Category Archives: Museum News

Save the Stone Piers!

In building Craftsman Farms, Gustav Stickley utilized local materials extensively, including the local fieldstone.  All gathered from the property, this fieldstone now makes up building foundations, chimneys, and fences, as well as a series of stone piers that lined the … Continue reading

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Holiday Wishes from Our House to Yours

This digital greeting card made with Smilebox

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A Casual Evening at Home, Fall 1910

We continue our virtual tour of the Styling an American Family exhibition with a casual evening at home in the fall of 1910. At the north end of the living room, gathered around the hearth, are four young women involved … Continue reading

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Hurricane Sandy Update

During this difficult time for so many on the east coast, we have a bit of good news.  The Log House is safe and weathered the recent storms remarkably well.  Prior to Sandy, we prepared the Log House for the … Continue reading

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A Formal Wedding at a Country Estate, Spring 1911.

We invite you to take a virtual tour of the Styling an American Family exhibition in this series of blogs that will each address one of the nine vignettes that make up the exhibition.  The 1910s were a period of … Continue reading

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We’re Celebrating an American Style all Weekend!

To say this is a big weekend for the Stickley Museum, would be an understatement.  It’s our biggest weekend of the year and there are still plenty of opportunities to be a part of it! Saturday, we will be hosting … Continue reading

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Join us for Old-Fashioned Fun at Fall Family Day!

Mark your calenders! Tomorrow, Saturday September 22 is Fall Family Day! Celebrate fall harvest and the farming heritage of Craftsman Farms with good old-fashioned fun for the whole family! This annual festival, our biggest family program of the year, includes … Continue reading

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By the Light of the Silvery Moon: An Exhibition Opening

“Styling an American Family” opened on Saturday September 8 to thunderous approval.  Despite bad weather, the exhibition opening reception – which sold-out a week prior to the event – was attended by members and non-members from near and far.  A … Continue reading

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Installing “Styling an American Family” and Bringing Fashion to Craftsman Farms

Fashions for the “Styling an American Family” exhibition have arrived at Craftsman Farms!  Wednesday afternoon all the mannequins, fashions, props, and accessories for “Styling an American Family” arrived via one 27-ft truck direct from Syracuse.  This special delivery marked the … Continue reading

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New Exhibition of 1910s Fashions Opens September 8th!

The Museum has been buzzing with activity lately, getting ready for the opening of our fall exhibition, “Styling an American Family: The 1910s at Gustav Stickley’s Craftsman Farms.” With the exhibition opening in a little over two weeks, the staff … Continue reading

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