Artnet News selects Granary by Amie Cunat as something not to miss in NY

From Artnet News: The Shakers, a 19th-century Christian religious sect known for its furniture design and craftsmanship, has become a major influence on Amie Cunat, who last year transformed VICTORI + MO into a brightly colored meetinghouse based on historic Shaker artifacts. This time around, she’s brought her vibrant work to an actual granary built […]

Mary Gail Biebel Elected to Board of Trustees of Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon

The Trustees of Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon unanimously elected Mary Gail Biebel to the Board and to the office of Treasurer on Saturday, August 3. Biebel has been involved with the Shaker Museum for many years in a pro bono consulting capacity, most recently assisting the organization to draft its 2018 – 2020 strategic […]

“O! How very warm”: The Shakers in summer

During these warm and occasionally sultry days of July and August, one might ask, how did the Shakers cope with summer? Journals and a regular column, “Home Notes,” to which each community contributed for the Shaker-published periodical Manifesto, show that like all of us, they occasionally bemoaned the weather, but enjoyed the season as well. […]

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