Tag Archives: Museums

On the Road to… Georgia

On the Road to... Georgia

Georgia, the Peach State, has a rich and sweeping history that spans almost three centuries and many important events. Named for King George II of England, Georgia is known for peanuts, pecans, peaches and antiques. SHOWS 12th Semi-Annual Braselton Antique & Holiday Festival October 23-25 Downtown Braselton, GA 120 booths. Free admission, good food and […]

On the Road to… California

California has it all in June – fun in the sun weather, beaches, the mountains, wine, music, museums… and outdoor flea markets and antique shows up and down the coast, and throughout the state. ANTIQUE SHOWS, FLEA MARKETS, COLLECTIBLE EVENTS Pasadena Antique Show and Sale May 29-31, 11am-7pm Pasadena, CA  www.bustamante-shows.com The Pasadena Antique Show […]

On the Road to… Florida

On the Road to... Florida

With winter blanketing most of the country in cold and snow, Florida is the place to be in February, especially if you enjoy antiquing and going to antique shows and flea markets! No matter what coast of Florida is in your travel plans, there’s sure to be a show, shop, or event of interest to […]

Mechanical Musical Instruments and Automata Collection Awarded to Morris Museum

Mechanical Musical Instruments and Automata Collection Awarded to Morris Museum – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – February 2005 The Morris Museum, located in Morristown, NJ, recently announced it was awarded The Murtogh D. Guinness Collection of historic mechanical musical instruments and automata. The collection represents one of the most significant of its kind in […]

Art Deco 1909 to 1939: Groundbreaking Exhibit's Final Stop at MFA Boston

Art Deco 1909 to 1939: Groundbreaking Exhibit’s Final Stop at MFA Boston – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – September 2004 A groundbreaking exhibition in its final U.S. venue at Boston’s MFA by Tony Fusco One of the reasons the Art Deco style is so difficult to define is that it really is not a […]

The Mercer Museums: Fonthill, Moravian Pottery, and More

The Mercer Museums: Fonthill, Moravian Pottery, and More – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – March 2004 Henry Chapman Mercer Henry Chapman Mercer is a legend in Bucks County Pennsylvania. An historian, archaeologist, collector, and ceramist, Mercer left a collection of pre-Industrial antiques and collectibles ? as well as a lifestyle and an art form […]

The National Museum of American Illustration: A New Treasure in Newport, Rhode Island

The National Museum of American Illustration: A New Treasure in Newport, Rhode Island – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – September 2003 A New Treasure in Newport, Rhode Island Long shunned by art museums for their mass-produced works, illustrators have earned a home of their own in one of Newport’s most beautiful neighborhoods. The National […]

Johnson & Wales’ Culinary Museum: Greasin' Up the Griddle and Rollin' into History

Johnson & Wales’ Culinary Museum: Greasin’ Up the Griddle and Rollin’ into History – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – August 2003 Johnson & Wales’ Culinary Museum in Providence, RI Celebrates 130 Years of Diners Jack Nicholson got angry in one. Kevin Bacon got famous in one. Rosie the Bounty waitress got tidy in one. So […]

The Norman Rockwell Museum at Stockbridge

The Norman Rockwell Museum at Stockbridge – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – November 2002 Stockbridge, MA – The Norman Rockwell Museum at Stockbridge holds the world’s largest and most significant collection of works by Norman Rockwell, including more than 570 paintings and drawings and an archive of over 100,000 photographs, letters and materials. […]

Three Centuries of Art and Architecture at the Portland Museum of Art

Three Centuries of Art and Architecture at the Portland Museum of Art – The Journal of Antiques and Collectibles – October 2002 Restored Federal-era McLellan House and Beaux-Arts L. D. M. Sweat Memorial Galleries Reopen. On Saturday, October 5, 2002, the Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME,  will reopen to the public two fully-restored historic […]