At the Galleries

Currier Museum honors New England artists

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 19 March 2012 00:00

54_atgArtwork from acclaimed studio furniture artists and internationally known woodturners is currently on view in the “Celebrating New England Artists” exhibition which is being held in the Ed and Mary Scheier Gallery at the Currier Museum of Art in Manchester, N.H.

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Duncan Phyfe is showcased at the Met

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 13 February 2012 00:00

47_atgThe Metropolitan Museum of Art will host the exhibition, “Duncan Phyfe: Master Cabinetmaker in New York,” through May 6. Organized chronologically, the exhibition will present the life and work of the early 19th century New York City cabinetmaker Duncan Phyfe through drawings, documents, personal possessions and furniture. Portraits of his clients and contemporary depictions of New York City street scenes and domestic interiors will provide a glimpse into Phyfe’s milieu.

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Philadelphia gallery takes a new turn

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 16 January 2012 00:00

41_atg_1The internationally recognized Center for Art in Wood (formerly The Wood Turning Center) has taken on a new name and moved to a new location. Both changes reflect the growing recognition and importance of wood artists and their contemporary works of fine art and craft. Now located at 141 North Third St. in Philadelphia, the center features changing exhibitions, a museum collection, research library and archives, and a museum store.

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Western artists show off their best

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 28 November 2011 00:00

40_atgA boost in attendance highlighted the 19th annual Western Design Conference in Jackson Hole, Wyo. Nearly 1,200 people walked through the Sept. 8-11 exhibit of furniture, fashion and jewelry created by Western artists and displayed at the Pavilion Conference Center at Snow King Resort.

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Shaker furniture is focus of N.H. exhibit

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 14 November 2011 00:00

54_atg_2A selection of work by eight members of the New Hampshire Furniture Masters Association is currently on display alongside historic Shaker furniture in a new exhibition, “A Tradition of Craftsmanship,” at Canterbury Shaker Village in Canterbury, N.H.

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