take a look at the vignette in the Styling an American Family exhibition titled … Continue reading

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Visiting and Receiving (Late Summer, 1911-12)

Part 2 of our virtual tour of the Styling an American Family Exhibition takes a look at the fashions and customs associated with visiting and receiving visitors in 1911 and 1912. Entering the Log House from the front porch brings … Continue reading

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Hurricane Sandy Update

During this difficult time for so many on the east coast, we have a bit of good news.  The Log House is safe and weathered the recent storms remarkably well.  Prior to Sandy, we prepared the Log House for the … Continue reading

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A Formal Wedding at a Country Estate, Spring 1911.

We invite you to take a virtual tour of the Styling an American Family exhibition in this series of blogs that will each address one of the nine vignettes that make up the exhibition.  The 1910s were a period of … 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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Join us for Old-Fashioned Fun at Fall Family Day!

Mark your calenders! Tomorrow, Saturday September 22 is Fall Family Day! Celebrate fall harvest and the farming heritage of Craftsman Farms with good old-fashioned fun for the whole family! This annual festival, our biggest family program of the year, includes … 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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Installing “Styling an American Family” and Bringing Fashion to Craftsman Farms

Fashions for the “Styling an American Family” exhibition have arrived at Craftsman Farms!  Wednesday afternoon all the mannequins, fashions, props, and accessories for “Styling an American Family” arrived via one 27-ft truck direct from Syracuse.  This special delivery marked the … 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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