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CW2016 Lecture: Christmas Lights – The History, The Future and Fun with Decorating.

Debra has been a collector of vintage Christmas lights before her pieces were considered “vintage.” Learn about the History of Christmas lights and discover where lights are going today with the advancement of LED bulbs. Have fun seeing how to incorporate burned out bulbs, vintage boxes, vintage strands of lights and the new LED lights Read More »

Published Monday, December 28th, 2015 in Press Releases.


Welcome to the family…

These are new stores that will be carrying the Vaillancourt Folk Art line for the 2015 season. See where you can buy chalkware near you.

Published Wednesday, July 1st, 2015 in Press Releases.


Dickens’ Doctor Marigold This Thanksgiving Weekend

Dickens is no stranger to Christmas at Vaillancourt Folk Art. Since 2009, Gerald Charles Dickens has made the flight from England to take stage at Vaillancourt’s in Sutton, MA to perform his one man performance of A Christmas Carol—in a similar fashion that his great-great grandfather, Charles Dickens, did during his American readings. Each year Read More »

Published Tuesday, May 5th, 2015 in Press Releases.


Steve Martin presents Noah’s Ark: The Legend, The Lore, The CATastrophe

Steve Martin joins us for the 2015 Lecture Series at Collector’s Weekend to talk about Noah’s Ark: The Legend, The Lore, The CATastrophe.

Published Monday, March 2nd, 2015 in Press Releases.


Katie Parrish: The Rebel Painter

Each year, Vaillancourt Folk Art is proud to offer different lectures during Collector’s Weekend. This year, as we celebrate our 20th Annual Collector’s Weekend, it is only fitting that we celebrate you: the collector. Our first lecture series speaker has never missed a Collector’s Weekend Painting Workshop since attending the first when she was just 14-years old. Her work has Read More »

Published Tuesday, February 17th, 2015 in Press Releases.


Reserve Your 2015 Premier Numbers Today

Premier Number Weekend will begin Friday, March 6th at 5:00pm through Sunday. Judi will be on hand signing the 2015 Chalkware line Friday and Saturday.

Published Friday, January 30th, 2015 in Press Releases.


In Memory of Vaughn Rawson of The Whimsical Whittler

The Vaillancourt family is sad to note the passing of Vaughn Rawson. Vaughn and his wife, Stephanie, were the team of artists that formed The Whimsical Whittler. The carvings created by this wonderful couple have been featured in our gallery for over 20 years and cherished by collectors around the country. In addition to creating beautiful Read More »

Published Monday, January 19th, 2015 in Press Releases.


Collector’s Weekend 2015: Registration Now Open

You can now register for the 20th Annual Collector’s Weekend which will take place at our Sutton studios on Friday, April 24 through Sunday, April 26th!

Published Wednesday, December 31st, 2014 in Press Releases.
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