At the Galleries

A look behind the White House curtain

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 17 October 2011 00:00

41_atg_1“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.



Award winners named at guild shows

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 19 September 2011 00:00

26_atg_1Two of the country’s largest guilds recently held their annual exhibitions. The 30th Design in Wood was co-sponsored by the San Diego Fine Woodworkers Association and the San Diego County Fair, and the 28th Northern Woods show was sponsored by the Minnesota Woodworkers Guild.



Exhibit spotlights N.H. artisans

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 15 August 2011 00:00

40_atgMembers of the New Hampshire Furniture Masters Association are having their work displayed July 20 through Oct. 10 at The Fells Historic Estate and Gardens on Lake Sunapee in Newbury, N.H.



Exhibition features up-and-coming artists

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 18 July 2011 00:00

39_atg_02"Regeneration: Fine Woodworkers Under 30” opens Sept. 6 at the Messler Gallery of the Center for Furniture Craftsmanship in Rockport, Maine. A co-production by the school and Fine Woodworking magazine, the juried exhibition’s theme is to encourage the growth of the next generation of creative woodworkers and advance the careers of those with exceptional promise.



Pritam & Eames pays homage to early years

Written by Jennifer Hicks Monday, 13 June 2011 00:00

43_atgThe 30th anniversary exhibition at Pritam & Eames in East Hampton, N.Y., “Speaking of Furniture,” opened May 27 and will run through Aug. 2. The show, which takes its name from the book, “Speaking of Furniture: Conversations with 14 American Masters,” features work by Wendell Castle, Jere Osgood, Judy Kensley McKie, David Ebner, Richard Scott Newman, Hank Gilpin, Alphonse Mattia, John Dunnigan, Wendy Maruyama, James Schriber, Timothy Philbrick, Michael Hurwitz and Thomas Hucker.



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