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Artists’ Studio

The Vaillancourt production team at work in the Sutton, MA artists' studios.

Yes, Vaillancourt Folk Art chalkware is made here. The biggest advantage that our Manchaug Mills location offers us is the ability for visitors to peek into our Artist’s Studio—something we try to replicate online for those who like to shop eCommerce. While many come to shop at our Sutton, MA retail gallery there are many that come to take full advantage of The Vaillancourt Experience. Before or after perusing the shelves, appreciating the fine art quality of our chalkware, we invite you to visit our Artist’s Studio where you can see the process of creating chalkware. With a small staff of trained artists—our average employee has been with us for 18 years—you can watch the pieces come alive as each artist paints different steps on each chalkware collectible. Guided tours through the Artist’s Studio are available every weekday throughout the year—large groups, including bus tours, can schedule a presentation and tour through both the Artist’s Studio and Christmas Museum, where Christmas traditions from around the world are brought to life.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Vaillancourt Christmas Market Cruise (Elbe River)

Monday, November 29, 2021 - Thursday, December 9, 2021

Sutton Chain of Lights

Saturday, December 5, 2020

#DickensWeekend: A Christmas Carol with Gerald Charles Dickens

Saturday, November 27, 2021 - Sunday, November 28, 2021

Vaillancourt Christkindlesmarkt & Artisan Show 2020 – Part 1

Friday, November 13, 2020 - Saturday, November 14, 2020

Christmas Opening with Starlight Santa

Friday, November 6, 2020 - Sunday, November 8, 2020

Wine & Entertaining

The 2020 Starlight Santa

The German Tradition