- American Textile History Museum | www.athm.org
The American Textile History Museum tells America’s story through the art, history, and science of our textiles. Caroline Stevens Rogers, a member of a venerable textile industry family and a handweaver and dyer in her own right, founded the Merrimack Valley Textile Museum in North Andover, Massachusetts in 1960. Today, the Museum has expanded its mission, changed its name, and since 1997 has occupied the historic 150,000 square foot Kitson Manufacturing Company building adjacent to the Lowell National Historical Park.
- Ashville Art and Crafts | www.ashevilleart.net
American Folk Art, Traditional and Non-traditional art, crafts and gift ideas.
- Biggs Museum of American Art | www.biggsmuseum.org
The Biggs Museum of American Art houses a personal collection that has been in the making for over half a century. A native of Middletown, Delaware and with strong family ties to the history of the State, Sewell C. Biggs has assembled an impressive collection that reveals his devotion to the arts of the Delaware Valley region. The paintings span two hundred years and survey major periods in American art, from colonial portraiture to twentieth-century Impressionism. The furniture and silver represent some of the best Delaware and Philadelphia craftsmen in the colonial and federal periods.
- Hunterdon Art Museum | www.hunterdonartmuseum.org
The Hunterdon Museum of Art offers exhibitions and educational programs for people of all ages. The museum, a landmark regional art center since 1952, is housed in a 19th century stone grist mill which is on the National Register of Historic Places. In this historic setting, the museum presents exhibitions of modern and contemporary art, featuring established as well as emerging artists.
- The Museum of American Folk Art Online | www.folkartmuseum.org
Folk art captures the heart of American culture. It speaks to diversity of heritage and shared national experience, individual creativity, and community values. The museums collection of more than 4,000 artworks span three centuries of American visual expression, from unflinching portraits, dazzling quilts, and muscular weathervanes to potent works by contemporary self-taught artists in a variety of mediums.
- NHMade | nhmade.com
The premier internet shopping site for art, craft and other fine products made in New Hampshire.
- The Society of Arts and Crafts | www.societyofcrafts.org
SAC’s gallery is located in Boston’s Back Bay in the gallery district on Newbury Street. The gallery occupies two floors, with a retail gallery on the first floor and an exhibition gallery on the second. Boston’s only dedicated craft exhibition space features four exhibitions annually. An open and eclectic philosophy allows us to exhibit emerging and mature artists, introduce new craft forms, and embrace exhibitions that would not generally be considered in commercial venues.
- Wadsorth Atheneum Museum of Art | www.wadsworthatheneum.org
The Wadsworth Atheneum, America’s oldest public art museum, continues to thrive and grow. They ae currently refurbishing the “castle” exterior, have extensively renovated the sculpture garden, are continuously acquiring new works, and are now planning an expansion of gallery space. True to founder Daniel Wadsworth’s vision, they continue to collect and share the world’s greatest art. The best show in town, and the region for that matter, is the permanent collection of more than 45,000 works of art. Many fine paintings collected by Wadsworth from the Hudson River School are now considered masterpieces of American art, and are one of the highlights of any Wadsworth visit.