Barry Faulkner,  Manship Toasting the Angels, 1923, Oil on board, mounted and hinged as a screen, 6' x 10’, Collection of the Farnsworth Art Museum, museum purchase with support from the Friends of the Farnsworth Collection, 2008; 2009.1 

New Exhibition at the Farnsworth: The Screen Show

  • Farnsworth Art Museum
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  • December 14, 2018

On Saturday, February 9, 2019, the Farnsworth Art Museum in Rockland, Maine will open a juried exhibition of new works by Maine artists that explores the screen form. The Screen Show will be on ...

Anthea M.  Hartig will lead Smithsonian's National Museum of American History

Smithsonian Names Woman to Lead National Museum of American History

  • December 13, 2018

Anthea M. Hartig, currently executive director and CEO of the California Historical Society, has been named the Elizabeth MacMillan Director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of American ...

The top lot of the auction was this Diego Giacometti cast bronze,“Chat maitre-d’hotel,” circa 1967, in a pleasing reddish-brown patina, that earned $81,250.  It and many of the sale’s other top lots came from the collection of Eugene V.  and Clare E.  Thaw.

Storied Provenance Drives Millea Bros. Select Auction

  • Millea Bros.
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  • December 05, 2018

Realtors like to say it’s all about location, location and location. For Millea Bros., their November 15-17 Select auction was all about provenance, provenance and provenance. Renowned art ...

Coastal Maine atmospheric seascape watercolor by the avant-garde artist of the Boston School, George Hawley Hallowell (Mass., 1871-1926) ($3,125).

Coastal Maine atmospheric seascape watercolor by George Hallowell brings $3,125 at Bruneau & Co. auction

  • Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
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  • December 03, 2018

CRANSTON, R.I. – An adorable circa 1920 Tiffany & Co. platinum repeater pocket watch sold for $12,500 and a 2003 U.S. $25 Liberty Eagle gold coin climbed to a record $4,688 at an Estate ...

George Washington’s Mount Vernon Appoints New Executive Director of Historic Preservation and Collections

  • George Washington's Mount Vernon
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  • November 28, 2018

MOUNT VERNON, VA— After an extensive national search, the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association (MVLA) has selected Mount Vernon’s Robert H. Smith Senior Curator, Susan P. Schoelwer, as its new ...

Betty Woodman ceramic cups

Betty Woodman Contemporary Ceramics Lots Featured in Schwenke November 30th Fine Estates Auction

  • November 28, 2018

Also Featuring Estate Sterling, Continental and English Furniture and Decorations, Estate Oriental Rugs and Interesting Tobacciana Collection Woodbury, CT – On Friday, November 30th Schwenke ...

Oil on panel landscape painting by Albert Bierstadt (German-American, 1830-1901), titled Valley of Meringen (sic), Switzerland (1858), inscribed with location and artist’s name ($8,750).

Artworks by Bierstadt and Foujita perform well at Andrew Jones Auctions, November 18th

  • Andrew Jones Auctions
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  • November 29, 2018

LOS ANGELES, Calif. – A striking pair of Art Deco silver mounted ruby glass vases by Jean Puiforcat sold for $28,750, a pair of retro Van Cleef & Arpels gold, diamond and ruby ear clips fetched ...

19th century American Horn and Hide Armchair

iGavel Auctions Presents Online Decorative Arts Gifts for the Holidays

  • November 27, 2018

Who doesn’t know the traditional gifts for the 12 Days of Christmas—partridge, doves, golden rings, and so on. That’s why this season iGavel is offering a different lineup of gifts for the 12 days ...

A virtual tour of Mount Vernon is now available online; visitors to the estate will enjoy AR tours beginning with the celebration of George Washington’s 287th birthday on February 22, 2019..

Mount Vernon Launches Smartglasses Augmented Reality Tour

  • November 20, 2018

Beginning February 22, 2019, George Washington’s estate will formally offer a “Mount Vernon in AR” tour on the celebration of Washington’s 287 birthday on February 22, 2019. George Washington’s ...

Teapot, 1771-1772, marked by Andrew Fogelberg, Swedish/English, sterling silver and wood, London, gift of Angus Sladen of Hampshire, England, a descendent of the fourth earl of Dunmore

The 71st Colonial Williamsburg Antiques Forum Examines “Hidden Treasures: New Findings and Rediscoveries” Feb. 22-26, 2019

  • November 18, 2018

Material culture enthusiasts are invited to join curators, conservators, collectors, scholars and aficionados to reexamine forgotten objects and reassess long-known items Feb. 22-26, 2019 at the ...

One of two works in the sale by Dorothy (Mann) Dehner is this steel abstract sculpture, signed and dated 1987, 34 ¼ by 28 ½ by 75 inches ($10/15,000).

From Dehner to Daum, Clarke Auction Is Place To Be Dec. 2

  • Clarke Auction Gallery
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  • November 14, 2018

Clarke Auction Gallery will offer a wide-ranging auction on Sunday, December 2, at 10 am, running the gamut from Chinese carved furniture to Daum Nancy and Galle vases but fine art will definitely ...

This elegant home was filled with high end furnishings and striking antiques.  The room size rug and the chandelier here are among the items on offer.

Waterfront Westport Estate To Lead Benefit Shop Foundation Auction Dec. 5

  • Benefit Shop Foundation, Inc.
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  • November 14, 2018

When John Edelman bought his Westport, Conn., home that sits on the water, it came with a collection of high-end design furniture and European antiques. John, who is CEO of Design Within Reach in ...

Tiffany in New London explores the life and career of artist, designer, and glassmaker Louis Comfort Tiffany through the lens of New London, Conn., focusing on the artist’s unique connections to the region.

Lyman Allyn Art Museum Opens New Permanent Exhibit Dedicated To Louis Comfort Tiffany

  • November 14, 2018

The Lyman Allyn Art Museum, in New London, Conn., has opened a new permanent exhibit, dedicated to the life and works of American artist and designer, Louis Comfort Tiffany (1848 – 1943), who was ...

6th Annual Boston Design Week! March 27 – April 7, 2019 Call for Events is Now Open!

  • November 13, 2018

Boston, MA – A “Call for Events” has been issued for the 6th Annual Boston Design Week, a 12-day citywide festival taking place March 27 – April 7, 2019. Boston Design Week seeks to increase public ...

6th Annual Boston Design Week! March 27 - April 9, 2019 - Call for Evens Now Open

  • Fusco & Four
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  • November 09, 2018

Boston, MA – A “Call for Events” has been issued for the 6th Annual Boston Design Week, a 12-day citywide festival taking place March 27 – April 7, 2019. Boston Design Week seeks to increase public ...