At the Galleries
Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 13 February 2012 00:00
The 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.
Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 16 January 2012 00:00
The 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.
Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 28 November 2011 00:00
A 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.
Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 14 November 2011 00:00
A 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.
Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 17 October 2011 00:00
“Something of Splendor: Decorative Arts from the White House” opened Oct. 1 at the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s Renwick Gallery and runs through May 6, 2012. The Renwick Gallery is the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s branch for craft and decorative arts.
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