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Preparing for Nantucket

Judi is preparing the Christkindlmarket booth for a nautical theme for the summer’s retail show on the island of Nantucket.

Published Thursday, July 3rd, 2014 in Collector's Corner.


Mark your calendar: Collector’s Weekend 2015

Registration will not be available until January 1, 2015. It’s the 20th Annual Collector’s Weekend, so it is fitting that this year we are focusing on you, the collector! Consider joining us for the entire weekend as we have lecturers from special collector guests, our annual dinner—at Worcester’s The People’s Kitchen—with collectors from around the country, and Read More »

Published Tuesday, June 17th, 2014 in Collector's Corner.


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.


While Santa is Sleeping: Q1

While Santa Is Sleeping is a series that analyzes the domestic wholesale and retail Christmas industry. Since 1984, Vaillancourt Folk Art has hand-painted chalkware figurines in their Sutton, MA studios. This small, family business produces fine art quality products for their retail gallery in Sutton as well as custom designs to stores around the country.

Published Saturday, May 10th, 2014 in Collector's Corner.


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.


Vault: 30th Anniversary Edition

In 2006, we moved our production studios from the farmhouse on Armsby Road into the Manchaug Mills. During this move, bins of old chalkware that Gary had been squirreling away were found. These pieces have been made available through the Vault Collection. In conjunction with the 30th Anniversary Celebration, we’ve released a lot of past Read More »

Published Monday, April 21st, 2014 in Collector's Corner.


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.
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