July 18th, 2020 – “Building Utopia: The Development of The Craftsman Farms Campus” Zoom course. Featuring new research on the chronology and development of Craftsman Farms, this session explores the built environment and provides interior views of the original buildings on the 30-acre property. For more information, visit stickleymuseum.org.
July 25th, 2020 – “Craftsman Farms Today: Highlights from the Collection” Zoom course. This session looks closely at some of the iconic pieces Stickley owned, some furniture he designed during his tenure at Craftsman Farms, and some great pieces from the Museum’s collection that illustrate the essential tenets of the philosophy of design he promoted in The Craftsman. For more information, visit stickleymuseum.org.
August 1st, 2020 – “A Cheerful, Hospitable Home for Our Friends”: The Craftsman Building in New York City. Zoom course. 1:00 PM Eastern. This session explores the final chapter of Stickley’s career–the peak and fall of the Craftsman movement–by examining the many different facets of his business in the Craftsman Building. For more information, visit stickleymuseum.org.
August 1st, 2020 – “Furniture 101: A Visit to Bruce Johnson’s Workshop” Zoom course for Stickley Museum members. 4:00 PM Eastern. Take an exclusive virtual visit into the workshop of Bruce Johnson, founder of the National Arts and Crafts Conference at the Grove Park Inn in Asheville, North Carolina and author of more than 14 books on antiques, woodworking, history, and Arts and Crafts. For more info, visit stickleymuseum.org.
August 8th, 2020 – “Furniture 101: A Visit to Bruce Johnson’s Workshop” Zoom course for Stickley Museum members. 4:00 PM Eastern. Take an exclusive virtual visit into the workshop of Bruce Johnson, founder of the National Arts and Crafts Conference at the Grove Park Inn in Asheville, North Carolina and author of more than 14 books on antiques, woodworking, history, and Arts and Crafts. For more info, visit stickleymuseum.org.
August 9th – 15th – Virtual Celebration of the Colorado Street Bridge, online. Join Pasadena Heritage for a week-long virtual celebration of Pasadena’s iconic landmark. We can’t gather on the Bridge, but we can celebrate together! For more information, visit pasadenaheritage.org/bridgecelebration/
August 15th, 2020 – “A Conversation with Herb Stratford, Director of Gustav Stickley: American Craftsman” Zoom course for Stickley Museum members. 4:00 PM Eastern. Join us for a virtual visit with Herb Stratford. Hear the latest news about Stratford’s documentary Gustav Stickley: American Craftsman and enjoy a first opportunity to see the film’s trailer and behind-the-scenes interviews and footage. For more info, visit stickleymuseum.org.
August 22nd, 2020 – Farms Afield Virtual visit to the Harvey Ellis Bungalow at Crab Tree Farm. Enjoy a virtual visit to the extraordinary Harvey Ellis Bungalow at Crab Tree Farm in Lake Bluff, Illinois. Explore this remarkable structure, which was constructed using Ellis’ original designs, published in a December 1903 article in The Craftsman, and its interiors. For more info, visit stickleymuseum.org.
August 27th, 2020 – Roycroft Restoration Raffle. 6:00pm – Roycroft Copper Shop. We will be giving away 6 prizes, totaling $15,000 to only 450 lucky ticket holders, five prizes of $1,000 and one grand prize of $10,000. This is the largest raffle East Aurora has seen with some of the best odds of winning. Your ticket stub will be mailed to you via USPS. For more info, https://www.roycroftcampuscorporation.com/
September 10th – 13th, 2020 – 22nd Annual Arts and Crafts Conference, Chicago, IL. For more information, http://artinitiatives.com/
September 12th, 2020 – Wright Plus Architectural Housewalk. Tour the interiors of eight private residences and two landmark buildings designed by Frank Lloyd Wright and his contemporaries. For more info, https://www.flwright.org/
September 13th, 2020 – Art and Design Auction, 10 AM CDT. Toomey & Co Auctioneers. For more info, https://toomeyco.com/
September 14th, 2020 – “From American Home to Modern Workplace” Regional day trip to Milwaukee to visit Frank Lloyd Wright’s Model B home, the Frederick Bogk House, and tours of FLW designed workspaces. For more info, https://www.flwright.org/tours/
Sept. 22-26, 2020 – Pottery Lovers Show and Sale. For more information, https://potterylovers.org/
October 2nd – 6th, 2020 – Fallingwater: An Autumn Sonata. Travel to the iconic Frank Lloyd Wright-designed house with the Frank Lloyd Wright Trust and experience Fallingwater against the majestic autumn landscape of southwest Pennsylvania. For more information, please visit https://flwright.org/programs/adult
October 3rd – 4th, 2020 – Roycroft Campus Fall Festival. A variety of artists, produce, cultural groups. games, sample regional drinks, visit with live animals. For more info, https://www.roycroftcampuscorporation.com/upcoming-events/
October 24th, 2020 – “IF WALLS COULD TALK: Paper, Paint or Stencil in the Arts & Crafts Interior” Lecture & Presentation by Bo Sullivan. 6:30 – 8:30 PM PST. The Gamble House, Pasadena, CA. For more info, https://gamblehouse.org/upcoming-events/
November 4th – 7th, 2020 – Farms Afield: Discover Delaware. The Delaware Art Museum, Winterthur, the grand DuPont Hotel and more! The Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms. For more info, https://www.stickleymuseum.org/
November 4th – 15th, 2020 – Wright in Japan: The Architect’s Eastern Vision. Join the Frank Lloyd Wright Trust and discover Tokyo, Kyoto, Nagoya, Kobe and so much more. See masterpieces of contemporary architecture while taking part in traditional cultural experiences on this immersive, experiential journey. For more information, please visit https://flwright.org/programs/adult
November 6th – 8th, 2020 – Craftsman Weekend. Tours, receptions, presentations, and the flagship Sale and Show. Pasadena Heritage, Pasadena, CA. For more information, visit www.pasadenaheritage.org.
November 6th- 8th, 2020 – 57th Annual Delaware Antiques Show, Chase Center on the Riverfront, Wilmington, Delaware. Join us for the finest offerings of American antiques and decorative arts, including furniture, paintings, rugs, ceramics, silver, jewelry, and more at our 57th Annual Delaware Antiques Show. For more info, http://www.winterthur.org/exhibitions-events/events/delaware-antiques-show/
December 5th, 2020 – Roycroft Campus Holiday Art Show. We feature artists in a variety of media from glass, wood, fiber, paint, metal and more. For more info, https://www.roycroftcampuscorporation.com/upcoming-events/
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