Ralph Gardner Jr: Labor Is A Form Of Worship

WAMC commentator Ralph Gardner, Jr. talks about the Shakers and a recent exhibition of Shaker baskets from Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon at the Columbia County Historical Society.

Suzanne Heggie Werner joins Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon Board of Trustees

Suzanne Heggie Werner has joined the Board of Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon.

Untangling a baffling inscription

This small case of 18 drawers was exhibited in 1986 at the Whitney Museum of American Art’s exhibition “Shaker Design,” and is one of the better known pieces in the Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon collection. It is remarkable in that each of the drawers in the two banks of nine drawers is a different height – gradually becoming deeper, drawer to drawer, from top to bottom.

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