Tag Archives: The Craftsman magazine

‘Tis the Season

Every year, the Stickley family home is adorned for the holidays in period style, c. 1915, with a focus on Gustav Stickley’s own principles. Utilizing holiday greens, pinecones, and the home’s forest palette, the decorations bring nature indoors and spotlight … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes of a Summer Internship

Our summer intern, Allison O’Keeffe, reflects on her experience and getting to work with the museum’s collection.   While meandering through the grounds of Craftsman Farms, past the lily-studded pond, looking up at the former home of the furniture designer … Continue reading

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An August visit to Craftsman Farms

“As the automobile turned up the shady road at Craftsman Farms the Traveler was struck again by the charm of the houses – the air of content with which they nestled beneath their own protecting eaves.”  –  The Craftsman, October … Continue reading

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Stickley Style: Winter 1913

  As we approach the last weekend for the Styling an American Family exhibition at Craftsman Farms, we present one last installment of our virtual tour.  The exhibition continues on the second floor of the Log House where we will … 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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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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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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For the Glory & Good of Art: Irene Sargent & the Craftsman Magazine

Lecture by Cleota Reed We thought our readers would be very interested in this upcoming presentation with the Arts and Crafts Society of Central New York. The lecture by Cleota Reed will explore Irene Sargent’s unique partnership with Gustav Stickley … 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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The Collection: Living Room

We’re in the living room today, looking at the inlaid piano, although there is also a Stickley piano upstairs in the girls’ bedroom. Inlaid Piano Dimensions: 62 1/2″ W x 57″ H x 29″ D Materials: Oak with inlays of … Continue reading

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