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Watch Sam Gruber Illustrated Lecture About Ward Wellington Ward Houses

April 11, 2021 by

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Watch ACSCNY president and architectural historian talk about the Syracuse houses designed by Ward Wellington Ward. In this richly illustrated presentation Dr. Gruber provides a pandemic overview of the WWW city properties in what he has been calling this past year “(WW) Warding off the virus.” Sam has been posting regularly about Ward houses on […]

Arts and Crafts Movement Presentations at the Oneida Community Mansion House

September 17, 2013 by

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Love the Arts and Crafts Movement? Here ‘s the Fall Adult Enrichment Series lineup offered by the Oneida Community Mansion House: Wed. Oct 2 at 7:00 pm: Sarah J. Lanigan, Executive Director of the Stickley Museum, Fayetteville, speaks on “A Visit to the Stickley Museum: Stickley History and Style.” Wed., Oct. 23 at 7:00 pm: […]

Everson Receives State Grant for Stickley House in Syracuse, New York

January 1, 2013 by

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The members Arts and Crafts Society of Central New York have been a long-time supporters of the restoration of the Gustav Stickley House on Columbus Avenue in Syracuse, NY. We were thrilled to receive word last month that $500,000 has been awarded to the Everson Museum of Art to restore the building. It is envisioned […]

Photos from The Arts and Crafts Memorial Library Dedication Event

December 2, 2012 by

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On November 13, 2012 the Arts and Crafts Society of Central New York and the Fayetteville Free Library held a dedication celebration for the Arts and Crafts Memorial Library at the Fayetteville Free Library in Fayettville, NY.  Stickley Furniture corporate historian, Mike Danial gave a presentation, “Leopold Stickley: Marketing the Arts and Crafts Style.” The […]

Not Just Another Pretty Vase

August 7, 2012 by

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This information is for those in the Central New York area who may be interested in learning about American Art Pottery. Thank you to Dave Rudd of Dalton’s American Decorative Arts for passing this along. Not Just Another Pretty Vase: The Story of American Art Pottery   An OASIS Program / Instructor Donald S. Hall […]

Good Luck to Eric Jackson-Forsberg

May 6, 2012 by

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Eric Jackson-Forsberg, curator of Frank Lloyd Wright’s Darwin D. Martin House in Buffalo, NY, is leaving to become the new Executive Director of the Western New York Book Arts Center. Jackson-Forsberg curated the house for the past nine years, during which time the complex has undergone a dramatic forty million dollar restoration. Read Jackson-Forsberg’s farewell post […]

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 […]

Web Site Review: ArtsandCraftsCollector.com

December 8, 2011 by

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Bruce Johnson, author, columnist and Director of the National Arts & Crafts Conference at The Grove Park Inn, Asheville, NC, has been a longtime supporter and friend of the Arts and Crafts Society of Central New York, so you may already be familiar with his web site, ArtsAndCraftsCollector.com. This site is a fabulous resource for […]

Alfred Stieglitz Collection at the Metropolitan Museum

October 15, 2011 by

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For those of you who are in the New York City area or are planning a visit around the holiday season, The Metropolitan Museum is holding an exhibition of art and photography from the collection of iconic Twentieth Century influential photographer, publisher and critic Alfred Stieglitz. “Stieglitz and His Artists: Matisse to O’Keeffe” is on […]

Elbert Hubbard: An American Original

October 12, 2011 by

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Conformists die, heretics live forever.— Elbert Hubbard Read a review of Paul Lamont‘s documentary, “Elbert Hubbard: An American Original,” which first aired on PBS in 2009 on Design and Desire in the Twentieth Century. . Elbert Hubbard, photographer unknown. Source: http://photo.goodreads.com/authors/1216826209p5/114059.jpg