Tag Archives: Museums

In Sparkling Company

Casket with glass panels, fused, gilded, and molded nonlead glass; metal. Probably England, possibly James Cox, about 1760–1770.

News from the Corning Museum of Glass on its 2020 Spring Exhibition Sourced from CMoG press releases on the exhibit and its accompanying book In Sparkling Company, Reflections on Glass in the 18th Century British World   The Corning Museum of Glass (CMoG) announced its spring exhibition In Sparkling Company: Glass and Social Life in […]

Tips and Trends: May 2019

Tips and Trends: May 2019

by Pontus Silfverstolpe Everything Has A Price When I was little and watched James Bond with my father, he would repeatedly tell me, “They’re just pretending,” as the well-groomed secret agent knocked back drinks and seduced ladies, while baddies were shredded in machinery, sucked out of airplanes or eaten alive by sharks in someone’s pool. […]

Museum Highlights: November 2016

Museum Highlights: November 2016

Mid-Century Design The San Francisco Airport Museum – San Francisco, CA The San Francisco Airport Museum, located in the International Terminal of the San Francisco Airport, is showcasing a diverse and comprehensive collection of mid-century studio art, graphic design, and manufactured goods with the ongoing exhibit “A Modern Approach: Mid-Century Design.” Running through April 9, […]

On the Road to … Vermont

On the Road to ... Vermont

Antiquing is a great way to get out and experience the history and culture of Vermont. The Green Mountains are blessed with fascinating antique shops throughout the state and some significant multi-dealer cooperatives. Depending upon which area you visit, choose a destination and plan from there. Visit the Vermont Antiques Dealers Association website (www.vermontada.com), AntiqueTrails.com, […]

Museum Highlights: June 2016

Museum Highlights: June 2016

Little Dreams in Glass and Metal: Enameling in America The Crocker Art Museum Sacramento, CA The Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento, CA will host the traveling exhibition Little Dreams in Glass and Metal: Enameling in America, 1920 to the Present from June 19th September 11th, 2016. This is the first nationally traveling exhibition to survey […]

On the Road to… Massachusetts

On the Road to... Massachusetts

Whether your travels take you to Western Mass and the beautiful Berkshires, or to Boston and its numerous attractions, Central Mass and its many antique destination towns, or the beaches and shops on Cape Cod, there is no shortage of things for the antique lover and collector to do or places to visit. ANTIQUES & […]

Museum Highlights: May 2016

Museum Highlights: May 2016

American Sound and Beauty – The Country Music Hall of Fame Nashville, TN The Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville is currently running the exhibit American Sound and Beauty: Guitars from the Bachman Gretsch Collection, which ends July 10th. Featuring seventy-five vintage guitars from the early 1930s to the early 1980s, this show offers […]

On the Road to… Illinois

Published On the Road To... Illinois

Welcome to “the Prairie State.” From its big cities to small towns, Illinois offers something for everyone – outdoor enthusiasts, art lovers, history buffs, foodies, antique shoppers… Get your kicks on Historic Route 66 by taking in the many kitschy, interesting things to do along the stretch that runs through the state, walk Chicago’s Magnificent […]

On the Road to… New Mexico

On the Road to... New Mexico

Perhaps nowhere else does art and architecture capture the vernacular and cultural landscape as perfectly as in New Mexico; a place where modernism and primitivism comfortably coexist. The last two decades of the 1800s saw a migration of artists to New Mexico, and the settling of art colonies in Taos and Santa Fe that spawned […]

Publishers Corner: February 2016

Maxine Carter-Lome - Publisher

Arts & Crafts Road Trips In December the editorial staff and I took a road trip to The Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms in Morris Plains, New Jersey. Having lived in northern New Jersey for 17 years (another lifetime ago) I am familiar with Morris Plains but was unaware of the museum’s existence until researching […]