Stitched in Time: American Needlework features some sixty examples of bed rugs, samplers, quilted petticoats, embroidered hand towels, crewelwork, mourning and commemorative needlework, and more.
Researchers in Williamsburg identify a building that housed an eighteenth-century school for black children
Count Colonial Williamsburg among the cultural institutions that had to settle for much more muted celebrations this year thanks to the coronavirus pandemic.
If you’ve listened to our podcast, Curious Objects, you probably already know about the exhibition inaugurating the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation’s renovated and enlarged art museums
See what’s going on this week in the art and antiques world
In this episode of Curious Objects, Michael Diaz-Griffith treks to Colonial Williamsburg in Virginia to talk with chief curator Ron Hurst about a new exhibition at the DeWitt Wallace Museum of Decorative Arts.
As part of the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum’s continuing celebration of the sixtieth anniversary of its founding, a new showcase of some fifty pieces from the museum’s permanent collection has been mounted for a long-term exhibition titled America’s Folk Art.
It’s been more than half a century since the groundbreaking Loan Exhibition of Southern Furniture 1640-1820 held at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts in 1952, and much has happened since then, not just in the study of southern furniture but of the decorative arts of the region as a whole. It is time, indeed, to revisit the subject on …
Colonial Williamsburg will convene its sixty-third annual Antiques Forum between February 20 and 24, 2011. The theme this year, Decorative Arts Forensics: How We Know What We Know, is intended to shed light on some of the fascinating advances in techniques for historical research and scientific investigation that have opened new avenues of verification for curators, collectors, and scholars. The …
How Sumpter Priddy III became a preeminent antiques dealer
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