In a new exhibition, Silver: From Mine to Masterpiece, scheduled to open Sept. 12, 2015 at the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum in Williamsburg, 170 items of silver — from the colonial period to the early 19th century — will be displayed. The exhibition runs through Jan. 7, 2018.
The current auction record for a Spitler-decorated item, which was set in 2004, is nearly $1 million. Antoinette Rahn compiles a list of little-known facts regarding the life and work of Johannes Spitler (1774-1837).
In an unparalleled exhibition, 50 pieces of original art by art icon Will Eisner will appear at Geppi’s Entertainment Museum at Camden Yards, Baltimore, beginning Sept. 26.
Phyllis Baskerville is hoping to spread the word about her Dolly Mama's Museum of Dolls & Toys, with the hope that she can find a new home for the collection.
It’s official, the largest collection of bobbleheads and bobblehead-related memorabilia will call Milwaukee, Wis., its home, as the National Bobblehead Hall of Fame and Museum prepares for its 2016 grand opening.
Come Oct. 5 Phoenix's Musical Instrument Museum will be host to auction action as bidders vie for items from the collection of the late Waylon Jennings, a pioneer of outlaw country music, during a sale presented by Guernsey's.
A variety of lots, including a brilliant still-life painting, stoneware footed chalice-form baptism bow, and an electric table lamp marked ‘Pairpoint 3070’ earned top dollar during a spring auction offered by Roan Auctioneers.
Enjoy an endearing story about the life of a humble German rag doll, as told by Kathy Gregg, administrator of the Spencer Doll and Toy Museum in Spencer, North Carolina.
Once favored gifts for all ages, thimbles have found their way out of long-forgotten sewing baskets and into collections of dedicated enthusiasts. Antoinette Rahn compiles a list of 10 fascinating facts about these diminutive needlework tools.
The Corning Museum of Glass’ new exhibition “René Lalique: Enchanted by Glass” examines the lifework of the renowned artist, paying tribute to his resilient spirit of innovation.