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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: Pysanka, the Ukrainian Egg

Bill Davis considers himself a driven collector.  Among other things he collects postcards, Christmas ornaments and egg-shaped things.  His egg collection contains examples made from glass, wood, chalkware, ceramic, hardstone and numerous decorated natural eggs.  Many years ago he was attending the arts and crafts festival in State College, Pennsylvania where he met a woman Read More »

Published Tuesday, December 29th, 2015 in News and Press.


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.


Merry Christmas 2015!

There is no secret that we love Christmas. As we come to the end of another Christmas season, we hope that our fine art quality Chalkware pieces continue to play an important role in your family’s traditions. It is the greatest pleasure in the world to know that all 20 of our Massachusetts employees play Read More »

Published Thursday, December 24th, 2015 in News and Press.


New England Hospitality, the 2015 Old Sturbridge Village Santa, is now available during their 8th Annual Gala Fundraiser.

At this year’s Gala Old Sturbridge Village will be unveiling the fifth in the series of unique chalkware Vaillancourt Santas. Created exclusively for the Village from vintage European chocolate moulds, these heirloom pieces honor the Gala tradition. Available for purchase on this website; reserve yours now! Learn more »

Published Wednesday, August 19th, 2015 in Collector's Corner.


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.
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