Media

Publications

  • Shaker: Function, Purity, Perfection

    Shaker: Function, Purity, Perfection is an homage to the traditional Shaker values of grace and simplicity. Featured are twenty-eight essential pieces that highlight the defining elements of Shaker design and demonstrate a dedication to perfection, as well as essays by Sir Terence Conran, David Stocks, and Jerry Grant.

    (Assouline Publishing, 2015)

  • The Shakers: From Mount Lebanon to the World

    This major book on Shaker history and material culture contains extensive new photography of the Museum’s collections and the Mount Lebanon historic site, as well as essays about Mount Lebanon and contributions from the living Shakers of Sabbathday Lake, Maine.

    (Skira Rizzoli Publications, 2014)

  • Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon Journal, Winter 2012/2013

    The first volume of our Journal, awarded First Prize in the nationwide Museums Publication Design Competition for a Scholarly Journal Published by a Small Museum in 2013 by the American Alliance of Museums, includes scholarly and popular interest articles about the Shakers and the legacy connecting their history to current creative lives and work.

    (Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon, 2012)

  • Material Manifestations: Cultural and Material Affects of Shaker Artifacts

    A book and exhibition of the work of the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's Architecture Department exploring potential futures for the Shaker legacy.

    (Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute and Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon, 2010)

  • Making His Mark: The Work of Shaker Craftsman Orren Haskins

    (Shaker Museum and Library, 1997)

  • Noble But Plain: The Shaker Meetinghouse At Mount Lebanon

    (Shaker Museum and Library, 1994)

  • Shakerism and Feminism: Reflections on Women’s Religion and the Early Shakers

    (Shaker Museum and Library, 1991)