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 ...

Mary Nohl Lake Cottage Environment (site view, 2006, Fox Point, WI), c.  1960–2001.  Photo courtesy John Michael Kohler Arts Center.

John Michael Kohler Arts Center explores work and life of Mary Nohl

  • John Michael Kohler Arts Center
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  • May 10, 2017

Mary Nohl (1914–2001) refused to be confined by artistic categorization. She was a woodcarver, painter, sculptor, ceramist, printmaker, potter, writer, illustrator, and jeweler who described ...

An Early 20th century Eagle's Head Sleigh

The Marcy Carsey Important Collection of American Furniture and Folk Art To Be Offered by Lark Mason Associates on iGavel Auction Platform

  • May 11, 2017

The Marcy Carsey Collection of American furniture and folk art, one of the most notable collections of Americana brought to auction in recent memory, will be presented by Lark Mason Associates on ...

Portrait of Mrs.  John D.  Rockefeller, Jr.  (Abby Greene Aldrich), Robert Brackman, New York, New York, 1941, oil on canvas, private collection

The Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum to Hold 60th Anniversary Celebration Day on June 3

  • May 3, 2017

As part of a year-long, 60th anniversary celebration of the oldest, continuously operating museum in the country dedicated to American folk art, the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum ...

Attributed to Edward Hicks (1780–1849), United States, The Peaceable Kingdom with the Leopard of Serenity, 1835–40, oil on canvas, 26 x 29 ½ in.  (66 x 74.9 cm), Courtesy of the Barbara L.  Gordon Collection

Cincinnati Art Museum to present the largest display of American folk art in its history with A Shared Legacy, June 10–September 3

  • May 1, 2017

The exhibition is drawn from the Barbara L. Gordon Collection and is organized and circulated by Art Services International, Alexandria, Virginia  View an exceptional presentation of American ...