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“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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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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Welcome to the Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms!     This 30-acre National Historic Landmark is the centerpiece of Gustav Stickley’s early 20th century country estate.  The Stickley family’s home, known as the Log House, was built in 1911 and is … Continue reading

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Infinite Variety: Women of the Arts and Crafts Movement

“Infinite Variety: Women of the Arts and Crafts Movement” by Pat Bartinique In celebration of Women’s History month Pat Bartinique will present a lecture exploring the role of women in the Arts and Crafts Movement. The lecture will be on … Continue reading

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Vernon Lushington: Pre-Raphaelite, Friend of William Morris, and Father of ‘Mrs. Dalloway,’

Presented by David Taylor Thursday, 12 March 2009 . 6 p.m., reception to follow The Grolier Club, 47 East 60th Street, New York Although he was a friend and colleague to many famous artists, authors, and activists, the lawyer and … Continue reading

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Craftsman Farms Banquet at the Annual Arts & Crafts Conference and Antiques Show

The 22nd Annual Arts & Crafts Conference and Antiques Show is scheduled for February 20-22, 2009, at the Grove Park Inn Resort in Asheville, North Carolina. This event is recognized as the premier weekend for Art and Crafts collectors and … Continue reading

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