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Collector’s Weekend 2016 Summary

As we celebrate our 21st annual Collector’s Weekend, we are thrilled to see collectors from as far south as Texas and as far west as Washington state. Stay tuned to this page throughout the week as we show some of the memories that were created here at our Sutton, MA studios.   Friday Saturday Collector’s Read More »

Published Saturday, April 23rd, 2016 in News and Press.


One of a kind favors…

Another reason to attend the Collector’s Dinner at the annual Collector’s Weekend: one of a kind favors! Although the dinner is sold out for this year, be certain to put it on your list of things to do for next year! We’re greatly looking forward to seeing everyone this upcoming weekend!

Published Wednesday, April 20th, 2016 in Collector's Corner.


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: 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.
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