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Happy 160th Birthday, Gustav Stickley!

By: Vonda K. Givens Executive Director Kristen McCauley, Senior Manager of Education and Interpretation Maeve Forde, Visitor Services Associate March 9 will mark 160 years since Gustav Stickley’s birth. To celebrate, it would be easy to write about Gustav Stickley’s … Continue reading

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2017 Administration Building Rehabilitation!

The Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms is delighted to announce plans to undertake a full rehabilitation of the Administration Building on the Craftsman Farms campus. This project, made possible through generous Open Space funding support from the Township of Parsippany-Troy … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season

Every year, the Stickley family home is adorned for the holidays in period style, c. 1915, with a focus on Gustav Stickley’s own principles. Utilizing holiday greens, pinecones, and the home’s forest palette, the decorations bring nature indoors and spotlight … Continue reading

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Help Us Meet The Challenge

Together we can make it happen! Thanks to your gifts and the gifts of hundreds of generous supporters like you, we are a third of the way to our $7,500 challenge grant! Your annual fund donations support educational programs, building … Continue reading

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An August visit to Craftsman Farms

“As the automobile turned up the shady road at Craftsman Farms the Traveler was struck again by the charm of the houses – the air of content with which they nestled beneath their own protecting eaves.”  —  The Craftsman, October … Continue reading

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The Collection: Morris Chair, no. 2341

Thanks to the generosity of one Colorado family, the Stickley Museum at Craftsman Farms has been entrusted with the care of one of their family’s seats, an early 1902 Gustav Stickley #2341 reclining chair in nearly perfect original condition. 1911 … Continue reading

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The Collection: Hall Settle, c. 1902

Our virtual tour of Gustav Stickley’s Log House is back with some notable recent additions to the museum’s collection.     At the south end of the dining room sits a monumental oak hall settle, c. 1902, with (functional) butterfly … Continue reading

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Now on view!

Now on view in the Log House! Produced by Stickley’s Craftsman Workshops and custom made for Craftsman Farms, these two oak saw horses, c. 1910, supported a collapsible table which the family used during social events and other large parties. … Continue reading

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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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After the Dance, 1914

This weekend, as many of us will be attending or planning holiday parties, spending time with family and friends, and generally making merry, we’ll stop to take a look at the vignette in the Styling an American Family exhibition titled … Continue reading

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