A celebrated building in the Glasgow School of Art in Scotland on the brink of complete restoration has once again been damaged by a fire late Friday, June 15th. At 11:20 PM in downtown Glasgow, a fire started – damaging the recently renovated Mackintosh library – and spread to several nearby buildings, including a campus nightclub and music venue. The renovated Mackintosh library had been due to reopen in 2019 in an estimated 35-million-pound (the equivalent of 46 million US dollars) project in the making since it caught fire previously in May of 2014 due to a faulty projector. The …
The restoration of the Gustav Stickley House in Syracuse, NY has just gotten one step closer to becoming a reality. Phase One of the restoration of the Gustav Stickley House – the historic exterior – is wrapping up and the Gustav Stickley House Foundation is throwing a public celebration. On Thursday, June 28th at 10:00 AM, the Foundation will have a party at the Gustav Stickley House at 438 Columbus Avenue. The home’s exterior now matches the design of Stickley’s original home in the early to mid-1900’s. Stickley, a leading Arts and Crafts movement designer and maker in the early …
The works of Gustav Stickley, Tiffany Studios, Dirk Van Erp, Frank Lloyd Wright, and others are up for the highest bidder at Toomey & Company Art & Design Auction to be held Sunday, June 24th at 10 AM. Previews begin daily Monday, June 18th 10 AM – 5 PM or by appointment. The following pieces are a few examples from the 640 lots up for auction: A branded and signed Gustav Stickley mantle clock – made of oak, copper, and leaded glass – comes to the auction out of Eastwood, New York and is 9 inches wide by …
June 14th - July 6th, 2018 - "Gorge Songs" Exhibit, Art Gym Denver, 1460 Leyden Street, Denver, CO. Click here to view the catalog
June 15th - 21st, 2018 - Tour: Travel Wright Vienna: The Succession. Wright Way Travel, wrightwaytravel.org
June 18th, 2018 - 1 week tour, "Houses and Gardens in the Borders and Lake District". Artsandcraftstours.com
June 18th, 2018 - 20th Century Design Seminar, Skinner Auctions, Skinner Gallery, Boston, MA. For more info: Skinnerinc.com
June 20th - 22nd, 2018 - Lamps, Glass & Fine Jewelry Auction. 9:00 am EST. Morphy Auctions, Denver, PA. www.morphyauctions.com
June 21st, 2018 - 20th Century Design Auction. Skinner, Boston. www.Skinnerinc.com
June 22nd, 2018 - Frank Lloyd Wright Trust - Robie House Restoration Hard Hat Tour. flwright.org/hardhattours for more info.
June 23rd-24th, 2018 - Roycroft Summer 2018 Festival. Healthy Zone Ice Rink, East Aurora, NY. RALAweb.com
June 23rd-24th, 2018 - Roycroft Art & Antique Show, 10am - 5pm, 31 S. Grove St, East Eurora, NY. roycroftcampuscorporation.com
June 24th, 2018 - Art & Design Auction. 10 am CDT. Toomey & Company, Oak Park, IL. toomeyco.com
Whether it be a museum with an Arts & Crafts collection, a nearby Prairie School home, a bungalow neighborhood, an Arts & Crafts gallery or a Frederick Law Olmstead park, just being able to add an Arts & Crafts side trip to our journey would add to our enjoyment and our education.
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Here at ArtsandCraftsCollector.com we have been busy making brief, informative videos to educate and instruct viewers in a variety of aspects of Arts & Crafts collecting.
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We are currently in the process of collecting, organizing, identifying and displaying on this website as many Arts & Crafts shopmarks as possible. And like our Reference Library, we need your help. While we have documented the shopmarks of the major Arts & Crafts firms, we need for you to email us a photograph of any shopmarks you have from lesser known firms, along with a brief description of the piece.
As both a collector and a researcher, I have often wished there was one site where every book ever written on the Arts & Crafts movement was listed. Now that place exists. Together we can compile on this website a list of every book of interest to Arts & Crafts collectors. All you have to do is pull some of the books off your bookshelf (go for the less obvious ones – and check below for duplicate entries) and email me the title, author, publisher and most recent copyright date. I will sort them by category and list them here so that anytime you or anyone else wants to research anything relating to the Arts & Crafts movement, you will start your search here.
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