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 09, 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 03, 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 01, 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 ...

Beautiful oil on canvas landscape rendering by the French-born New Orleans artist Richard Clague (1812-1873), titled The Back of City Park, New Orleans (est.  $60,000-$90,000).

Beautiful landscape painting by Richard Clague (1812-1873) will headline Crescent City's May 13-14 auction

  • Crescent City Auction Gallery
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  • April 27, 2017

NEW ORLEANS, La. – A beautiful oil on canvas landscape rendering by New Orleans artist Richard Clague (1812-1873), three oil on board figural works by the iconic African American folk artist ...

This American folk art automaton of the steamboat side wheeler the Klondike, crafted by prospector William "Billy" Briggs around 1905, carries a pre-sale estimate of $25,000-$35,000.

Beautifully crafted folk art automaton of a Gold Rush-era steamboat side wheeler will be auctioned June 3rd

  • Bruneau & Co. Auctioneers
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  • April 25, 2017

CRANSTON, R.I. – An American folk art automaton of a steamboat side wheeler, crafted by prospector William “Billy” Briggs of Bristol, Rhode Island upon his return from the Klondike Gold Rush in ...

Untitled San Giacomo Hospital, Verona, Italy 1960 Gouache on paper 19 1/2 × 27 1/2" Collection of Audrey B.  Heckler Photo by Visko HatfieldPhoto

Carlo Zinelli's First Monographic Exhibition in the U.S. Shown at American Folk Art Museum

  • April 24, 2017

100th anniversary of the birth of major art brut artist The first monographic museum exhibition in the United States of the work of Carlo Zinelli is on view at the American Folk Art Museum (2 ...

A recently discovered oil on canvas folk art portrait of a gentleman, signed on the back "Painted by A.L.  Powers" with illegible date, for Asahel Lynde Powers (1813 - 1843) , the frame size 34" high, 29 1/2" wide.

Previously Unknown Asahel Powers Portrait Among Fine Americana & Folk Art Featured at Schwenke Auctioneers April 26th Estates Auction

  • April 24, 2017

Offering Americana From Several Local Fairfield and Litchfield County Estates This Wednesday April 26th at 11am, Schwenke Auctioneers will hold an Americana & Folk Art Fine Estates Auction, ...

Tête d’Homme Pablo Picasso (1881-1973) Oil on canvas Signed lower right ‘Picasso’ and dated on the reverse ‘2.4.65.IV’ 1965

TEFAF New York Spring Offers First Look at its Inaugural Fair, May 4-8, 2017

  • April 19, 2017


Several Lladro figures will be featured in the sale, to include this enchanting #2128 gres matte Venus figure.

Lladro and Cybis nude sculptures, plus works by Dali and others, all at The Specialists of the South, April 22nd

  • The Specialists of the South, Inc.
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  • April 19, 2017

PANAMA CITY, Fla. – A live and internet multi-estates auction packed with more than 400 lots in a rainbow of collecting categories will be held on Saturday, April 22nd, by The Specialists of the ...


  • April 12, 2017

WHAT:                 37th ANNUAL BALTIMORE ART, ANTIQUE & JEWELRY SHOW Now celebrating its 37th year, the Baltimore Art, Antique & Jewelry Show will make its annual return this summer ...