Oil on canvas painting by British-born American artist Thomas Sully (1783-1872), titled Portrait of a Young Woman with Wheat and Flowers on her Bonnet , done in 1841 (est.  $1,500-$2,500).

Paintings by Sully, Sheppard and New Orleans and other regional artists will be auctioned Sept. 16-17

  • Crescent City Auction Gallery
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  • August 29, 2017

NEW ORLEANS, La. – Fine collections of Newcomb Pottery, bronzes and Asian items, original artwork by American artists (much of it from New Orleans and other regional painters), silver, estate ...

Krannert Art Museum recently expanded its website, providing access to its art collection online.

Krannert Art Museum Expands Website, Provides Online Access to Art Collection

  • Krannert Art Museum
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  • August 4, 2017

CONTACT: Julia Nucci Kelly Krannert Art Museum University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 217-244-0320 jkell@illinois.edu   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Krannert Art Museum Launches ...

Karley Klopfenstein

American Folk Art Museum Names 2 New Deputy Directors

  • August 2, 2017

Anne-Imelda Radice, Executive Director of the American Folk Art Museum (AFAM), today announced two major changes to its executive staff: Kathleen Hayes, formerly Chief Financial Officer of the Judd ...

Thomas Chambers (1860-1948), Wood Duck Drake, c.  1900, Sold for $270,000

Copley Fine Art Auctions Holds Record-Setting $4.7 Million Sporting Sale

  • Copley Fine Art Auctions
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  • July 31, 2017

On July 27 and 28, Copley Fine Art Auctions, LLC (copleyart.com) held the most successful decoy auction of all time, with an outstanding average price per lot of over $27,000 per decoy. This almost ...

Musical Collection of the Late Irene and Theodore Leverett Highlight Cowan’s Summer Fine & Decorative Art Auction

  • Cowan's Auctions, Inc.
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  • July 25, 2017

Oil paintings from well-known American artists, silver from the Americas, England, and Europe, and antique furniture are also expected to draw heavy interest in July auction.   CINCINNATI -- ...

Conservator Cricket Harbeck working in the Preservation Lab: Loy Bowlin's Holy Jewel Home at the John Michael Kohler Arts Center, 2016.

NCPTT Divine Disorder Conference to focus on artist-built environments Sept. 27–29 at John Michael Kohler Arts Center

  • July 19, 2017

Continuing the legacy of the Divine Disorder Conference series, the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training, Kohler Foundation Inc., and the John Michael Kohler Arts Center have ...

Visitors at the Adirondack Experience

Adirondack Experience Files Lawsuit After Town Aims to Take Museum Property

  • July 14, 2017

On Thursday, July 13, Adirondack Experience, The Museum on Blue Mountain Lake, filed a lawsuit to counter efforts on the part of the Village of Lake Placid to seize its property via eminent ...

Designer and master embroiderer Asif Shaikh of India is renowned for reviving and preserving the art of embroidery.

The World’s Largest Folk Art Festival is a Must-See for Art and Culture Lovers This Weekend

  • July 13, 2017

Featuring 160 Master Artists from 53 Countries July 14, 15 and 16, 2017.  Since 2004, the International Folk Art Market | Santa Fe (IFAM) has hosted 800 artists from 90 countries. Artist earnings ...

"War and Pieced: The Annette Gero Collection of Quilts from Military Fabrics" will go on view at the American Folk Art Museum in New York from September 6, 2017 through January 7, 2018.

Quilts Made by Men in Wartime Coming to American Folk Art Museum

  • July 11, 2017

War and Pieced: The Annette Gero Collection of Quilts from Military Fabrics, is the first exhibition in the United States to highlight quilts made by men during times of war, using wool from ...

A 1770 Chippendale sofa highlights Witherell's June 27 to July 11 auction

Newly discovered Chippendale sofa, circa 1770, offered in Witherell's American Arts Auction

  • June 23, 2017

A newly discovered Philadelphia Chippendale sofa is being offered in Witherell's American Arts Auction June 27 to July 11, 2017. Found in a Danville, Calif., home, the mahogany double-peaked, ...

Thomas Chambers (1860-1948), Wood Duck Drake, c.  1890, Estimate: $80,000-$120,000

Copley’s Sporting Sale 2017 Featuring the Donal C. O’Brien, Jr. Collection of Important American Sporting Art and Decoys

  • Copley Fine Art Auctions
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  • June 7, 2017

Copley Fine Art Auctions, LLC will present a two-day sale event on July 27 and 28 in Plymouth, Massachusetts. The Donal C. O’Brien, Jr. Collection of Important American Sporting Art and Decoys, ...

Circus Harmony's Incredible Isabella; Photo by Jessica Hentoff

Smithsonian Folklife Festival Celebrates 50th Anniversary With Stories of the American Experience

  • Smithsonian Folklife Festival
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  • June 19, 2017

To celebrate its 50th anniversary, the Smithsonian Folklife Festival will host a series of programs exploring American identity and creativity. “Circus Arts” will take visitors behind the scenes to ...

Zvonimir Bebek, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives

Smithsonian Folklife Festival Announces the Launch of Online Exhibition “50 Years | 50 Objects”

  • Smithsonian Folklife Festival
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  • June 16, 2017

The Smithsonian Folklife Festival has announced the launch of the online exhibition “50 Years | 50 Objects: Storied Objects From the Smithsonian Folklife Festival.” The exhibition showcases for the ...

New York Federal Dropleaf Breakfast Table

Schwenke June 14th Sale Features Asian Arts, Americana, English Decorative Arts, Sterling, Jewelry and Estate Oriental Carpets

  • June 9, 2017

Including Rare Gorham Charles Hayden Trophy, Louis Vuitton Executive Steamer Trunk, Andy Warhol Watercolor and Fine Duncan Phyfe Table On Wednesday, June 14th at 10am, Schwenke Auctioneers ...

Wallowa Lake, Stephen W.  Harley (1863-1947), Oregon, 1927-1928 Oil on canvas 26 1/16 x 37¼ x 1½ inches Museum Purchase, 1957.102.4

The Rich, Cultural Diversity of American Folk Art in the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum's Collection to be Seen in New Exhibition Opening in July 2017 in Honor of the Museum's 60th Anniversary

  • May 22, 2017

Some pieces are pure whimsy, others are completely useful. One thing is certain: All of the objects to be featured in America’s Folk Art, celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Abby Aldrich ...