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Jeannie Hebert: Chocolate from Moulds

Jeannie Hebert will join us for Collector’s Weekend to talk about the chocolate making process and its use of chocolate moulds.

Published Monday, February 10th, 2014 in Press Releases.


Erb Photography: Photographing Christmas

We are pleased to announce that Erb Photography will be joining us during our 19th annual Collector’s Weekend. On Saturday, April 26th at 10:00am, Scott Erb and Donna Dufault will start our Lecture Series off with their topic on photographing Christmas. Husband and wife duo, Scott and Donna, are based in Worcester, Massachusetts and are Read More »

Published Tuesday, January 28th, 2014 in Press Releases.


Vivienne McGee

It is with great sorrow that we announce the passing of Vivienne McGee. Vivienne was not only one of Vaillancourt Folk Art’s early dealers, but a close friend of Gary and Judi. Viviennes passion for decorating made her store a Mecca for shoppers even though it was in a remote part of Pennsylvania. She was constantly Read More »

Published Saturday, January 11th, 2014 in News and Press.


30 Years of Traditions

Yes, Massachusetts, there is a Santa Claus.   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sutton, MA —Vaillancourt Folk Art, the Massachusetts small business known for their hand painted Chalkware Santas, mouth blown Polish glass ornaments, and handmade English dinnerware, is celebrating 30 years of creating family traditions. Gary and Judi Vaillancourt established the company in 1984, when Judi, Read More »

Published Monday, December 30th, 2013 in Press Releases.


Merry Christmas!

From all of us at Vaillancourt Folk Art, we hope that you have a very Merry Christmas and happy and healthy New Years!

Published Tuesday, December 24th, 2013 in Press Releases.


1860 Christmas at Salisbury Mansion: 2013 Home For The Holidays

Judi Vaillancourt’s 2013 Home For The Holidays decorations for the Worcester Historical Museum‘s Salisbury Mansion are timely… for the 1860s. This year, experience the wonder of the holiday season with decorations evocative of 1960s and 1860s throughout the period rooms of Salisbury Mansion. See the various ways the holidays may have been celebrated through the Read More »

Published Thursday, December 5th, 2013 in Press Releases.


A Christmas Carol: 2013

2013 celebrates our fifth year having Gerald Charles Dickens join us in Sutton and second year performing at the historic Mechanics Hall in Worcester, MA. Gerald Charles Dickens’ performance of the classic ghost story,A Christmas Carol, is, in the words of Gerald, “intense and the audience oh so responsive.” To all of those who joined Read More »

Published Wednesday, December 4th, 2013 in Press Releases.


Vaillancourt Chalkware featured in Foodies of New England Magazine

We are honored that the staff of Foodies of New England chose us to be part of their festive Fall issue.  It amazes us, even after 30 years, that these beautiful antique Chocolate Moulds help create the three dimensional canvas for our chalkware figurines. From Chocolate to Chalkware Written by Honee Hess with photography by Read More »

Published Friday, October 11th, 2013 in News and Press.
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