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2014 with Old Sturbridge Village

Vaillancourt Folk Art is continuing their long-standing tradition of support for Old Sturbridge Village. Vaillancourt has designed the fourth in a series of hand painted chalkware santas exclusively for Old Sturbridge Village. The 2014 piece features a baby lamb, symbolic of one of the Village’s most popular sites – The Freeman Farm. Santa’s sack is Read More »

Published Thursday, August 7th, 2014 in Press Releases.


Martha Stewart’s American Made 2014

Vaillancourt Folk Art has been nominated for Martha Stewart’s 2014 American Made Audience Choice Award for their American-made fine art Christmas chalkware.

Published Friday, July 25th, 2014 in Press Releases.


Starlight Santa To Benefit UMass Memorial Children’s Medical Center

Vaillancourt Folk Art is excited to announce the new partnership with UMass Memorial Children’s Medical Center during their 25th Annual Starlight Santa.

Published Friday, May 23rd, 2014 in Press Releases.


Coming to Dillard’s in 2014

Vaillancourt Folk Art, know for domestically painted, fine-art quality Christmas Chalkware is happy to announce the availability at Dillard’s this holiday.

Published Thursday, May 22nd, 2014 in Press Releases.


Remembering: Bruce Hanes

This month we lost one of Vaillancourt’s Folk Art best friends, Dr. Bruce Hanes. In 1983 I purchased our first three chocolate mould from Bruce at a show in Sturbridge, Massachusetts. Over the next 30 years over 90% of our moulds were purchased from Bruce his wife Lorry and then their children, Butch and Cherrie. Bruce Read More »

Published Tuesday, May 6th, 2014 in Press Releases.


New Byers/Vaillancourt Shopper Caroler

For a second year, Vaillancourt Folk Art and Byers’ Choice have teamed up to create the Shopping Caroler with Vaillancourt Chalkware originals.

Published Monday, April 14th, 2014 in Press Releases.


Lecture: The Furniture and Life of Nathan Lombard

For Immediate Release Sutton, MA — On Tuesday, April 8th at 7:00pm, Vaillancourt Folk Art welcomes the Senior Curator of Decorative Arts at Old Sturbridge Village, Christie Jackson, in celebrating the life and furniture of Nathan Lombard who resided in Sutton in the early 1800s. Delightfully designed and intricately inlayed, the furniture of Nathan Lombard Read More »

Published Thursday, March 20th, 2014 in Press Releases.


Retail Gallery Back To Normal Hours

Starting March 1st, Vaillancourt Folk Art’s Retail Gallery will resume its normal business hours. Perfect timing for the release of the 2014 Irish Santa!

Published Thursday, February 27th, 2014 in Press Releases.
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