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Photos from the 2011 National Preservation Conference, Buffalo NY

January 22, 2012 by

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In October 2011 more than 2,000 people from all 50 states gathered in Buffalo, New York for the four-day National Preservation Conference held from October 19 through 21. The 65th annual conference, which was sponsored by the Washington, D.C.-based National Trust for Historic Preservation, was the first time the event had been held in Buffalo. […]

Mary Tillinghast: An Artist Illuminated

January 14, 2012 by

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Art glass panel designer Mary Tillinghast (1845-1912), who once worked with designers John LaFarge and Candace Wheeler before establishing her own studio, is the subject of a section of a recent New York Times Art and Design column.  Kent Watkins has been researching the life and work of his distant cousin, Miss Tillinghast, and plans […]

Byrdcliffe Exhibit in NYC

January 8, 2012 by

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For our members in the New York City area or those headed there this month, the New York Times reported that the D. Wigmore Fine Art gallery in Manhattan is holding an exhibition of work from the Byrdcliffe Arts and Crafts community’s later period called, “The Woodstock Story Told in Paintings, Photography, Sculpture and Ceramics.” […]