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Enjoy retirement, Barbara!

Today marks the end of Barbara Terry’s 17 years at Vaillancourt Folk Art. When Barbara’s husband retired she joined us part time for pin money, but, shortly thereafter, her part-time soon became 32-hours a week. Hired to do the aging, she has virtually aged every piece that has come through painting for all these years. Read More »

Published Monday, March 21st, 2016 in Press Releases.


CW2016: Friday Evening with Sam James

Vaillancourt Folk Art is pleased to announce Sam James will be performing at the Friday Evening opening event for the 2016 Collector’s Weekend.

Published Wednesday, February 10th, 2016 in Press Releases.


CW2016 Lecture: Christmas Trees in Early Postcards

American and European postcards: Christmas trees and a glimpse of early 20th century life.

Published Tuesday, February 9th, 2016 in Press Releases.


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.
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