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Curator of Historic Home Content Named for Connecticut Show
by M.A.D. Staff

Rebecca Lineberry, a restorer and designer of antique homes in Connecticut, will direct content for the Haddam Historical Society’s Connecticut River Valley Antiques Show and Historic Home Fair, to be held October 19 and 20 in Higganum, Connecticut. Lineberry, whose ongoing restoration of a 1755 Colonial-style single-family home in Higganum was ... (Read More)

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Awe
by Baron Perlman

He...who can no longer pause to wonder and stand rapt in awe, is as good as dead: his eyes are closed. ... (Read More)

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Rich Penn Joins Morphy Auctions
by M.A.D. Staff

Rich Penn, an Iowa auction company CEO and antique advertising specialist, has joined Morphy Auctions in the newly created role of market development officer. From his base in Waterloo, Iowa, Penn will work in tandem with Morphy’s marketing team and will advise on the latest technological innovations for the auction process. ... (Read More)

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New Show in Guilford, Connecticut
by M.A.D. Staff

Debbie Turi of D. Turi Antique Shows has announced a new show: the Shoreline Antiques & Retro Market, to be held on the fairgrounds in Guilford, Connecticut, June 1 and 2. According to Turi, “We are planning on a varied market with dealers showing folk art, Americana, furniture, decorator art, mid-century ... (Read More)

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Hanging with Rob Wolfe
by Julie Schlenger Adell

The ability to tell stories through objects is what gets Rob Wolfe out of bed every morning. He grew up in Bettendorf, Iowa, with his older brother, Mike, who is his counterpart on the History Channel’s American Pickers, soon to begin its 25th season. The Wolfe boys constructed forts in ... (Read More)

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Free Admission to Those under 18 at Rhinebeck Show
by M.A.D. Staff

The Spring Antiques at Rhinebeck show on May 25 and 26 will offer free admission to anyone under 18. The Memorial Day weekend show, produced by Barn Star Productions, will be held at the Dutchess County Fairgrounds in Rhinebeck, New York. The entire show will be held indoors. ... (Read More)

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Ringing the Warning Bell
by Clayton Pennington

On the lawn of a Maine historical society sits a bronze bell cast by the Revere Foundry in Boston. The foundry cast over 900 bells between 1792 and 1843, and 24 of them are in the state of Maine. This particular bell was originally hung in a church, but when ... (Read More)

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Boscobel House and Gardens Raising Money to Fix Library Ceiling
by Libby Miner

During the evening of April 16, the plaster ceiling of the library room at Boscobel House and Gardens, Garrison, New York, collapsed without warning. According to a press release, no one was in the building at the time, but the incident caused major damage to the library, its contents, and ... (Read More)

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The Sale of the Attix Collection
by Lita Solis-Cohen

Locati LLC, Pineville, Pennsylvania Photos courtesy Locati LLC C. Thomas Attix Jr. (1927-2012) was a passionate collector who liked wood, silver, and Oriental rugs. A corporate lawyer for RCA, the father of four bought carefully, filling his house in New Jersey with furniture made in the mid-18th and early 19th centuries. He ... (Read More)

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Exhibitions, June2024
by M.A.D. Staff

Louise Nevelson, Royal Tide I, 1960, painted wood, 7'2" x 40" x 8". Gift of Peter and Beverly Lipman. Photo courtesy Storm King Art Center by Jerry L. Thompson, © 2022 Estate of Louise Nevelson / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York. —Through June 9 —Waterville, Maine The World Outside: Louise Nevelson ... (Read More)
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