Edward Caledon Bruce: A Deaf Artist in the Shenandoah Valley
BY A. NICHOLAS POWERS
The Museum of the Shenandoah Valley (MSV) in Winchester, VA, is home to one of the largest collections of works by painter Edward Caledon Bruce (1825–1900).
Between Commerce and Craft: The Workshop of Olof Althin
BY TREVOR BRANDT
The exhibition at the American Swedish Historical Museum reunites the workshop and wares of Olof Althin (1859–1920), an immigrant cabinetmaker and antiques restorer in turn-of-the-20th-century Boston.
Summer Reading Recommendations: Stories About Craft, Glass, and Time
BY CARRIE GREIF
This summer, read Craft: An American History, In Sparkling Company: Reflections on Glass in the 18th-Century British World, and Marking Time: Objects, People, and Their Lives, 1500–1800.
Detroit Style: Car Design in the Motor City, 1950–2020
BY BENJAMIN COLEMAN
The Detroit Institute of Arts presents ‘Detroit Style: Car Design in the Motor City, 1950–2020,’ a monumental exhibition celebrating an artform pioneered around its hometown.
A Few of My Favorite Things
BY LOUISA BROUWER
I am delighted to expand on the ‘Country Life’ cameo and feature a few more of my favorite things, as a Curator for the National Trust.
Guide to Historic Artists’ Homes & Studios
BY TARYN CLARY
The Guide to Historic Artists’ Homes & Studios (HAHS), authored by program manager Valerie A. Balint (Princeton Architectural Press) was conceived as an easily accessible and visually-forward guide.
The Jupiter Hammon Project: Confronting Slavery at Preservation Long Island’s Joseph Lloyd Manor
BY LAUREN BRINCAT
In March of 2019, Preservation Long Island launched the Jupiter Hammon Project, a long-term initiative to transform how we engage our community in the interpretation of Lloyd Manor’s history of enslavement.
Cultural Heritage Projects at the William King Museum of Art
BY DREW WALTON
As the Decorative Arts Trust Digital Humanities Fellow, I worked on a Cultural Heritage Project and exhibitions titled ‘The Long Rifle in Virginia’ and ‘Looking Back: Photography of Early Washington County, VA.’
Tiffany’s Confederacy Memorial Windows, 1889–1925
BY KAYLI RIDEOUT
With support from a Decorative Arts Trust Summer Research Grant, I traveled to Richmond and Petersburg, VA, conducting research for my PhD dissertation about memorial windows produced by Tiffany Studios.
Long Hill: 19th-Century Charleston Architecture on Massachusetts’s North Shore
BY CHRISTIE JACKSON
Long Hill is a Federal Revival home designed by the Boston firm Richardson, Barott & Richardson for Ellery and Mabel Cabot Sedgwick.
SAVE THE DATE
- Special Program: Tour of the Newark Museum with retiring Chief Curator Ulysses Dietz
- New York Antiques Weekend
January 19-20, 2018
- Emerging Scholars Colloquium
January 21, 2018
Upper Hudson River Valley: From the Mohawk to the Berkshires
May 3-6, 2018
New Orleans & the Mississippi Delta
November 1-4, 2018
- Study Trip
Prague & Vienna with an extension to Budapest
With an extension to Budapest
October 1–11 and 16–26, 2018; Extension October 12–15